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QuestionName, event, person etc
Over which present day country did the Mughal emperors rule?
Bob Ford shot who?
Hansen's Disease is another name for...?
Who was Charles II's favourite mistress?
What is Mick Jagger's real Christian name?
What's missing? Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno and....?
Karl Marx was born in which country?
In what year did SS Titanic sink?
What was the name of the German cypher machine used in WWII?
Martha Jane Burke is commonly known as who?
Out of 32, how many enemy ships did the British sink or capture at Trafalgar?
Who was the only English Pope?
Who is also known as the Maid of Orleans?
What was the pirate Blackbeard's real name?
Who wrote 'The Beggar's Opera' in 1728?
Who held the world long jump record 1935-60?
Who did Bobby Fischer defeat to win the World Chess Championship in 1972?
Who founded Xanadu?
What were King George V's last words?
On which island was Napoleon born?
Galileo discovered the moons of which planet?
What is the name of the sea-cook in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island'?
Leon Czolgosz assassinated which American President?
In which city did Mahatma Gandhi train as a lawyer?
In the Old West, what was a 'prairie schooner'?
QuestionName, event, person etc
What was the nickname of Otto von Bismarck?
Lhasa is the capital of which formerly independent country?
Bob Hope was born in which country?
Nelson lost which arm and which eye?
Who wrote about a fictional country called Utopia?
In which country is Timbuktu?
The Reign of Terror happened in which country?
Istanbul used to be called what?
The infamous Five Points was a district in which US city?
Who is commonly known as Buffalo Bill?
The Cornhusker State is a nickname for which state?
What's missing? Ulster, Munster, Connaught......?
Who was King Richard I's Islamic antagonist in the Third Crusade?
Name the English poet allegedly killed in a brawl in 1593
Who staged the Beer Hall Putsch in Munich 1923
Who invented a seed drill in 1701?
Highwayman Dick Turpin was hung in which city?
Name the native American John Rolfe married in 1614
Name either of the two British PM's who fought a duel.
By what other name is the Society of Jesus known?
'Papa Doc' was President of which country?
Which Roman Emperor is known as 'Little Boots'?
Who killed Lee Harvey Oswald?
Umberto II was the last king of which country?
The line 'Now is the winter of our discontent' comes from which Shakespeare play?

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