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

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