'R' in History

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

Updated Jul 25, 2013

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Which English explorer was executed in 1618 to appease the Spanish?
What nickname was given to supporters of parliament during the English Civil War?
A 1994 genocide in which country saw the deaths of an estimated 800,000 people?
Which English king was known as 'the Lionheart?'
Which artifact, discovered in 1799, allowed historians to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs?
Who legendarily stole from the rich and gave to the poor?
Who, according to legend, founded Rome with his brother Remus?
Which imperial dynasty ruled over Russia from 1613 to 1917?
As what were Zambia and Zimbabwe collectively known until the mid 1960s?
What was the capital of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War?
Who was the only US President to serve more than two terms in office?
Which Dutch artist is famous for his 1642 painting 'Night Watch?'
Which German physicist discovered x-rays on November 8th 1895?
Which British military branch was formed on April 1st 1918?
The name of which 14th-17th century cultural movement comes from French for 'rebirth?'
Which New Zealand-born British physicist discovered the concept of radioactive half-life?
For which invention did Guglielmo Marconi share the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics?
Which Berlin landmark was severely damaged by fire in 1933?
What name is given to the battle at the end of the world in Norse mythology?
Which Russian famously died only after being poisoned, shot, beaten, and drowned?

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