History by Picture - W

Can you name these historical people, places, and things beginning with the letter W?
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Last updated: February 13, 2019
First submittedJanuary 25, 2019
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president
church
inventors
city, 1945 and 2014
emperor
war
Winter War
religious site
1815 battle
composer
Wailing Wall
Battle of Waterloo
scandal
book character inspiration
country name (1945-1990)
religion invented in 1954
1969 music festival
president
mostly obsolete profession
inventor
"I sing the body electric" poet
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Level 71
Feb 14, 2019
Surely WW2 should be accepted for Winter War
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Level 72
Feb 14, 2019
Disagree, you see a map of both Finland and the USSR, the regions Finland ceded to the USSR are even highlighted. It is quite clear its specifically about the Winter War. Even though WW2 also starts with a W, I don't think it should be accepted.
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Level 83
Feb 14, 2019
Finland fought two distinct wars against the Soviets during WW2. There was a peace in between the Winter War and the Continuation War.
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Level 29
Mar 5, 2019
That picture is not from Winter War. That is picture about the continuation war. Petsamo, the northernmost land marked red was not given to the USSR in The Moscow Peace Treaty in 1940. However a small peace of land by the Arctic Ocean called Rybachi peninsula (fin: Kalastajansaarento) was given to USSR. Petsamo was handed over to USSR in Moscow Armistice in 1944 marking an end to The Continuation War.
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Level 68
Feb 14, 2019
I got everything but the last one with about a minute and a half left. I couldn't figure a way to make Ray Bradbury to start with a W. Only now I learned that there's an older poem with the same name as Bradbury's short story.
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Level 82
Feb 14, 2019
I read invention for the second to last item... I wasted a good minute trying various forms of water pump, water jack etc since that was the original use of them...
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Level 39
Feb 14, 2019
Westminster Abbey isn't a church- it is an abbey! An abbey is, historically speaking, a monastery not a church.
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Level 82
Feb 16, 2019
What? Only a third of people could identify Watt?
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Level 68
Feb 18, 2019
Watt's on second, who's on first!
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Level 68
Feb 22, 2020
Ehhhh never heard of him.
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Level 81
Feb 25, 2019
DC isn't accepted for Washington.
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Level 68
Mar 4, 2019
Does DC start with a W? And the photo is from South Dakota!
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Level 81
Mar 4, 2019
Ah yes, Washington District of Columbia, our greatest president.
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Level 80
Mar 4, 2019
@cornflakes lol
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Level 41
Mar 4, 2019
I thought "winnie" was wojtek the bear
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Level 61
Sep 20, 2019
so did I though I couldn't spell it
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Level 59
Mar 4, 2019
I can't believe so many people got the Wicca question wrong.
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Level 47
Mar 4, 2019
Wilem should be accepted for Wilhem
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Level 80
Mar 4, 2019
I typed wilheim several times and was trying to figure out why it wasn't being accepted before I looked up the actual spelling and discovered my error.
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Level 29
Mar 5, 2019
That picture is not from Winter War. That is picture about the continuation war. Petsamo, the northernmost land marked red was not given to the USSR in The Moscow Peace Treaty in 1940. However a small peace of land by the Arctic Ocean called Rybachi peninsula (fin: Kalastajansaarento) was given to USSR. Petsamo was handed over to USSR in Moscow Armistice in 1944 marking an end to The Continuation War.
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Level 74
Sep 23, 2019
I think there's an echo in here
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Level 67
Dec 12, 2019
My first guess of warsaw was willemsstad, tall colourfull buildings. Not that I knew why they would be in ashes before.. (I got warsaw immediately after though)
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Level 63
Feb 7, 2020
In the enlarged image for the Battle of Waterloo, you can easily read "Waterloo" right in the middle.