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The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun

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 History
    1

    Dan Carlin's Hardcore History

  • The Dollop
    2

    The Dollop

  • The History of Rome
    3

    The History of Rome

  • 4

    Our Fake History

  • Stuff You Missed in History Class
    5

    Stuff You Missed in History Class

  • The British History Podcast
    6

    The British History Podcast

  • Binge Thinking History
    7

    Binge Thinking History

  • A History of the World in 100 Objects
    8

    A History of the World in 100 Objects

  • Military History Podcast
    9

    Military History Podcast

  • 10

    Revolutions

    By Mike Duncan
  • Damn Interesting
    11

    Damn Interesting

  • BackStory
    12

    BackStory

  • Unexplained
    13

    Unexplained

  • The History of Byzantium
    14

    The History of Byzantium

  • The History of England
    15

    The History of England

  • In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg
    16

    In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg

  • History Extra podcast
    17

    History Extra podcast

  • The War | PBS
    18

    The War | PBS

  • Naked Archaeology
    19

    Naked Archaeology

  • Irish History Podcast
    20

    Irish History Podcast

  • Ancient Warfare Magazine
    21

    Ancient Warfare Magazine

  • The Angry History Show
    22

    The Angry History Show

  • Great Lives
    23

    Great Lives

  • Classical Mythology Podcast
    24

    Classical Mythology Podcast

  • 25

    The Bowery Boys:new York City History