Which country was ruled by Basil II the Bulgar-slayer?

Bulgaria
Russia
Byzantine Empire
Turkey
At the start of the second mil­len­ni­um, Basil attacked Bul­gar­i­ans in order to restore ter­ri­to­ries the Empire had lost long before. He was said to have captured 15,000 pris­on­ers and blinded 99 of every 100 men, leaving one one-eyed man in each cohort to lead the rest back home. Samuel, the ruler of Bulgaria was so shocked seeing his blinded army, that he died two days later.

Answers distribution

Bulgaria
Russia
Byzantine Empire
Turkey
answers
flagItaly
4%
0%
87%
8%
24
flagFrance
14%
3%
74%
7%
27
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
5%
64%
14%
214
flagGermany
20%
4%
64%
11%
109
flagBelgium
23%
7%
61%
7%
13
flagSpain
20%
4%
60%
16%
25
flagPoland
19%
5%
59%
15%
6336
flagthe Netherlands
15%
0%
57%
26%
19
flagNorway
18%
4%
50%
27%
22
flagthe United States
21%
13%
48%
15%
148
flagIndia
27%
27%
45%
0%
11
flagUU
31%
0%
43%
25%
16
flagCanada
45%
9%
36%
9%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
23%
0%
35%
35%
17

Gender

men60%
women53%
Bulgaria
18%
20%
Russia
4%
5%
Byzantine Empire
61%
53%
Turkey
16%
19%

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