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

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