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Dan Snow's History Hit
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 10,773 ratings
Top Listening
Engaging and easy in a length that allows a full episode to be consumed in one bus ride or on a morning jog. Fabulous work.
Studiodude via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/17/21
Superb!
Informative, educational and entertaining.
drmGunner via Apple Podcasts · Germany · 01/17/21
Brilliant
Brilliant podcast for any history enthusiast. Listened to the Tudor cast with my teenagers and we all found out things we never knew! Fantastic! Thank you!
nicolakatie via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 01/17/21
Recent Episodes
On 18 January 1871 as the Siege of Paris raged a couple of miles away King Wilhelm I of Prussia was proclaimed Emperor of the German empire in the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles. It was the most dramatic possible beginning to a new imperial project in the heart of Europe. The German...
Published 01/18/21
He's made history. Donald Trump has become the only President in US history to be impeached not once but twice. Three years ago Dan talked to Joshua Matz, an attorney and constitutional scholar in Washington DC and author of "To End a Presidency." He explained to Dan the history of impeachment...
Published 01/17/21
In 2018, the British city of Salisbury crashed into newspaper headlines worldwide when former Russian military officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, were poisoned with nerve agents there. This was the first time that many people had heard of these deadly, yet invisible and odourless...
Published 01/16/21
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