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Basque town, savagely bombed by the Luftwaffe during the Spanish civil war
Russian author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method: The Lower Depths, The Mother (1868–1936)
Assassin of William ‘the Silent’ of Orange in 1584
Title character of a play by the Henrik Ibsen, premiered in 1876
Norwegian composer and pianist (1843 – 1907), composed 2 suites named after the clue above
First name of Julius Caesar
(Unexpected) European football champions in 2004
Policy of ‘openness’ in Gorbachev’s Soviet Union in response to increasing criticism
East Germanic People, playing an important role in the fall of the Western Roman Empire
Former Portuguese colony on the west coast of India (1510 – 1961)
Oldest known Slavic alphabet, created by Saint Cyril, a Byzantine monk from Thessaloniki (9th c.)
Polish port, site of the Lenin Shipyard, the birthplace of the Solidarity (Solidarność) Union in 1980
Brother of Louis XIII of France, committed treason regularly, e.g. during the wars of the Fronde (1648–1653)
Medieval Italian city state specializing in shipbuilding, trade and banking, famed for its mercenary crossbowmen
Treaty that ends the War of 1812 between Great Britain and the United States (1814)
Dutch jurist, founded international law, formulated the principle that the sea was international territory (1583 – 1645)
Medieval Welsh kingdom between the Rivers Wye and Usk (5th – 11th c.)
City in Spain, centre of the Moorish power for 400 years, site of Alhambra Palace
First Russian tsar (Surname) not from the Rurikid line (1598 - 1605), eponymous play by Pushkin
Group of Thracian tribes occupying the lower Danube in Roman times

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