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

Quiz Updated Jul 31, 2016

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Which Corsican was crowned Emperor of France in 1804?
A bombing raid on which Japanese city had the third highest fatality rate of WWII?
Which synthetic polymer was first produced in 1935 by Wallace Carothers of DuPont?
Which city did the British capture in 1664, renaming it New York?
Which country rebelled against Spanish rule in the Eighty Years' War?
Of where was William the Conqueror the Duke, before becoming King of England?
Which Babylonian King is credited with the construction of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?
Who, according to legend, discovered gravity by observing an apple fall to the ground?
Who was dubbed 'the lady with the lamp' during the Crimean War?
Who was Emperor of Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution?
Which Swede left 31m kronor to fund a series of prizes in the advancement of knowledge?
What was Malawi known as until 1964?
Who was said to have fiddled while Rome burned?
Which British admiral was fatally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar?
Which country was first to grant women the vote in 1893?
In which Peruvian desert can giant ancient glyphs including monkeys and spiders be seen?
What did Johann Gottfried Galle discover on the night of September 23, 1846?
In which German city were Nazi officials brought before an international tribunal following WWII?
In 1971, on which Parisian landmark did Philippe Petit perform a tightrope walk?
Which international organization is based on a treaty of 1949?

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