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History by Letter #2 - B

History by Letter is back for a second round! Name the historical terms that all start with the letter B!
Be sure to check out the original History by Letter A-Z series!
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First submittedFebruary 26, 2015
Last updatedFebruary 26, 2015
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Country that colonized Congo in 1908
Belgium
Russian Explorer who gave name to the strait between Alaska and Russia
Vitus Bering
Unified the German States and became the 1st Chancellor of Germany
Otto von Bismarck
Land claimed by Portugal on 22 April 1500
Brazil
Duchy that founded a state in southern France after the Fall of the Roman Empire
Burgundy
English Poet, part of the Romantic movement, his best known work is 'Don Juan'
Lord Byron
Italian artist and architect who designed famous Roman Fountains
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
City in India where a gas leak took place in 1984, killing thousands
Bhopal
South African Anti-Apartheid activist known for his slogan: Black is Beautiful
Steve Biko
Founder of terrorist organization al-Qaeda, killed in 2011
Osama Bin Laden
Wife of Adolf Hitler
Eva Braun
Roman who helped assasinate Caesar. Caesar's supposedly asked him: Et tu?
Brutus
Group of 300-600 ethnic peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa, still prominent today
Bantu
Failed military invasion of Cuba by the CIA-sponsored Brigade 2506 in 1961
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Saint of Nursia, founder of an Order of Monks and Western Monasticism, Patron of Europe
Saint Benedict
German Engineer who built the first patented automobile
Karl Benz
Birthplace of Jesus, according to the Bible
Bethlehem
Country in South America named after the man who liberated it
Bolivia
Empire of Colonies on which 'the sun never set'
British Empire
Italian Renaissance painter, painted the Birth of Venus
Sandro Botticelli
Roman version of the Greek God Dionysus
Bacchus
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