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

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