Fairly Hard Random History quiz

Answer these questions relating to historical events
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Last updated: April 1, 2019
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The former name of the Roman emperor Augustus
Octavian
The first President of Czechoslovakia
T.G Masaryk
Gilgamesh's greatest friend who was sent to him by the Gods
Enkidu
The man who led the first successful circumnavigation of the world (he died on the voyage)
Ferdinand Magellan
The Bohemian precursor to Martin Luther (he was burnt at the stake in 1415)
Jan Hus
French president after the second world war
Charles De Gaulle
the elite spear wielding military unit of Rome prior to the Marian reforms
Triarii
The Egyptian pharaoh who embraced monotheism and moved the capital to Amarna
Akhenaten
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Hannibal's brother who died fighting in Italy during the Second Punic war
Hasdrubal
This city had two famous "defenestrations" (One started the thirty years war)
Prague
The Serbian born inventor of AC current
Nikola Tesla
The famous American inventor who tried to run him out of business
Thomas Edison
The Dutch writer of "In Praise of Folly" (1511)
Deciderius Erasmus
The title given to Persian emperors which means "King of Kings"
Shahanshah
The first "King of Kings" of the Sassanian Empire
Ardashir I
A famous Czech historian and politician who wrote a history of the Czechs in Bohemia and Moravia (19th century)
František Palacký
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