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embassy.org: Trivia Question of the Day

For whom was Dupont Circle, on Embassy Row, named?

The answer is:

Dupont Circle, originally Pacific Circle, was renamed for Civil War hero Admiral Samuel Francis duPont (b. 1803, d. 1865). (read more about Dupont Circle.)