Here are the best historical dramas streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for classic war series or period dramas, this list of historical shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best historical series to watch on Netflix?
One of the best historical shows on Netflix, The Crown explores the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Other good TV period pieces on Netflix include The Crown, Marco Polo, Reign, and The Tudors.
Vote up the best historical dramas on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. And if you like these shows, check out our list of British shows on Netflix.
Premiered: 2017Anne with an E (2017, Netflix) is a Canadian television series created by Moira... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2013Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action drama created by Steven Knight,... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2014Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2015The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based... more on Wikipedia
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Premiered: 2016The Crown (Netflix, 2016) is an American-British biographical drama series created by Peter... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2007The Tudors (Showtime, 2007) is a historical fiction television series created by Michael... more on Wikipedia
Cosimo's grandson Lorenzo Medici throws himself into shoring up the clan's finances and securing Florence's future while his enemies plot against him.
Premiered: 2013Reign (The CW, 2013) is an American historical romantic drama television series created by... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2014TURN: Washington's Spies is a period drama based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington's Spies:... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2012Call the Midwife (BBC, 2012) is a British period drama series created by Heidi Thomas. The... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2013Marco Polo is an American drama series about Marco Polo's early years in the court of Kublai... more on Wikipedia
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Premiered: 2011The Borgias (Showtime, 2011) is a historical-fiction drama television series created by Neil... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2014Penny Dreadful (Showtime, 2014) is a British-American horror drama television series created... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2016Frontier (Netflix, 2016) is a Canadian-American historical drama television series co-created... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2019The Last Czars (Netflix, 2019) is an American docu-drama television series. Blending a... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2020The Queen's Gambit (Netflix, 2020) is an American drama miniseries based on the 1983 novel by... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2018Mr. Sunshine (tvN, 2018) is a South Korean historical action drama television series. After... more on Wikipedia
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- 22Cable Girls (Netflix, 2017) is a Spanish period drama web television series. In 1928, four... more on Wikipedia2112
Premiered: 2017Knightfall (History, 2017) is a historical fiction drama television series created by Don... more on Wikipedia
Premiered: 2020The English Game (Netflix, 2020) is a historical drama series created by Julian Fellowes, Tony... more on Wikipedia
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