'B' in History

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Can you name the 'B' themed answers to these historical questions?

Featured Jan 10, 2012

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Which composer was born in Bonn, Germany, in 1770?
Which Cold War 'monument' fell in 1989 after 28 years in place?
What was the former name of Constantinople?
Which city, on the banks of the Euphrates, was home to a Wonder of the Ancient World?
Who was the only British Prime Minister to serve under three different monarchs?
Which Archbishop of Canterbury was assassinated by followers of Henry II?
How was Siddhartha Gautama better known?
In which battle of the Wars of the Roses was Richard III killed?
Which French prison contained only 7 prisoners when it was stormed in 1789?
Who was the Roman equivalent of the Greek god Dionysus?
Which Italian Renaissance artist painted 'The Birth of Venus' and 'Primavera?'
Which 19th century German statesman was known as the 'Iron Chancellor?'
Which Spanish city was witness to one of the bloodiest sieges of the Peninsular War?
Which Celtic Queen destroyed modern-day Colchester in AD c.61?
Which period of early manufacture was characterised by the use of copper and one of its alloys?
Which assassin of Julius Caesar did John Wilkes Booth claim to be inspired by?
Which Holy Roman Emperor shares his name with the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union?
Which 70-metre long embroidery depicts the events of the Norman conquest of England?
Which Venezuelan led Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and Bolivia to independence?
In which US city were three shiploads of tea destroyed in defiance to British rule?

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