Sunday, September 9, 2012

Daily Trivia #576 Badass of the Week


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Points only for specific answers.

Answer: The only two heads of states in history to employ full-time all-female bodyguards. The famous Amazonian Guard of Gaddafi and the Vishkanya sqaudron of Chandragupta Maurya.

6 comments:

Honey Ras said...

both of them had a battalion female bodyguards!!

Honey Ras said...

or to be more specific...both were paranoid to a point asymptotic to the phrase "barmy-craziness"...

menezes said...

Assasination??
Chandragupta Maurya made use of assassinations against some of his enemies, including two of Alexander's generals Nicanor and Philip.
there were several plots made to assasinate gaddafi

Cpt. Sparky said...

Female Bodygaurds.

Conquistador said...

Both Gaddafi and chandragupta maurya had an entourage of female bodyguards... chandragupta had 700 female guards (source:badassoftheweek.com) while gaddafi had his amazonian army of female bodyguards...

sadiya said...

Asceticism?

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