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Random Famous People by Country

Can you name these five famous people from six randomly-changing countries?
Fictional characters are included
For the sake of this quiz, we separate the "countries" of the UK. Northern Ireland included in Ireland
You may think some of these people are from another country, rather than the other. Please keep that to yourself
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Last updated: January 6, 2021
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Romania
Romania
Medieval ruler known for
impaling his enemies
Vlad the Impaler
Count inspired by the above
Count Dracula
Most famous gymnast
Nadia Comăneci
Communist leader, 1965-89
Nicolae Ceaușescu
Last king of Romania
Michael
 
 
India
India
Leader of Indian Independence
Mahatma Gandhi
Siddhārtha Gautama
Buddha
Author of "The Satanic Verses"
Salman Rushdie
Sitarist who collaborated
with George Harrison
Ravi Shankar
"Great" Mauryan Emperor
Ashoka
 
 
Iran
Iran
Prophet also called Zarathustra
Zoroaster
Founder of Achaemenid Empire
Cyrus the Great
Great king who ruled the empire
at its greatest extent
Darius the Great
King who invaded Greece
Xerxes the Great
Leader of the 1979 revolution
Ruhollah Khomeini
Portugal
Portugal
Most famous footballer
Cristiano Ronaldo
Sailed from Europe to India
Vasco da Gama
Explorer who started world's
first circumnavigation
Ferdinand
Magellan
2000-01 footballer of the year
Luìs Figo
Current General-Secretary of UN
António Guterres
 
 
Kenya
Kenya
First President of Kenya
Jomo Kenyatta
"12 Years a Slave" actress
Lupita Nyong'o
World record holder in the
marathon, with a time of 2:01:39
Eliud Kipchoge
Father of a U.S. President
Barack Obama Sr.
Child of Mufasa and Sarabi
Simba
 
 
Ukraine
Ukraine
Exiled Soviet leader
assassinated in Mexico
Leon Trotsky
Voice of Family Guy's Meg
Mila Kunis
Famous boxing brothers
Klitschko Brothers
1994 figure skating champion
Oksana Baiul
Winner of Ballon d'Or in 2004
Andriy Shevchenko
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