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Can you determine whether these famous people were alive to see these historic events?

Quiz Updated Dec 12, 2017

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Person & EventY or N?Explanation
Was Napoleon Bonaparte alive to see the end of the War of 1812?
Was Roald Dahl alive to see the publication of the Harry Potter novels?
Was Ringo Starr alive to see the September 11th terrorist attacks?
Was Teddy Roosevelt alive to see F.D. Roosevelt become President?
Was Alfred Hitchcock alive to see the end of the Vietnam War?
Was Winston Churchill alive to see humans walk on the moon?
Was Galileo Galilei alive to see the unification of Italy?
Was Francisco Franco alive to see the Berlin airlift?
Was Queen Victoria alive to see the founding of AT&T?
Was Erich Honecker alive to see German reunification?
Was George Orwell alive to see the assassination of John F. Kennedy?
Was Yuri Gagarin alive to see the International Space Station?
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky alive to see the invention of the phonograph?
Was Paul von Hindenburg alive to see the Hindenburg disaster?
Was King Henry VIII alive to see the founding of St. Augustine, FL?
Was Nelson Mandela alive to see an African-American U.S. President?
Was Mohandas Gandhi alive to see the end of World War II?
Was Charles Darwin alive to see the start of the 20th Century?
Was Walter Mondale alive to see the election of Donald Trump?
Was Emperor Hirohito alive to see the Space Shuttle program?

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