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Can you correctly identify the true and false statements about history?

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There is a year 0 in the 'Anno Domini system'
Ho Chi Minh started a mass murder of political opponents in South Vietnam when American troops retreated in 1973
John F. Kennedy was the first American president born in the 20th century
The Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara's real name was Enrique
Caesar's full name was spelled 'Gaius Julius Caesar' by himself and his contemporaries
Alfred Nobel specifically asked for the peace prize to be awarded by a Norwegian committee even though the recipients of the other prizes were to be selected by Swedish committees
Britain was named after Bretagne (Brittany), the region in today's northern France
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Theodore Roosevelt (26th president of the USA) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (32nd president of the USA) were second cousins
For exactly half of the 100 years between 1901 and 2000 the serving president of the USA was a republican
Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy were born 100 years apart
The oldest pyramids of Giza predates the Viking age by more than 3,000 years
Ferdinand Magellan (Fernão de Magalhães) was the leader of the expedition that resulted in the first circumnavigation of the world 1519-1522
The current king of Sweden (Carl XVI Gustaf) is the longest reigning monarch in Swedish history
The Russian Emperor Nicholas II and the German Emperor Wilhelm II were both first cousins of the contemporary king of the UK, George V

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