'I' in History

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

Updated Jul 25, 2013

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In Greek mythology, who died after flying too close to the sun?
Which peninsula was contested during the Peninsular War?
Which city was formerly known as Constantinople?
Which international organisation, formed in 1923, is based in Lyons?
Which epic Greek poem tells the story of the siege of Troy?
Who was the first person to be crowned Tsar of All Russia in 1547?
Which institution, begun in the 12th century, introduced torture in the persecution of heresy?
Which German military decoration was first awarded in 1813?
Which country lost around 20% of its population to potato famine in the 1840s?
Which country was known as Persia until 1933?
Which Latin American empire referred to themselves as Tawantinsuyu, 'four parts together?'
Which native American people fought the French in the Beaver Wars?
Who was the Egyptian goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility?
A battle on which Japanese island was immortalised by an image of the US flag being raised?
Barack Obama was a senator for which US State from 2005-2008?
The first complete fossil of which aquatic reptile was discovered in 1811 by Mary Anning?
Which order of classical architecture originated in the 6th century BC in southwestern Asia Minor?
Which company's chairman allegedly said 'I think there is a world market for five computers?'
Which 19th century art movement derives its name from an 1872 Claude Monet work?
Of which country was Albert Einstein offered presidency?

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