History by Picture - T

Can you name these historic people, places, and things beginning with the letter T?
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Last updated: December 1, 2018
First submittedSeptember 15, 2018
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sank in 1912
former country
site of a massacre
world leader
world leader
garment
former city
former country
dwelling
weapon
siege weapon
legendary war
Trojan War
formerly known as Edo
first capital of Italy
Central Asian ethnic group
notable nun
Bolshevik bigshot
island annexed by France in 1880
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Level 69
Sep 15, 2018
"tiena N men" ;-)
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Level 37
Sep 15, 2018
Thank you! Lost points because of he quizzer's misspelling!
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Level 63
Sep 15, 2018
Fixed!
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Level 75
Apr 2, 2021
Tiananmen*
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Level 65
Sep 26, 2018
"Tienanmen" should be accepted standalone.
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Level ∞
Dec 1, 2018
That misspelling will now be accepted.
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Level 37
Mar 28, 2019
^ Wasn't for me.
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Level 67
Dec 3, 2019
He said "will now be" 3 months after your previous comment. And not "has always been acceptable"
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Level 76
Sep 29, 2018
QM is always very forgiving on spelling so I'm not complaining, but any of my crazy spellings of Tenochtitlan never work.
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Level 86
Oct 4, 2018
I learned how to spell that, but was wondering just what kind of messes could get accepted. Nezahualcóyotl, on the other hand, has always tripped me up.
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Level 59
Nov 4, 2018
We always spelled it "Tepee".
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Level 63
Dec 1, 2018
Tepee should work
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Level 83
Nov 30, 2018
"Bolshevik bigshot" could have been an incredible pun if he hadn't been killed with an ice axe.
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Level 83
Nov 30, 2018
for some reason I read that clue as "Bolshevik bigot"
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Level 47
Nov 30, 2018
I did, too, which is strange considering I'm a Trotskyist.
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Level 73
Dec 2, 2018
#metoo
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Level 60
Nov 30, 2018
Teotihuacan ?
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Level 77
Nov 30, 2018
Different city.
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Level 72
Sep 11, 2020
Yeah, I tried that first but eventually got the right answer (after numerous spelling attempts).
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Level 63
Nov 30, 2018
If it said US President instead of World Leader I might have guessed Truman. Thought of FDR but knew that wasn't a T.
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Level 38
Dec 1, 2018
Is it possible to accept tepee for tipi? In all my history books I've only ever seen it spelled tepee.
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Level ∞
Dec 1, 2018
Okay
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Level 65
Dec 1, 2018
Tahiti was annexed by the French in 1880, not 1890.
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Level ∞
Dec 1, 2018
Fixed
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Level 72
Dec 3, 2018
"World leader", give me a break.
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Level 75
Apr 2, 2021
Any head of government of a country may be considered a world leader.
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Level 29
Sep 29, 2021
Certainly led the world on knobbery
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Level 72
Oct 10, 2019
I typed Tartar about 15 times before I finally gave up. I'm pretty sure that Tartar is an ethnic group from Central Asia.
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Level 67
Dec 3, 2019
Tartar or Tatar ? ;)
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Level 50
Apr 27, 2020
I think (pedant alert) Trotsky was a Menshevik, not a Bolshevik, and that was partly what did for him. I admit "Menshevik Migshot" doesn't work quite as well as a clue.
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Level 69
May 18, 2021
He was originally a menshevik but later joined Lenin's bolsheviks and was effectively number 2 in the bolshevik (soviet) governement until being beaten by Stalin.
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Level 55
Oct 19, 2020
I knew exactly what it was when I saw the picture, but there was never a chance I was going to spell "Tenochtitlan" correctly.
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Level 65
Jan 15, 2021
Could you please accept Trotzky, Trotzki, or Trozki? I gave up after three tries, only knew the German and Russian spellings
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Level 68
Aug 15, 2021
Could you please also accept Tatars for the central Asian ethnic group?