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History Podcast Checklist

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This is Jordan Harbour from the Twilight Histories podcast, and the upcoming Roman Army podcast. Running a history podcast can be an extremely rewarding thing. Once it’s up and running, it’s pretty straight forward

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Richard II of England

Richard II of England

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Richard II (6 January 1367 – ca. 14 February 1400) was King of England from 1377 until he was deposed on 30 September 1399. Richard was a son of Edward, “the Black Prince” and was born while

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Mohammad Mosaddegh

Mohammad Mosaddegh

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Mohammad Mosaddegh (16 June 1882 – 5 March 1967) was the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran from 1951 until 1953. Also known as Mosaddeq Persian: مُحَمَد مُصَدِق‎; IPA: [mohæmˈmæd(-e) mosædˈdeɣ]; his government was

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The 1914 Christmas Truce

The 1914 Christmas Truce

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The Christmas truce, which is known as Weihnachtsfrieden in Germany and in France, Trêve de Noël, was a series of unofficial ceasefires during World War I that took place at Christmas 1914, along the

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Akbar the Great

Akbar the Great

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Akbar (in Hindustani: əkbər, 14 October 1542 – 27 October 1605), known as Akbar the Great, was Mughal Emperor from 1556 until his death. Akbar was the third and is regarded as the greatest

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The Mexican–American War

The Mexican–American War

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The Mexican–American War, also known variously as the Mexican War, the Invasion of Mexico, the U.S. – Mexican War, “The War of Irrelevants”, the U.S. Intervention, or the United States War Against Mexico, was

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Xhosa pronunciation: [xoˈliːɬaɬa manˈdeːla]) was born 18 July 1918 and died 5 December 2013. He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician as well as a philanthropist, who served as

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg

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The Battle of Gettysburg was fought 1st to 3rd July 1863, in and around the Pennsylvanian town of Gettysburg. It was a battle that took place during the American Civil War between Union and

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Otto Von Bismarck

Otto Von Bismarck

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Otto Eduard Leopold, Prince of Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg (1 April 1815 – 30 July 1898), more often known as Otto von Bismarck, was a Prussian statesman with strong conservative policies, who dominated German

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The Middle East – The Iranian Revolution

The Middle East – The Iranian Revolution

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The Iranian Revolution (AKA the 1979 Revolution or the Islamic Revolution of Iran, concertns surrounding the usurpation of the Pahlavi dynasty under Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, who was supported and encouraged by the United

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Bob Marley

Bob Marley

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Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands The Wailers (1963-1974) and Bob Marley & The Wailers (1974–1981). Marley remains the most

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1914 and was the First World War necessary?

1914 and was the First World War necessary?

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The First World War killed around eight million men and bled Europe dry. Niall Ferguson asks: was the sacrifice worth it? Was it all really an inevitable cataclysm and were the Germans a genuine

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Scipio Africanus

Scipio Africanus

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Recommended podcast The History of Hannibal by Jamie Redfern Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus (236–183 BC), also known as Scipio the African, Scipio the Elder, and Scipio the Great was a general in the Second Punic War and statesman of the Roman Republic. He was

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Diocletian and the Crisis of the Third Century

Diocletian and the Crisis of the Third Century

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Recommended topic Who was the best Roman Emperor Diocletian (Latin: Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Augustus; c. 22 December 244  – 3 December 311), was a Roman Emperor from 284 to 305. Born to a family of low status in the Roman

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Battle of Hastings

Battle of Hastings

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Recommended podcast The History of England by David Crowther The Battle of Hastings occurred on 14 October 1066 during the Norman conquest of England, between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and

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Who was the best Roman Emperor?

Who was the best Roman Emperor?

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Robin has a point in that it is difficult, at best, to compare individuals who operated centuries apart from one another and under wildly different sets of circumstances and determine who was ‘best’ at

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Alternate history – Hitler’s Britain

Alternate history – Hitler’s Britain

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Recommended podcast Twilight Histories by Jordan Harbour Alternate history or alternative reality is a genre of fiction consisting of stories that are set in worlds in which one or more historical events unfolds differently than it did in the real world. It can

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Justinian

Justinian

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Recommended podcast The History of Byzantium by Robin Pierson Justinian I (Latin: Flavius Petrus Sabbatius Justinianus Augustus, Greek: Φλάβιος Πέτρος Σαββάτιος Ἰουστινιανός) (c. 482 – 14 November 565), commonly known as Justinian the Great, was Byzantine Emperor from 527 to 565. During

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The Morant Bay Rebellion

The Morant Bay Rebellion

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Recommended podcast How Jamaica Conquered The World by Roifield Brown The Morant Bay rebellion began on October 11, 1865, when Paul Bogle led 200 to 300 black men and women into the town of

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