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History

Key History Facts in Awesome Lists & Fun Free Quizzes

History Will be Kind to Me For I Intend to Write ItWinston Churchill

That’s not our approach. ADDucation aims to present key history facts in concise thought-provoking lists so you learn more by reading less. With over 7.6 billion humans on planet Earth “new” history is being made as I type, every second that passes is living  history – look out, it’s already behind you!

worst pandemics list

Worst Pandemics in History 🦠

How does the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic compare with all the previous pandemics? ADDucation's list of the worst pandemics ...
worst dictators

Worst Dictators & Tyrants 🦹

Compiling ADDucation's list of the worst dictators and tyrants of all time hasn't been easy nor fun but ...
Kings and queens of England

Kings and Queens of England 👑🤴🏼👸🏼

Do You Seriously Expect Me To Be The First Prince Of Wales In History Not To Have A Mistress? - ...
maritime disasters

Maritime Ship Disasters

This list focuses on maritime ship disasters which were caused by extreme weather events and/or caused by war or human ...
biggest natural catastrophes

Biggest Natural Catastrophes

ADDucation's biggest natural catastrophes list spans millions of years and can only ever be subjective. If you're aware of a ...
died too young

Died Too Young

It's certainly true that most, if not all, of the people in our list died too young. Maybe that's why ...
famous assassinations

Famous Assassinations

ADDucation's famous assassinations list includes the four Presidents of the USA assassinated while in office (John F. Kennedy 1963, William ...
historical battles

Historical Battles

War does not determine who is right - only who is left A pearl of wisdom from Bertrand Russell, but ...

Why Is History Important Today?

The ever increasing pace of technological change and scientific breakthroughs makes it feel like history is speeding up. With the benefit of hindsight it’s easier to tell which events made history revealing the key history facts that couldn’t be left out of our lists. We connect those dots together into general knowledge history lists and leave other websites to try and record everything, which is also important to help us understand the future. History gives us a sense of belonging and context to our lives, as Michael Crichton said:

If You Don’t Know History, You Don’t Know Anything. You’re a Leaf That Doesn’t Know It’s Part of a Tree


5 Ways to ADDucate Yourself About History

  1. Test key history facts with ADDucation FREE quizzes.
  2. Revise what you’ve learnt and test your friends.
  3. Hundreds of GK Lists & Quizzes in 16 general knowledge categories.
  4. Find history facts FAST using ADDucation’s real-time search, list sort and filters.
  5. ADDucation helps you read less and learn more about history!

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