Historical Events and Figures #1

Given the description, name the historical event or figure related to it.
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Last updated: October 20, 2020
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Russian poet who wrote Doctor Zhivago
Boris Pasternak
Head of the South Afriacn civil rights movement (Not Mandela)
Desmond Tutu
American economist who advised many world leaders and won a Nobel Prize
Milton Friedman
Chilean female poet who won Nobel Prize for works like "Desolation"
Gabriela Mistral
Jewish refugee who was Secretary of State for Richard Nixon
Henry Kissinger
Ghanaian man who was the leader of the United Nations
Kofi Annan
Mexican poet who earned Nobel Prize for works like "Labyrinth of Solitude"
Octavio Paz
Italian poet who won Nobel Prize for works like "Poesie"
Salvatore Quasimodo
Norwegian female novelist who won Nobel Prize for works like "Kristin Lavransdatter"
Sigrid Undset
Peruvian author who won a Nobel Prize works like "The Time of the Hero"
Mario Vargas Llosa
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Chinese writer who critized China's communist government
Liu Xiaobo
Japanese physicist who discovered pions
Hideki Yukawa
Dutch physicist who studied how light was affected by electromagnetic fields
Pieter Zeeman
Leader and founder of the Mauryan Empire
Chandragupta Maurya
Series of battles fought between France and Britain in North America during the War of Spanish Succession
Queen Anne's War
Great Roman defeat by Germanic peoples
Battle of Teutoburg Forest
American female lawyer who helped co-found the National Women's Political Caucus
Bella Abzug
Female anarchist writer who helped develop the movement in North America
Emma Goldman
Former Cuban president who was overthrown by Fidel Castro
Fulgencio Batista
Huguenot leader who was a former admiral and advisor to Charles IX
Gaspard II de Coligny
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