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Who was the first Windsor monarch of the UK?

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George V (reigned 1910-1936)
The House of Windsor came into being in 1917. On this day King George V orders the British royal family to dispense with the use of German titles and surnames, changing the surname of his own family Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.

Who is considered the “father of history”?

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Herodotus was born about 484 B. C. in Halicarnassus, (now Bodrum, Turkey). He is considered by his admirers as the “father of history” because he was the first historian to collect and systematically document events and made a conscious attempt to discover and explain past events. He major work is known as The Histories.

Which of the following empires had no written language?

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Incan Empire.
Since the Incan Empire had no written language, the primary form of communication and recording in the empire were quipus, ceramics, and spoken Quechua, the language the Incas imposed upon conquered peoples.

What was the last battle of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815)?

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The Battle of Wavre.
The Napoleonic Wars were a series of significant conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies and was led by Napoleon I. The Battle of Wavre was the last battle of the Hundred Days campaign and the Napoleonic Wars. It took place on 18-19 June 1815, between Prussian under the command of General Johann von Thielmann and the French army. This battle o prevented many of the French corps from participating in the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815, thus contributing to the final downfall of Napoleon.

What were the results of the First World War?

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Territorial reorganization, a war indemnity, disarmament of Germany, these were the results of World War 1.
After the struggle of four years, the First World War came to an end with the establishment of a mandatory body, the establishment of League of Nations and the disarmament of Germany.

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