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Second choice host city for the cancelled 1940 (Summer) Olympic Games
Order of Knights, headquartered in Jerusalem, Rhodes and Malta, founded in 11th c
English political philosopher; writer of “Leviathan” in 1651
Austro-Hungarian political activist, journalist and writer, one of the fathers of Zionism
Napoleonic puppet kingdom comprising the current day Netherlands, held by Louis Bonaparte (1806-10)
Dynasty of kings and emperors of Brandenburg, Prussia and the German Empire - 11th-20th c.
Village in Austria, site (and eponym) of the oldest archeological evidence of (Lepontic) Celtic culture
Czech priest, philosopher, rector at Charles University, seminal figure in the Bohemian Reformation (1369 – 1415)
Royal palace in Edinburgh since 16th c., located at the bottom of the Royal Mile
Nickname for the French Calvinist protestants, decimated in the St. Bartholomew's Day massacre (1572)
Confederation of merchant guilds and market towns around the North and Baltic seas - 13th–17th c.
Soldier from Ancient Greek city-state, primarily armed with spear and shield
Carthaginian general who set out for Italy in 217 BC to reinforce his brother Hannibal’s army
Prefect of the Seine Department who carried out an urban renewal program of Paris (1809 – 1891)
Greek historian, “The Father of History” (5th c. BC)
Last Royal Navy battlecruiser (1920), sunk by Bismarck on 24 May 1941 with loss of 1418 lives
Nomadic people who lived in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia (1st - 7th c.)
Nazi SS general, chaired the January 1942 Wannsee Conference, assassinated in Prague in 1942
Writer and political dissident (until 1989) and afterwards last president of Czechoslovakia
Leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (65 BC – 8 BC)

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