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

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