History / 'I' in History

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Can you name the 'I' themed answers to these historical questions?

Quiz Updated Jul 25, 2013

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Who was the Egyptian goddess of motherhood, magic and fertility?
In Greek mythology, who died after flying too close to the sun?
Which city was formerly known as Constantinople?
Which epic Greek poem tells the story of the siege of Troy?
Barack Obama was a senator for which US State from 2005-2008?
Which peninsula was contested during the Peninsular War?
Which 19th century art movement derives its name from an 1872 Claude Monet work?
Which native American people fought the French in the Beaver Wars?
Which country lost around 20% of its population to potato famine in the 1840s?
Which country was known as Persia until 1933?
Which order of classical architecture originated in the 6th century BC in southwestern Asia Minor?
Of which country was Albert Einstein offered presidency?
Which Latin American empire referred to themselves as Tawantinsuyu, 'four parts together?'
Which institution, begun in the 12th century, introduced torture in the persecution of heresy?
Which company's chairman allegedly said 'I think there is a world market for five computers?'
A battle on which Japanese island was immortalised by an image of the US flag being raised?
Which international organisation, formed in 1923, is based in Lyons?
Which German military decoration was first awarded in 1813?
The first complete fossil of which aquatic reptile was discovered in 1811 by Mary Anning?
Who was the first person to be crowned Tsar of All Russia in 1547?

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