History

The Best Books on the Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.

The Top Writer in History

Ranked by Historical Popularity Index (HPI) HPI — Name (Country of birth, Year) 31.109 — Homer (Turkey, -800) 30.440 — William Shakespeare (United Kingdom, 1564) 30.150 — Dante Alighieri (Italy, 1265) 29.881 — Virgil (Italy, -70) 29.742 — Sophocles (Greece, -496) 29.725 — Zoroaster (Afghanistan, -600) 29.499 — Aesop (Unknown, -620) 29.339 — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Germany, 1749)… Read More ›

49 Most Influential Historian of All-Time

1. Herodotus (-484, Halicarnassus, 🇹🇷) ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 2. Xenophon (-431, Athens, 🇬🇷) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 3. Thucydides (-460, Alimos, 🇬🇷) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4. Tacitus (56, Gaul, 🇫🇷) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 5. Sima Qian (-139, Hancheng, 🇨🇳) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 6. Josephus (37, Jerusalem, 🇮🇱) ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 7. Polybius (-203,… Read More ›

Top philosophers born in Germany

Who are the most famous philosophers from Germany? Based on MIT’s Historical Popularity Index Friedrich Nietzsche (1844, Röcken) ✰✰✰✰✰ 2. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770, Stuttgart) ✰✰✰✰✰ 3. Friedrich Engels (1820, Wuppertal) ✰✰✰✰ 4. Jürgen Habermas (1929, Düsseldorf) ✰✰ 5…. Read More ›