Top Ten Countries With the Best History

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1 Greece Greece Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, also known since ancient times as Hellas is a country located in southeastern Europe.

The Modern World is based on the Greek Civilization. What these guys have NOT invented?

I love Greek mythology and there gods. But I my country India has a rich history too - FreeKeyWorld

I am a Greek and proud for it!

Just amazing. - Johnalove

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2 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. ...read more.

Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Catholic, Medieval, Renaissance, Rococo, Risorgimento. What else is there?

The glorious Roman empire and when after that Europe got in the dark age the Renaissance comes up with Italy as leader.

I am 1/2 Italian - CityGuru

3 United States of America United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the ...read more.

My house is older than America, it hardly has a history compared to Europe, Asia and North Africa. Should be no where near the top of this list. Hardly achieved anything globally as well until post world war 2 when every other major player was devastated.

America could of had Canada in the revolution and it could of had Mexico in the Mexican American war but they didn't take it. look it up yourself. It also broke away from one of the greatest empires ever.

The United States of America never collapsed and never had a king, emperor, or dictator.

Most interesting I would say

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4 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, ...read more.

First of all, I hate recent communist china, because I'm a burmese. But I can't argue with the truth that it has one of the greatest history in the world. Start with the Xia dynasty and end with Qing, they have developed so many new cultures along the way, including great inventions. But right after Ming dynasty, there greatness was slowly decaying, up to this day. I think Japanese invasion in WWII is involved in destroying their traction of development. Also western countries were developing so fast after the age of enlightenment, leaving china behind. Truth is I really don't like Chinese people, but their history is very interesting to study.

Totally underrated history. From 5000 years ago till now, China has survived and will continue its history with the similar culture.

From dynasties to revolution to innovation...This country's history has never been told before!

Cause iam asian ; )

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5 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. ...read more.

Russian imperial history is the most fascinating one so far, with changes in power and conflicts rivaling those of George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels.

6 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world.

I think its India because of the struggles we had to do against British. How a golden birds became devastated in fires of infinity. So its India. History is the proof.

It has made many struggle, satyagraha, martyrs, for there nations to get freedom and to get reed of british emperor

From golden bird to second world nation... But maybe be once again golden bird, I hope - zuni

Proud to be Indian. Jai Hind.

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7 Egypt Egypt Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula.

Pharaohs and revolution and getting invaded and kicking them Egyptians and Egypt are baosses

Egypt should be number 2, after Hellas (Hellenic republic).

8 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to ...read more.

Great History for sure, and of course the Lumieres, the Revolution, great recent Empire.

Best country ever. Vive l'Empereur

You cannot find a country that influenced the world as France did: ideas, music, culture, literature, army, architecture, democracy etc.
One the older country in the world, built by blood and wars, amazing.
Should be number one.

Vercingetorix, Charlemagne, Francis I of France, Henry IV of France, Louis XIV, Louis XVI (without head Lol..), Napoleon, De Gaulle, French Revolution, the crusades, Les Lumieres, Human Rights, Moliere, Diderot, Aragon, Victor Hugo, Proust, Car invention, Cinema invention...

9 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, ...read more.

Very effecting culture.

The history there is Greek history except for Kurdistan

16000 years of history and the best warriors

Best warriors in the history books

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10 Denmark Denmark Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is south-west of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany.

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11 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. ...read more.

I think it's Germany because Germany has history dating back to the roman empire where it stand against the invaders. Also, Germany's story really began with Otto Von Bismarck one of the best strategists in history, he tricked France into declaring war on Prussia and then afterwards occupy Paris, things that even the british had trouble to do! He did that in 6 months!

The best for applying the terror, for that reason European Union has been founded, to keep calm Germany.

12 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world (size is 9.985 million km²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, Alberta, ...read more.

Canada is the best!

13 Persia

Very very old and beautiful country. It used to be the biggest empire in the world. Sadly, it is now a dump with unfair justice and forced religion :( I am Persian by the way

What Canada, Denmark and Poland have better history than Persia? Now this is just silly.

Oldest country in world with 7000 years history

Iran is one of the oldest countries in the world. You could go to Louvre Museum in Paris and see the number of Iranian objects and their dates. The Iranians are very hospitable and warm.

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14 Poland Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe, bordered by Germany to the west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south; Ukraine and Belarus to the east; and the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad Oblast (a Russian exclave) and Lithuania to the north .

War, war every time.

They have had wars with like half the countries of europe lol

Actually, Lithuania and Mongolia was the only countries which could have Moscow.

Poland, is one of the best history ever. They fighted against Ottomans, and with Soviets, to not only save their country, but also whole Europe. They fighted against Soviets and Germans in 1939, without any help. They defended Warsaw, Międzymorze, and every land, to the last drop of blood.

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15 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. ...read more.

Extremely productive, ingenious, and culturally rich nation, with a long history of art, invention, and empire.

16 Ethiopia Ethiopia Ethiopia, officially known as the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a sovereign state located in the Horn of Africa.
17 Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal republic in Europe . It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities . ...read more.
18 Portugal Portugal Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country on the Iberian Peninsula, in Southwestern Europe.

Discovered more than half of the known world.

Once the world's greatest empire!

Pioneers of the Golden Age!

Battle of Aljubarrota, August 1385. 6,500 portuguese warriors vs 31,000 Spanish. Guess who won...

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19 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom (UK) is a sovereign state which consists of the political and economic union of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It was a member of the European Union (EU) from 1973 to 2016. ...read more.

Absolute crap. Our history is so vast and amazing and can only be compared to countries such as Greece and Italy no other country especially the US which has hasn't even been the USA for very long, its history is nothing compared to ours!

Is this a joke? Easily the greatest empire of all time.

Why are we 22 while the usa is 3rd just why?

Go on muber one england

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20 Spain Spain Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe, with archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, and several small territories on and near the north African coast.

Biggest empire ever!

Brought western civilization to a big part of the world

Nice empire

Spain an the uk should both be on the top 5. ¿How can the us be the third with a history less than 300 years old?

21 San Marino San Marino San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino, also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino, is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains.
22 Mexico Mexico

Very interesting world history, definitely the most interesting out of all the other american countries

I’ve studied Mexican history and I love it! Specially the aztecs, Mayas

23 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.
24 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

I think Ireland is in a good place because we have a very good Celtic culture that very few other nations have. But as an Irish person I have to admit that we didn't practice it a lot around the times we were under the control of Britain. Honestly the reason we are independent to day was probably the revival of our culture a hundred years ago. If it wasn't for Celtic revival are Irish language and heritage might have disappeared. Just saying if we lost are culture we would probably have British culture and still be part of the United Kingdom. GOD BLESS IRELAND

25 Netherlands Netherlands

Its amazing mate so much rich storys about hugo and his book chest to the rival re with spain its amazing!

26 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Criminals and aboriginals turned gold miners, shearers, and criminals (bush Rangers) turned soldiers turned athletes and inventors, what's not to like.

27 Mongolia Mongolia

I have no idea why isn't Mongolia number 1

The Mongol Empire was the largest empire in the world. - aerochamber

Mongolian history begins from 800,000 years ago

Oh my go dmoglin history is so interesting

28 Andorra Andorra Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France.
29 Philippines Philippines The Philippines was established in March 16, 1521 and named in honor of a Spanish King whose name is King Philip of Spain II. It is located at Asia, specifically at Southeast Asia. The capital is Manila. 89% of the people there currently are native, while 11% of people there are foreigners.

It may not have as many inventions as Greece, or it may have not acquired as many achievements as the other famous countries had, but what makes this Country's History the best is how the country was put through so much struggle, and how our heroes fought for freedom not only against the colonists but also against the betrayal of our own people.

Philippines should be in Top 10 at least!

We've been colonized by the Spanish for 300 years, by the Americans, and by the Japanese. We've had great heroes that fought via novels. We've had a president who ruled for 21 years, and ending it by the "People Power or EDSA Revolution", and we've had theories of whether the first president assassinated Andres Bonifacio so that he can be the only president..

30 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The language is Persian. ...read more.

Should be number 1.

Should be number one.

Very unfair and superficial ranking! The history of the Greater Iran (known as Persia), is intertwined with the history of a greater region comprising the area from Anatolia, the Bosphorus, and Egypt in the west to the borders of Ancient India and the Syr Darya in the east.Iran is home to one of the world's oldest continuous major civilizations, with historical and urban settlements dating back to 7000 because.

Cyrus empire is the greatest and biggest empires of the history. also had greatest poets...

31 Scotland Scotland Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
32 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan and is known as the world's second most beautiful capital city. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second ...read more.

History of Pakistan can never be compared to anyone💚

More like Indian history cause Pakistan was always a part of India until the 20th century. - Bruno2202

PAKISTAN ZINDABAD

33 Israel Israel Israel, officially the State of Israel is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.
34 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
35 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
36 Singapore Singapore Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state.
37 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. ...read more.

Vikings, yes...

38 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

One of most powerful kingdoms of the worl history with evidence still can be seen more than 2500 years old. Best in irrigation, construction, philosophy and culture..

Sri Lanka have a great and a lng history

39 Georgia Georgia Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region. Located at the crossroads between Eastern Europe and Western Asia it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russian Federation, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and to the southeast by Azerbaijan. The country's capital and a largest city ...read more.
40 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.
41 Syria Syria

Syria is no1

42 Lithuania Lithuania

Grand Duchy of Lithuania almost destroyed Moscow.

43 Brazil Brazil Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and the Latin American region.
44 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural ...read more.
45 Lebanon Lebanon Lebanon was established in 1920 and gained its independence in 1943. For a couple of years it has lacked a president; yet, on October 31st, 2016, it got president Michel Aoun . It is known as the Phoenix of the world since it has sunken under the ocean and has been destroyed by wars 7 times . In advance, ...read more.
46 Chad Chad
47 Mali Mali
48 Austria Austria Austria was Celtic (Hallstadt) then as Noricum, part of the Roman Empire, Alaric, who took over Rome, studied at a monastery near Vienna. In the Middle Ages, the Holy Roman Emperors moved to Vienna, then Austria became separate. Medieval documents from Eastern Europe as far as West Ukraine were often ...read more.

Austria is a great country, with great history to go back with it!

49 Argentina Argentina Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a federal republic located in southeastern South America.
50 Madagascar Madagascar Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar, and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Southeast Africa.
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