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America had Al Capone. Sydney had Kate Leigh and Tilly Devine - who *hated* each other.
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Muslim sultan who took the throne, defeated Louis IX in battle, ransomed him back to France for 30% of their GDP --- and did it all in secret.
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United Hawaii under one rule, abolished ancient taboos, and led negotiations with the fledgling United States.
Joan of Arc
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