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People in History A-Z #8

Name the historical figure for each letter of the alphabet.
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A
First man on the moon
Neil Armstrong
B
German composer of the Baroque period
Johann Sebastian Bach
C
Egyptian queen whose love life was dramatised by Shakespeare
Cleopatra
D
French impressionist composer
Claude Debussy
E
Architect of a well-known Parisian landmark
Gustave Eiffel
F
20th century writer and author of The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
G
First person to orbit the earth
Yuri Gagarin
H
Leader of Carthage who attacked Rome with elephants
Hannibal
I
Early Christian bishop who first coined the phrase 'Catholic Church'
Ignatius of Antioch
J
Eccentric lead singer of The Rolling Stones
Mick Jagger
K
First deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor's degree of arts
Helen Keller
L
British diplomat known for his part in the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire
T. E. Lawrence
M
Anthropologist who wrote Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies
Margaret Mead
N
French seer who seemingly prophesised 9/11
Nostradamus
O
Kurdish national leader and co-founder of the PKK
Abdullah Öcalan
P
Influential proponent of the civil rights movement who refused to give up her seat
Rosa Parks
Q
Producer of Tom and Jerry
Fred Quimby
R
Objectivist author who wrote Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead
Ayn Rand
S
Ascetic who founded Buddhism, more commonly known as 'Buddha'
Gautama Siddhārtha
T
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1951 for his vaccine against yellow fever
Max Theiler
U
The third Supreme Leader of North Korea
Kim Jong-un
V
Italian physicist who invented the electric battery
Alessandro Volta
W
British scientist credited for the development of radar prior to WWII
Robert Watson-Watt
X
Considered the sucessor to Mao as chairman of China, 1981-1987
Deng Xiaoping
Y
Founder of Nintendo
Fusajiro Yamauchi
Z
Co-founder and current CEO of Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg
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Level 25
Mar 28, 2021
Actually, Kim Jong-un...his surname is Kim. Jong-un is his first name. "un" shouldn't be acceptable, as it is only part of his first name. Good quiz.
+3
Level 77
Apr 2, 2021
The same with "Xiaoping". His family name is Deng.