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The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun 

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Updated June 12, 2020 1.1k votes 474 voters 15.6k views 47 items

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 Hi... 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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Stuff You Missed in Hist... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff You Missed in History Class
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The History of Rome is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of Rome
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The History of Byzantium... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of Byzantium
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Revolutions is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
BenNicholson added Revolutions
By Mike Duncan
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The British History Podc... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The British History Podcast
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The History of England ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of England
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A History of the World i... 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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The Dollop is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Christine2 added The Dollop
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In Our Time With Melvyn ... is listed (or ranked) 10 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) 11 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
History Extra podcast
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The Memory Palace is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Memory Palace
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Damn Interesting is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Damn Interesting
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Norman Centuries | A Nor... 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
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12 Byzantine Rulers: The... is listed (or ranked) 15 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 Bowery Boys:new York... 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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Ancient Warfare Magazine... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Ancient Warfare Magazine
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BackStory is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
BackStory
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The Art of Manliness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Art of Manliness
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Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Unexplained
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Military History Podcast... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Military History Podcast
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The Podcast History Of O... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Podcast History Of Our World
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History Through A House ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
rixeymanor added History Through A House
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Great Lives is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Great Lives
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Our Fake History is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
UnrightKhan added Our Fake History