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The Duke
   is a nickname for   
John Wayne
The Iron Duke
   is a nickname for   
The Duke of Wellington
The nicname didn't come from his military prowess. His actions as Prime Minister were so unpopular that he had to fit iron shutters to his windows to prevent mobs breaking them.
Duke
   has the   
Blue Devils
Durham, North Carolina
Bo Duke
   appears in   
Dukes of Hazzard
Daisy Duke
   appears in   
Dukes of Hazzard
Luke Duke
   appears in   
Dukes of Hazzard
Uncle Jesse Duke
   appears in   
Dukes of Hazzard
Grand Duke Henri
   is Head of State of   
Luxembourg
Napoleon & the Duke of Wellington
   led opposing forces at the   
Battle of Waterloo
The arrival of Blucher's Prussian army turned the tide against Napoleon in what Wellington described as a "Damn near-run thing".
Duke Ellington
   released the record   
Symphony in Black
1935; landmark musical score from short musical of same name; Billie Holiday's screen debut
Duke Of Wellington
   appeared in   
Lady Caroline Lamb
1972
Duke
   the female equivalent is   
Duchess
A nobleman in highest rank and his wife.
Sarah P. Duke Gardens-Duke University
   is situated in   
The U.S.A.
Durham, North Carolina. Landscaped gardens featuring iris, daylily, roses, and southeastern woodland plants
Duke Blue and White
   is the fight song of   
Duke University
Harmony in Harlem
   was released by   
Duke Ellington
Duke Energy
   was named after   
James Buchanan Duke
John Wayne
   owned a dog called   
Duke
William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland
   had the sobriquet   
The (Bloody) Butcher
Prince Otto Von Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg
   had the sobriquet   
The Iron Chancellor
Prince Andrew, Duke of York
   had the sobriquet   
Randy Andy
Duke Ellington
   wrote   
Music is My Mistress
James Butler 1st Duke of Ormonde
   is known as a   
Statesman
and soldier. Died 1688
Luxembourg €2
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg €1
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg 50c
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg 20c
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg 10c
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg 5c
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg 2c
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Luxembourg 1c
   has   
His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Henri
They bear the year of issue and the word "Luxembourg" written in Luxembourgish ("Letzebuerg").
Patty Duke
   was considered for the role of   
Pollyanna in Pollyanna (1960)
Hayley Mills got the part
Sir Henry Cheere
   created the sculpture   
Duke of Cumberland, 1770
Matthew Cotes Wyatt
   created the sculpture   
Statue of the Duke of Wellington, 1846
The Grand Old Duke of York
   possibly originated from   
The Battle of Wakefield
In 1460 during the Wars of the Roses between the house of York & the house of Lancaster, the Duke of York & his army marched to his castle at Sandal where Richard took up a defensive position against the Lancastrian army. The Castle was built on top of the site of an old motte and bailey fortress ("he marched them up to the top of the hill"). In a moment of madness he left his castle & went down to attack the Lancastrians (" he marched them down again"). His army was overwhelmed & the Duke of York was killed.
Duque
   is translated as   
Duke
Duquesa: Duchess
Duke Paoa Kahanamoku
   has excelled in   
Swimming
Olympics - 3 Gold, 2 Silver. Regarded as the person who popularized the modern sport of surfing.
Duke University
   is in   
Durham
North Carolina
Duke Ellington
   composed   
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Duke Ellington
   composed   
Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington
   composed   
Sophisticated Lady
Marmaduke Duke
   performed   
Kid Gloves
2009
Steve Duke
   had the nickname   
Dukey of the Duke
Duke Snider
   was a   
Baseball Player
8-time All-Star for the Brooklyn Dodgers, age 84 d. 2011
Germany
   had the general   
Duke Albrecht
General
Italy
   had the general   
Duke of the Abruzzi
- Admiral
Russia
   had the general   
Grand Duke Nikolai
Commander-in-Chief
Duke Ellington
   released the single   
Take the "A" Train
1941; lasting acclaim
Duke Ellington
   released the record   
It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
1932; jazz standard of lasting acclaim; peaked at #6 on the Billboard chart
Duke Ellington
   released the record   
Sophisticated Lady
1933; peaked at #2 on the Billboard chart
Patty Duke
   was an   
Actor
D. 2016; Academy Award winner for Best Supporting Actress at age 16 for her role as Helen Keller in the 1962 movie "The Miracle Worker"






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