history podcasts

1. History Extra Podcast

About Podcast Thousands of historical articles on both British and world history for all levels of knowledge and interest. Frequency 1 episode / day Podcast
Facebook fans 548.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 326.7K ⋅ Instagram Followers 17K ⋅ Social Engagement 2


2. History Hit

About Podcast History Hit brings you the stories that shaped the world through live events, an award winning podcast network and our new online only history channel. Frequency 1 episode / day Podcast
Facebook fans 131.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 77.2K ⋅ Instagram Followers 17.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 55


3. Stuff You Missed in History Class

About Podcast The Stuff You Missed in History Class podcast takes a look at lesser-known historical people and events, with new episodes every Monday and Wednesday. Frequency 6 episodes / month Podcast
Facebook fans 563.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 44.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 87


4. The Way I Heard It with Mike Rowe

About Podcast Each episode of The Way I Heard It is a true story about a real person, place, or thing. With respect to the facts, I try to be as accurate as possible. However, the Internet is full of conflicting accounts, and it's entirely possible you might hear me say something about a person or an event that contradicts something you heard or read elsewhere. If so, feel free to bring any discrepancy to my attention. Just remember I'm not wrong. It's just the way I heard it. Frequency 1 episode / week Podcast
Facebook fans 5.6M ⋅ Twitter followers 403.6K ⋅ Social Engagement 1


5. Revisionist History

About Podcast Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past an event, a person, an idea, even a song, and asks whether we got it right the first time. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance. Frequency 1 episode / quarter Since May 2016 Podcast
Facebook fans 339.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 697.5K ⋅ Social Engagement 1


6. Lore

About Podcast Lore is a podcast about the frightening history behind common folklore. Lore is a podcast about the scary stories that fuel our everyday superstitions. If you like history and a little thrill, then we recommend giving this one a listen. Frequency 2 episodes / month Podcast
Facebook fans 77.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 69.7K ⋅ Instagram Followers 75.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 1


7. Revolutions

About Podcast A weekly podcast series examining great political revolutions. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Sep 2013 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 6.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 72.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 53 ⋅ Alexa Rank 755.7K


8. The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds

About Podcast The Dollop is a bi-weekly* American History Podcast. Every week, Dave Anthony reads a story to his friend, Gareth Reynolds, who has no idea what the topic is going to be about. Each week one topic from American history is discussed at length. Frequency 1 episode / week Podcast
Facebook fans 41.1K ⋅ Twitter followers 57.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 72 ⋅ Alexa Rank 46.6K


9. Witness History

About Podcast Witness is the daily history programme from the BBC World Service. Five days a week we speak to people who lived through moments of history to bring you a personal perspective on world events. Witness on a moment of history. Frequency 1 episode / day Podcast
Facebook fans 80.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 3.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 96 ⋅ Alexa Rank 140


10. The History Hour

About Podcast An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there. Frequency 1 episode / week Podcast
Facebook fans 6.6M ⋅ Twitter followers 385.4K ⋅ Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 96 ⋅ Alexa Rank 140


11. In Our Time: History

About Podcast Historical themes, events and key individuals from Akhenaten to Xenophon. Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) and his examination of the American democratic system. He wrote De La Dmocratie en Amrique in two parts, published in 1835 and 1840, when France was ruled by the July Monarchy of Louis-Philippe. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Dec 2013 Podcast
Facebook fans 4.7K ⋅ Twitter followers 40.1K ⋅ Social Engagement 449 ⋅ Domain Authority 96 ⋅ Alexa Rank 140


12. Hard Fried History

About Podcast Co-hosts Henry Price and Joshua Stokes tackle the ins and outs of an eclectic assortment of historical figures, ranging from pious nuns to vicious pirates, from celebrated musicians to eccentric dictators. Combing through the tragedies and triumphs that occur over the subject's lifetime, they dispense unique and insightful information while also poking fun at the utter insanity that surrounds the real lives of various notable persons, events, and myths, all in around an hour. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Oct 2019 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 504 ⋅ Domain Authority 82 ⋅ Alexa Rank 2.6K


13. Slow Burn

About Podcast Leon Neyfakh excavates the strange subplots and forgotten characters of recent political history and finds surprising parallels to the present. Season 1 of Slow Burn captured what it felt like to live through Watergate; Season 2 does the same with the saga of Bill Clinton's impeachment. Frequency 1 episode / month Podcast
Twitter followers 19.2K ⋅ Instagram Followers 46.2K ⋅ Domain Authority 92 ⋅ Alexa Rank 2.1K


14. The AskHistorians Podcast

About Podcast A podcast by history nerds for history nerds (and everyone else too). The AskHistorians Podcast features members of Reddit's AskHistorians community, as well as published academics, and experts for long-form 60-90 minute in-depth conversations about a topic of their research. Additionally, each podcast episode is accompanied by a thread in AskHistorians where the expert swings by to answer followup questions. Frequency 2 episodes / month Podcast
Facebook fans 4.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 9.2K ⋅ Social Engagement 3 ⋅ Domain Authority 33 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.2K


15. Dan Carlin's Hardcore History: Addendum

About Podcast Interviews, musings and extra material from the makers of Dan Carlin's Hardcore History. In 'Hardcore History' journalist and broadcaster Dan Carlin takes his 'Martian', unorthodox way of thinking and applies it to the past. This isn't academic history (and Carlin isn't a historian) but the podcast's unique blend of high drama, masterful narration and Twilight Zone-style twists has entertained millions of listeners. Frequency 7 episodes / year Podcast
Facebook fans 89.3K ⋅ Twitter followers 288.3K ⋅ Social Engagement 369 ⋅ Domain Authority 32 ⋅ Alexa Rank 4.2K


16. History of the Crusades

About Podcast A history of the holy wars between Christendom and the Islamic states. Over 900 years ago, thousands of Christians invaded the Middle East, intent on taking the Holy Land from the Muslims. The following 200 years were marked by a series of military campaigns known as the Crusades. Join us to follow the history of the Crusades from 1095 onwards. Frequency 6 episodes / year Podcast
Facebook fans 3.9K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.6K ⋅ Domain Authority 83 ⋅ Alexa Rank 33K


17. Everything Everywhere Daily Podcast

About Podcast Learn something new every single day. Everything Everywhere Daily tells the stories of interesting people, places, and things from around the world and throughout history. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, history, science, geography, and culture. Frequency 1 episode / day Since Jul 2020 Podcast
Domain Authority 60 ⋅ Alexa Rank 105.4K


18. History on the Net

About Podcast History on the Net was founded by Heather Wheeler, a historian and former history teacher. The mission to of the site is to explore neglected or forgotten corners of history that changed the world, no matter how strange or controversial. We have blogged on the U.S. Army's failed experiment to use camels as pack animals in the 1840s southwest, failed presidential assassination attempts, and first-hand accounts of the Invasion of Normandy. Frequency 2 episodes / week Podcast
Facebook fans 2.6K ⋅ Twitter followers 367 ⋅ Social Engagement 10 ⋅ Domain Authority 65 ⋅ Alexa Rank 100.6K


19. American History Tellers

About Podcast The Cold War, Prohibition, the Gold Rush, the Space Race. Every part of your life -the words you speak, the ideas you share- can be traced to our history, but how well do you really know the stories that made America? Well, take you to the events, the times, and the people that shaped our nation. And we'll show you how our history affected them, their families and affects you today. Hosted by Lindsay Graham (not the Senator). From Wondery, the network behind Tides Of History, Fall Of Rome, and Dirty John. Frequency 1 episode / week Since Dec 2017 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 2K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.4K ⋅ Domain Authority 64 ⋅ Alexa Rank 86.4K


20. Tides of History

About Podcast Everywhere around us are echoes of the past. Those echoes define the boundaries of states and countries, how we pray and how we fight. They determine what money we spend and and how we earn it at work, what language we speak and how we raise our children. From Wondery, host Patrick Wyman, PhD ('Fall Of Rome') helps us understand our world and how it got to be the way it is. Frequency 2 episodes / week Podcast
Facebook fans 1.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 2.9K ⋅ Domain Authority 64 ⋅ Alexa Rank 86.4K


21. Historical Figures

About Podcast Big Lives. Little-known Facts. Great, unknown stories hide inside history every other Wednesday, we dig up what you don't know about the icons you do know. Hosts Carter and Vanessa bring history to life, telling unexpected anecdotes, describing the real personalities behind big names, and examining each individual's lasting impact on the world. Frequency 1 episode / day Podcast
Facebook fans 13.8K ⋅ Twitter followers 14.4K ⋅ Instagram Followers 24.8K ⋅ Domain Authority 50 ⋅ Alexa Rank 507K


22. Philosophize This!

About Podcast Beginner friendly if listened to in order! For anyone interested in an educational podcast about philosophy where you don't need to be a graduate-level philosopher to understand it. In chronological order, the thinkers and ideas that forged the world we live in are broken down and explained. Frequency 1 episode / weekAlso in Podcast
Facebook fans 37K ⋅ Twitter followers 38.8K ⋅ Domain Authority 46 ⋅ Alexa Rank 666.7K


23. The Bowery Boys: New York City History

About Podcast We started the podcast on a whim as a fun project during the summer of 2007. We both had some amateur radio experience in our past, and we'd talked for years about producing some sort of fun New York-related radio show. When Greg purchased a new laptop in 2007 that included 'Garage Band' (an audio editing program that makes podcast production possible), we decided to give it a whirl and recorded our first show with a cheap karaoke microphone that Tom pulled out of the closet. Frequency 1 episode / week Podcast
Facebook fans 17.2K ⋅ Twitter followers 14.3K ⋅ Instagram Followers 9.8K ⋅ Social Engagement 4 ⋅ Domain Authority 57 ⋅ Alexa Rank 602.9K


24. The Ancient World

About Podcast CURRENT SERIES - THEA (tracing the disintegration of the Seleucid Empire) Frequency 1 episode / month Podcast
Social Engagement 2 ⋅ Domain Authority 29 ⋅ Alexa Rank 1.1M


25. The History of Byzantium

About Podcast 'The History of Byzantium' is a podcast dedicated to the story of the Roman Empire from the collapse of the West in 476 to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Byzantine history is fascinating, world-changing, and largely forgotten. Listen and discover who they were. Frequency 4 episodes / quarter Since May 2012 Also in Podcast
Facebook fans 11K ⋅ Twitter followers 9.7K ⋅ Domain Authority 75 ⋅ Alexa Rank 24.7K