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

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