Best History Podcasts

The Best History Podcasts

These are the best history podcasts I've found so far.

Hardcore History

hosted by Dan Carlin

Podcast Summary: Hardcore History is a (very) long form podcast that tells famous historical stories in a captivating way. Carlin's enthusiasm for history shines through in each episode and he typically attacks topics in a series format. For example, his incredible series on Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire was six episodes and more than 9 hours in total. It's worth the time investment.

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Revisionist History

hosted by Malcolm Gladwell

Podcast Summary: Malcolm Gladwell's incredibly well-produced podcast on how history is misinterpreted and misunderstood, and sharing new stories that help clarify things you thought you knew.

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Stuff You Missed in History Class

hosted by Tracy Wilson and Holly Frey

Podcast Summary: This podcast by explores the greatest and strangest little-know history stories.

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