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HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY*
PostPosted:Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:02 pm
SEE BLURB AT BEGINNING OF SCIENCE AND NATURE
WHOSE ASSASSINATION TRIGGERED WORLD WAR I?
PostPosted:Sat Nov 05, 2005 5:52 pm
Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.
PostPosted:Sat Nov 05, 2005 5:56 pm
Which world leader of the 20th century survived more assasination attempts than any other?
PostPosted:Sun Nov 06, 2005 11:27 am
Herr Hitler ?
PostPosted:Sun Nov 06, 2005 3:41 pm
PostPosted:Sun Nov 06, 2005 8:12 pm
Mahatma Gandhi?? just a guess
PostPosted:Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:14 am
Fidel Castro ?
PostPosted:Mon Nov 07, 2005 10:16 am
I agree with Big Al Fidel Castro had numerous attempts by the american government most of which are hilarious!
PostPosted:Tue Nov 08, 2005 8:47 pm
C'mon a frogs.........are they right?
Anyone else post a new question to move things along.............go on go on go on......... :D
PostPosted:Wed Nov 09, 2005 11:49 am
Having just watched The Day of the Jackal again for the umpteenth time I begin to wonder if the answer isn't Charles de Gaulle. As Danny pointed out some of the attempts on Castro were ludicrous.
PostPosted:Sat Nov 12, 2005 5:07 pm
Sorry for the delay, Bigal is correct.
It was Charles de Gaulle, Castro comes in a close second if memory serves.
PostPosted:Mon Nov 14, 2005 11:14 am
Name two English monarchs who were older when they came to the throne than their predecessor had been when they (the predecessor) died.
PostPosted:Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:15 pm
Would have said George VI was older than Edward VIII, but I guess Edward adbicated rather than died?
So a couple of pretty random guesses -
Queen Mary + George V
PostPosted:Tue Nov 15, 2005 4:12 pm
You've got one of them MARY TUDOR was the elder sister of Edward VI and therefore meets the criteria. But George V was the younger brother of Edward VIII.
PostPosted:Wed Nov 16, 2005 1:31 pm
Okay, I'm allowing myself another 2 guesses! -
Queen Mary II