'E' in History

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

Featured Mar 28, 2012

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Which British public school, founded in 1440, has produced 19 British Prime Ministers?
Which Norwegian founded the first permanent Nordic settlement in Greenland?
Which Parisian landmark, completed in 1889, bears the names of 72 notable French people?
Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar came to be known as who in the 11th century?
Which 1942 battle ended Axis hopes of occupying Egypt and controlling the Suez Canal?
Which Frenchwoman was Queen of France and Queen of England in the 12th century?
What was Tokyo known as before 1868?
Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean?
Which American inventor was known as 'The Wizard of Menlo Park?'
What was the name of the English king known as 'the Confessor?'
Which ancient Greek city was home to the Temple of Artemis?
Which Greek mathematician, author of Elements, was known as the 'Father of Geometry?'
Which German scientist warned Roosevelt that Germany might be developing atomic weapons?
Which river, along with the Tigris, was one of the defining rivers of ancient Mesopotamia?
Cupid was the Roman equivalent of which Greek god?
Which mountain was first summited on 29th May 1953?
Which African country resisted occupation by Europeans until 1936?
Which island was the USA's busiest immigration station from 1892-1954?
Which language was invented by L. L. Zamenhof in 1887?
Which insurrection in 1916 saw around 1200 people take over Dublin city centre?

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