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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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Stuff You Missed in History Cl... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff You Missed in History Class
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Revolutions is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
BenNicholson added Revolutions
By Mike Duncan
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The History of England is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of England
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The History of Byzantium is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of Byzantium
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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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A History of the World in 100 ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
A History of the World in 100 Objects
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In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg
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History Extra podcast is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
History Extra podcast
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Ancient Warfare Magazine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Ancient Warfare Magazine
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Damn Interesting is listed (or ranked) 12 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) 13 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Art of Manliness
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12 Byzantine Rulers: The Histo... is listed (or ranked) 14 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 Memory Palace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Memory Palace
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The Bowery Boys:new York City ... is listed (or ranked) 16 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) 17 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Podcast History Of Our World
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Norman Centuries | A Norman Hi... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Norman Centuries | A Norman History Podcast by Lars Brownworth
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BackStory is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
BackStory
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Great Lives is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Great Lives
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The Dollop is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Christine2 added The Dollop
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Military History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Military History Podcast
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Useless Information Podcast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Useless Information Podcast
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Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Unexplained
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Stuff of Genius is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff of Genius