military The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun  

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List of the best history podcasts on the iTunes store, voted on by history buffs like yourself. There are a variety of good history podcasts that are currently available for download, covering events like World War I, World War II, The Roman Empire and much more. If history was never your favorite subject in school, don't worry- these podcasts shed an extremely interesting light on events that you might have found boring as a child.

Including Dan Carlin's Hardcore History and Unexplained, this list of history podcasts currently airing new episodes is your definitive guide to podcasts about historical events, lesser known histories, and more. 

Popular history podcasts include Stuff You Missed In History Class with Tracy Wilson and Holley Frey, and PBS's The War. Vote for your favorite history podcasts, and add one to the list if it's missing. Don't have iTunes? Don't worry- many of these are available online if you seek them out.

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Dan Carlin's Hardcore Hist... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

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The History of Rome is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of Rome

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Revolutions is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
BenNicholson added Revolutions By Mike Duncan

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Stuff You Missed in History Cl... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff You Missed in History Class

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The History of Byzantium is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of Byzantium

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The History of England is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of England

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The British History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The British History Podcast

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History Extra podcast is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
History Extra podcast

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Damn Interesting is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Damn Interesting

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The Art of Manliness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Art of Manliness

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In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg

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A History of the World in 100 ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
A History of the World in 100 Objects

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The Memory Palace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Memory Palace

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Norman Centuries | A Norman Hi... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Norman Centuries | A Norman History Podcast by Lars Brownworth

27 Unsung WWII Heroes You May Not Know About

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The Bowery Boys:new York City ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
clash1977 added The Bowery Boys:new York City History

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The Podcast History Of Our Wor... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Podcast History Of Our World

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BackStory is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
BackStory

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Military History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Military History Podcast

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12 Byzantine Rulers: The Histo... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
12 Byzantine Rulers: The History of The Byzantine Empire

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The Angry History Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Angry History Show

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Stuff of Genius is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff of Genius

The Best Black Panther Storylines in Comics

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Useless Information Podcast is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Useless Information Podcast

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Irish History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Irish History Podcast

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Ancient Warfare Magazine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Ancient Warfare Magazine

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The War | PBS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The War | PBS

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The Thomas Jefferson Hour is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Thomas Jefferson Hour

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Renaissance English History Po... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Renaissance English History Podcast

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The International Spy Museum S... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The International Spy Museum SpyCast

This Isn't A Tank - It's The Single Largest Gun Ever Used In Military History

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Great Lives is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Great Lives

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Binge Thinking History is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Binge Thinking History

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Radio Diaries is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Radio Diaries

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The Leonard Lopate Show from W... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC

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Great Speeches in History is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Great Speeches in History

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The China History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The China History Podcast

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Classical Mythology Podcast is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Classical Mythology Podcast

Mythical Creatures That Were Found in Real Life

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This I Believe: 1950s Podcast is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
This I Believe: 1950s Podcast

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History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
History Podcast

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Ottoman History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Ottoman History Podcast

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New Books In History is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
New Books In History

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Naked Archaeology is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Naked Archaeology

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The Dollop is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Christine2 added The Dollop

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Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Unexplained

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Our Fake History is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
UnrightKhan added Our Fake History

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Nerdonomy: Nerds on History is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Nerdonomy: Nerds on History

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Baseball History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Baseball History Podcast