Successors and predecessors: 10 questions

Give the predecessor and successor of the following people or things (in the role given in brackets)

Predecessor   Successor
  1. Richard Nixon (US President)  
  2. Kofi Annan (US Secretary General)  
  3. Steve McClaren (England manager)  
  4. Jacques Rogge (Head of the International Olympic Committee)  
  5. Neil Kinnock (Labour Party Leader)  
  6. Jeff Stelling (Countdown presenter)  
  7. Neville Chamberlain (Prime Minister)  
  8. Henry VIII (King of England)  
  9. George Lazenby (James Bond actor)  
  10. Tokyo (Summer Olympics host city)  

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Predecessor   Successor
Lyndon B Johnson 1. Richard Nixon (US President) Gerald Ford
Boutros-Boutros Ghali 2. Kofi Annan (US Secretary General) Ban-ki Moon
Peter Taylor 3. Steve McClaren (England manager) Fabio Cappello
Juan Antonio Samaranch 4. Jacques Rogge (Head of the International Olympic Committee) Thomas Bach
Michael Foot 5. Neil Kinnock (UK Labour Party Leader) John Smith
Des O’Connor 6. Jeff Stelling (Countdown presenter) Nick Hewer
Stanley Baldwin 7. Neville Chamberlain (UK Prime Minister) Winston Churchill
Henry VII 8. Henry VIII (King of England) Edward VI
Sean Connery 9. George Lazenby (James Bond actor) Sean Connery
Rome 10. Tokyo (Summer Olympics host city) Mexico City

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