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

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