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

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