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QuestionName, event, person etc
Who was the only English Pope?
Leon Czolgosz assassinated which American President?
The infamous Five Points was a district in which US city?
What was the pirate Blackbeard's real name?
The line 'Now is the winter of our discontent' comes from which Shakespeare play?
Who wrote 'The Beggar's Opera' in 1728?
Bob Hope was born in which country?
What was the name of the German cypher machine used in WWII?
What's missing? Ulster, Munster, Connaught......?
Who was King Richard I's Islamic antagonist in the Third Crusade?
Who invented a seed drill in 1701?
The Reign of Terror happened in which country?
Out of 32, how many enemy ships did the British sink or capture at Trafalgar?
Who is also known as the Maid of Orleans?
Who did Bobby Fischer defeat to win the World Chess Championship in 1972?
Who was Charles II's favourite mistress?
Istanbul used to be called what?
Martha Jane Burke is commonly known as who?
Who staged the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich 1923
What was the nickname of Otto von Bismarck?
The Cornhusker State is a nickname for which state?
Who held the world long jump record 1935-60?
In which city did Mahatma Gandhi train as a lawyer?
Galileo discovered the moons of which planet?
'Papa Doc' was President of which country?
QuestionName, event, person etc
In what year did SS Titanic sink?
Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?
In which country is Timbuktu?
Name the English poet allegedly killed in a brawl in 1593
Who is commonly known as Buffalo Bill?
Which Roman Emperor is known as 'Little Boots'?
By what other name is the Society of Jesus known?
What is the name of the sea-cook in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'?
In the Old West, what was a 'prairie schooner'?
Who wrote about a fictional country called Utopia?
Karl Marx was born in which country?
Name the native American John Rolfe married in 1614
Nelson lost which arm and which eye?
Highwayman Dick Turpin was hung in which city?
Who founded Xanadu?
What's missing? Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and....?
On which island was Napoleon born?
Lhasa is the capital of which formerly independent country?
Name either of the two British PM's who fought a duel.
Umberto II was the last king of which country?
Bob Ford shot who?
Hansen's Disease is another name for...?
What were King George V's last words?
Over which present day country did the Mughal emperors rule?
What is Mick Jagger's real Christian name?

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