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

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