Queen Victoria of England was declared Empress of India despite never having been to the country. Potatoes were introduced to Ireland in the 1500s after they were discovered by Spanish colonizers of South America. Elizabeth I used to reward British pirates who ransacked Spanish ships with titles or wealth, which spawned the concept of "privateers." Cleopatra wasn't Egyptian. She was actually descended from a line of Greek Macedonians, starting from when Ptolemy I helped Alexander the Great conquer Egypt. Korean Admiral Yi Sun-sin once won a battle against 133 Japanese ships without losing a single one of his own 13 ships. In 2007, the Swiss army accidentally invaded Lichtenstein when they forgot where the border was during a training exercise.