Historical Events and Figures #4

Given the description, name the event or person.
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Last updated: October 13, 2020
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Best known for her works in science fiction like "The Left Hand of Darkness"
Urusula K. Le Guin
Suffrage leader who ran for President in 1872
Victoria Woodhall
Figureskater who won gold medals at the Olympics in 1992
Kristi Yamaguchi
Prince of Kiev who started the Russian Empire
Alexander Nevsky
Wealthy ruler who would become queen of France and England
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Mongol founded region which eventually ruled itself and became Turkish
Golden Horde
Moroccan explorer who traveled across most of the medieval world
Ibn Battuta
Icelandic saga which follows the family of Egil
Egil's Saga
The largest of the four caliphates of Mohammed's death
Umayyad Caliphate
Female ruler of China in the Zhao dynasty
German politician who created communist East Germany
Erich Honecker
Soviet leader after Khrushchev who led for 18 years
Leonid Brezhnev
Leader of the Soviet Union that led the de-Stalinization effort
Nikita Khrushchev
Tsar of Russia who had a drama written about him by Pushkin
Boris Godunov
Rebellion of soldiers who protested the ruling of Nicholas I
Decembrist Revolt
Russian film director that did silent films and historical films
Sergei Eisenstein
Major battle during the Pugachev revolt that saw the rebels defeat government soldiers
Battle of Kazan
Russian abstract painter who had works like "Black Square"
Kazimir Malevich
Eisenstein film about a group of sailors mutinying which helped the communist revoltuion
Battleship Potemkin
Former president of Uganda who committed a number of atrocities
Idi Amin
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