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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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The History of England is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The History of England

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History Extra podcast is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
History Extra podcast

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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 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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Stuff You Missed in History Cl... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff You Missed in History Class

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In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
In Our Time With Melvyn Bragg

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

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Damn Interesting is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Damn Interesting

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Norman Centuries | A Norman Hi... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Norman Centuries | A Norman History Podcast by Lars Brownworth

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Military History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Military History Podcast

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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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A History of the World in 100 ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
A History of the World in 100 Objects

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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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Irish History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Irish History Podcast

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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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The Art of Manliness is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Art of Manliness

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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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The Thomas Jefferson Hour is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Thomas Jefferson Hour

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The War | PBS is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The War | PBS

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12 Byzantine Rulers: The Histo... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
12 Byzantine Rulers: The History of The Byzantine Empire

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Great Speeches in History is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Great Speeches in History

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Stuff of Genius is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Stuff of Genius

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The Leonard Lopate Show from W... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Leonard Lopate Show from WNYC

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Useless Information Podcast is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Useless Information Podcast

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The China History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The China History Podcast

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The Angry History Show is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The Angry History Show

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Ancient Warfare Magazine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Ancient Warfare Magazine

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

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New Books In History is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
New Books In History

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Renaissance English History Po... is listed (or ranked) 32 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) 33 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
The International Spy Museum SpyCast

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

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Binge Thinking History is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Binge Thinking History

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

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

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Ottoman History Podcast is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Ottoman History Podcast

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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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Nerdonomy: Nerds on History is listed (or ranked) 41 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) 42 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Baseball History Podcast

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Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
Unexplained

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Our Fake History is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best History Podcasts That Make Learning Fun
UnrightKhan added Our Fake History