During World War I, Annie Oakley asked for a second shot at this man, who had volunteered in November 1889 to have her shoot out a cigar he was smoking during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Who was he?
Question 2 of 10
What future Russian president was the judo champion of Leningrad in 1974?
Question 3 of 10
After Pius VII had me excommunicated in 1809, I had him arrested. Who am I?
Question 4 of 10
What country had a Velvet Revolution against Communism, as well as a Velvet Divorce, in which it split in two?
Question 5 of 10
In what war did UK Col Ernest Swinton inadvertently name tracked military vehicles, when he disguised them as portable water tanks?
Question 6 of 10
Although best known for work in another field, who was Italy's first female doctor?
Question 7 of 10
When this "gentleman commander" came home, he was captured by the Genoese and thrown into jail, where he told his tale to Rustichello. Who was he?
Question 8 of 10
Merry Christmas! What dictator was executed by his own people on December 25, 1989?
Question 9 of 10
Despite a Nazi past, Kurt Waldheim became both secretary general of the UN and president of what country?
Question 10 of 10
In AD 897, Formosus was exhumed by his successor, Stephen VI, who had him tried and thrown into the Tiber after the "Cadaver Synod." Both men held what position?
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