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

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