Special Sub-Topic: Past Leaders
|Which country did Carol I rule?|
Romania. Carol I was the head of Romania from 1881 to 1914. With the help of Russia in the Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78 he managed to throw off the last remants of Ottoman "suzerainty" over Romania, and the independence of Romania was confirmed at the Congress of Berlin in 1878.
|Where did Raul Leoni govern?|
Venezuela. He was the Venezuelan president from 1963-69.
|Yitzhak Shamir was the leader of which country?|
Israel. He was the prime minister of Israel from 1983-84.
|From which country was Habib ibn Ali Bourguiba?|
Tunisia. He was the principal architect of Tunisian independence, and first president of that country.
|Manuel Prado y Ugarteche was an engineer and president of what country?|
Peru. An engineer by profession, he took the presidency in 1939-45 and 1956-62. He was overthrown by a military junta.
|From which Carribean country was Sir William Alexander Bustamante?|
Jamaica. He was the first prime minister of Jamaica from 1962-67.
|Ramon Magsaysay was a president of which of the following countries?|
Philippines. He ws the Philippine president from 1953 to 1957, and defeated the communist-led Hukbalahap movement after the 2nd World War.
|For an easy question, from where was Rutherford Birchard Hayes?|
U.S.A.. The 19th President of the United States after the most controversial election (in 1876) in U.S. history. (His middle name is very rarely used).
|King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV was the head of which country?|
Tonga. He succeeded his mother, Queen Salote, in 1965.
|Pietro Badoglio was the head of government of what country?|
Italy. He headed the Italian government after the fall of Mussolini and capitulated to the Allies in 1943.
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