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Can you name the European History term starting with 'B'?

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Roman god of grapes, wine, ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy
German battleship sunk in Atlantic by British Home Fleet in 1941
Ruler of the First Bulgarian Empire (852–889), responsible for its Christianization
UK port city, played a major role in transatlantic slave trade in 17th and 18th century
Secretary General of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1964-1982)
French revolutionary general, defeated royalist insurrection in 1795
Danish explorer in Russian service, explorations of NE Asia and NW America in 18th c
Neolithic culture in Western Europe, named after distinctive drinking vessels
Modernist German school for architecture and art (1919 to 1933)
Capital of the Spanish Netherlands (1581 to 1714)
Notorious Soviet chief of security and secret police (1938-46)
Alternative name for Eastern Roman Empire (4th – 15th c)
Dutch reality game show franchise, first broadcast there in 1997; exported widely since
German composer and pianist, born in Hamburg in 1833
French Duchy, under Duke Philip the Good it rivalled the power of the Royal Court (15th c)
Soviet pole-vaulter, 6x world and 1x Olympic champion, inaugural member of the IAAF Hall of Fame
Country, part of the former Portuguese colony on what was known as the slave coast
Dutch painter, famous for macabre depictions of hell (15th-16th c.)
First Crusader King of Jerusalem (1100), born in Northern France
Peace treaty between Soviet Russia and Germany ending Russian involvement in WWI

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