'A' in History II

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Can you name the answers to these history questions?

Updated Sep 29, 2014

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Which Greek leader invaded India in 326 BC, but was forced to turn back by his troops?
Which French city was home to seven successive popes in the 14th century?
Who, on 21 July 1969, became the first person to walk on the moon?
By what name was the historic Ethiopian Empire, extant 1137-1974, also known?
By what name are the early Plantagenet rulers of England from 1154-1204 also known?
Which ancient temple complex in southern Egypt was entirely relocated in 1968 to avoid flooding?
Which Semitic language was the lingua franca in the Middle East c. 900 BC - 70 AD?
Who was the first Chancellor of West Germany following the end of World War II?
Which Australian city was named after the queen consort of William IV of the United Kingdom?
Who was the first vice president, and second president, of the United States?
Which palace complex in Granada, Spain, is an epitome of late European Muslim art?
What was the given first name of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom?
Who succeeded Leonid Brezhnev as leader of the USSR upon his death in 1982?
Which battle of 1805 is also known as 'The Battle of Three Emperors?'
Which Greek philosopher founded the Peripatetic school in the Lyceum c. 334 BC?
Who was the son of Hirohito, becoming Emperor of Japan upon his father's death in 1989?
Which Ottoman military officer became the first President of Turkey in 1923?
Which country was the first to formally adopt Christianity as its religion, c. 301 AD?
By what name is the racial segregation enforced in South Africa from 1948-1994 known?
Which country was invaded by the USSR on 24 December 1979?

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