history The Best History TV Shows  

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best History TV series.

The very best history shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest history shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular history TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining history show of all time is. Don't let your favorite history television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of history television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This is a list that features shows like Gettysburg and Chandragupta Maurya.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best history show of all time?" and "What are the greatest history shows?"

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Hetalia - Axis Powers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Hetalia - Axis Powers Daisuke Namikawa, Hiroki Takahashi, Katsuyuki Konishi

12 Historically Inaccurate Details From History Channel's 'Vikings' The Best Discovery Channel Shows of All Time

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Code Geass is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Code Geass Kikuko Inoue, Jōji Nakata, Fumiko Orikasa

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Blackadder Goes Forth is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Blackadder Goes Forth Rowan Atkinson, Tony Robinson, Stephen Fry

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National Geographic Explorer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best History TV Shows
National Geographic Explorer Lisa Ling, Peter Coyote

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American Masters is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best History TV Shows
American Masters Julianna Margulies, Laura Linney, William Hurt

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War & Peace is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Solving History with Olly Stee... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Liberty's Kids is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Liberty's Kids Whoopi Goldberg, Liam Neeson, Billy Crystal

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Saints and Strangers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Saints and Strangers Nick Boraine, Anna Camp, Dylan Edy

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Unsolved History is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Unsolved History J.V. Martin, Daniel Martinez, Mike Sode

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One in a Million is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Profiles in Courage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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From the Earth to the Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best History TV Shows
From the Earth to the Moon Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, Lane Smith

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Secrets of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Secrets of the Dead Liev Schreiber

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The Great Adventure is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best History TV Shows

The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History The Funniest TV Characters of All Time

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Dick Turpin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Dick Turpin Richard O'Sullivan, Christopher Benjamin, David Daker

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Marco Polo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Marco Polo Leonard Nimoy, Anne Bancroft, Burt Lancaster

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Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Lost Worlds, Vanished Lives David Attenborough

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Gettysburg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Decisions that Shook the World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Shaka Zulu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Shaka Zulu Christopher Lee, Trevor Howard, Edward Fox

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Horizon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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The States is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best History TV Shows
The States Edward Herrmann

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Perfect Storms: Disasters That... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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102 Minutes That Changed Ameri... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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BBC Television Shakespeare is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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101 Gadgets That Changed the W... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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The 1900 House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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The First Churchills is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best History TV Shows
The First Churchills Susan Hampshire, John Neville, John Standing

The Best Historical Drama TV Shows The Biggest Turn Ons in a Person

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The Adventure of English is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Frontier House is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Texas Ranch House is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Texas Ranch House Randy Quaid

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The Bible is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best History TV Shows
The Bible Keith David, Roma Downey, Diogo Morgado

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The Presidents is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the '... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' Linda Hunt, Linda Ellerbee, Samuel West

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The Nazis: A Warning from Hist... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best History TV Shows
The Nazis: A Warning from History Samuel West, Fritz Arlt, Rudi Bamber

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Philadelphia: The Great Experi... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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History's Lost & Found is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best History TV Shows
History's Lost & Found Edward Herrmann

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The Legendary Curse of the Hop... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Time Team is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Time Team Tony Robinson, Phil Harding, John Gater

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The 1940s House is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Napoléon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Napoléon John Malkovich, Isabella Rossellini, Jessica Paré

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War is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best History TV Shows
War

The Best Adult Cartoons in TV History The Best Coconut Oil Brands

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Kahani Chandrakanta Ki is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Gō is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Juri Ueno, Takumi Saito, Manabu Hamada

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Freedom Fighter, Lee Hoe-young is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Superheroes: A Never-Ending Ba... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best History TV Shows

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Bible Ki Kahaniya is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Bible Ki Kahaniya Urmila Matondkar, Shammi Kapoor, Kabir Bedi

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Hem till Midgård is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best History TV Shows
Hem till Midgård Sara Sommerfeld, Per Morberg, Markoolio

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O Quinto dos Infernos is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best History TV Shows
O Quinto dos Infernos Luana Piovani, Betty Lago, Danielle Winits