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Who was the only woman to assume the title of Empress Regent of China?
Which German composer is known for the opera 'Tristan and Isolde?'
Which British king was nicknamed 'The Sailor King,' due to his serving in the Royal Navy?
Of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom was Alfred the Great king?
Which UN agency, established in 1948, is an authority on international well-being?
Which US State was granted statehood on May 29th 1848?
What name is given to the 1955-91 defense treaty between eight Eastern European countries?
Who, along with Francis Crick, discovered the structure of DNA in 1953?
What was the surname of brothers Orville and Wilbur, pioneers of flight?
The highlight of which architect's career is St. Paul's Cathedral, London, built from 1675-1711?
What is Tim Berners-Lee credited with inventing in 1990?
What was the name given to the unified forces of Nazi Germany from 1935-45?
Which Jerusalem landmark is a remnant of the wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple?
Which 13th century Scottish Independence fighter defeated the English at Stirling Bridge?
Of where was Owain Glynd┼Ár, who revolted against English rule, Prince?
Which battle marked the end of Napoleon's Hundred Days return from exile?
Which US President is regarded as 'the Father of his Country?'
After which political scandal did US President Richard Nixon resign?
Who was the first Prime Minister of the UK?
Who was US President during World War I?

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