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1. Arthur #1 represents the realm of mythical history. He has legendary status and I'm not referring to the Fonz. I'm talking about the King with knights and a round table. What, according to Geoffrey de Monmouth, was his name?
2. Arthur #2 represents the realm of religious history. This royal heir to the throne is probably best remembered for his inadvertent role in the English Reformation. Who was his more famous brother?
3. Arthur #3 represents the realm of revolutionary history. Could it be true that one of the signatories to the Declaration of Independence was an Arthur?
4. Arthur #4 represents the realm of military history. He bears the family name Wellesley but the World knows him differently. By which title do we better know the man who gave Napoleon the boot?
5. Arthur #5 represents the realm of American political history. He was the 21st President and the only one to bear the name (albeit as a surname), having assumed the office on the death of his predecessor. Who is he?
6. Arthur #6 represents the realm of British political history and is one of two British Prime Ministers to bear the name. He held the post between 1902 and 1905 and also gave his name to a 1917 declaration supporting the setting up of a Jewish state in Palestine. Who is he?
7. Arthur #7 represents the realm of literary history. Born in Edinburgh, this celebrated author had a keen interest in spiritualism and his most famous creation was a violinist. Who is he?
8. Arthur #8 represents the realm of cinematic history but you won't know him by his real name because he changed it. It will be a fine mess if you can't work out who was christened as Arthur Stanley Jefferson.
9. Arthur #9 represents the realm of musical history. He was a twentieth-century Swiss/French composer whose works include five symphonies and the symphonic movement "Pacific 231". He was famously quoted as saying, "There is no doubt that the first requirement for a composer is to be dead.". What is his name?
10. Arthur #10 represents the realm of future history ... maybe. In 2008, which great innovation did the UK "Sunday Mirror" report Arthur Dunlop as having invented?
Source: Author glendathecat
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