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What does the name "Mahatma" given to Ghandi mean?
Hope of the people
A great soul
Fighting for freedom
Mahatma is Sanskrit for "Great Soul". It is similar in usage to the modern. The use of the term Mahatma in Jainism to denote a class of lay priests, has been noted since the 17th century. A Mahatma is someone who practices Trikaranasuddhi.
What was Pyotr Wrangel's nickname?
Baron Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel (1878-1928) was a Russian officer in the Imperial Russian Army and later commanding general of the anti-Bolshevik White Army in Southern Russia in the later stages of the Russian Civil War. After his side lost the civil war in 1920, he left Russia and became one of the most prominent exiled White émigrés.Wrangel is immortalized by the nickname of "Black Baron" in the marching song The Red Army .
How did this man die?
He took a cyanide tablet to avoid getting caught
He was sentenced to death as a result of the Nuremberg trial
He got assasinated
He died as a result of poorly performed surgery
On 27th May 1942 two Czech agents attempted to kill Reinhard Heydrich in Halle. He survived the assasination but, died later in the hospital on 4th June 1942, as a result of sepsis.
Who is depicted on the U.S. one hundred-dollar bill?
The United States one hundred-dollar bills are also commonly referred to as "Benjamins" or "Franklins", in reference to the use of Benjamin Franklin's portrait on the denomination. The bill is one of two denominations printed today that does not feature a President of the United States; the other is the $10 bill, featuring Alexander Hamilton.
The dictator of which country was Saparmurat Niyazov?
Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov (1940- 2006) was a Turkmen politician who served as the leader of Turkmenistan from 1985 until his death in 2006. He was First Secretary of the Turkmen Saparmurat Atayevich Niyazov (1940- 2006) was a Turkmen politician who served as the leader of Turkmenistan from 1985 until his death in 2006. His self-given title Türkmenbaşy, meaning Head of the Turkmen, referred to his position as the founder and president of the Association of Turkmens of the World. In his time, he was one of the world's most totalitarian, despotic and repressive dictators.
What was the name of Blackbeard's ship, one of the most dangerous pirates of his time?
Revenge of Queen Anne
The conquest of Admiral Columbus
Queen Anne's Revenge was a fully rigged ship, most famously used as a flagship by the pirate Blackbeard (Edward Teach). Although the date and place of the ship's construction are unclear, it is believed she was built in Bristol in 1710 and named Concord. Blackbeard used the ship for less than a year, but captured numerous prizes using her as his flagship.
Who became the Chancellor of Nazi Germany after Hitler's death?
In accordance with Hitler's will and testament, Joseph Goebbels succeeded him as Chancellor of Nazi Germany. He served just one day in this post. The following day, Goebbels and his wife committed suicide, after poisoning their six children with cyanide.
Of which country was Alberto Fujimori President?
A Peruvian of Japanese descent, Fujimori was president of Peru from 1990 to 2000. He fled to Japan in 2000 amidst a corruption scandal. On April 2009, Fujimori was convicted of human rights violations against leftist guerrillas, and sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Which Muslim country was the first to elect woman to head of government?
Noted for her charismatic authority, Benazir Bhutto was nicknamed "Iron Lady" because of her hard line against the trade unions and tough rhetorical opposition to her rivals. In 1988, she became the first woman elected to lead a Muslim state.
What spectacular achievement of young Stalin boosted his career among Bolsheviks?
composition of the future anthem of the Soviet Union
public critcism of Lenin
assassination of the Russian Prime Minister
Before the Russian Revolution, Communist paramilitaries were often raising money through robberies and ransom kidnappings. Particularly notable was the 1907 Tiflis bank robbery, in which Stalin participated (playing minor role). The robbery resulted in 40 deaths and the theft of 341,000 rubles (equivalent to around US $3.4 million today).