Exploring History
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Exploring History

The Largest Empire You’ve Never Heard Of

Before the Tengri and the Mongols there was the Xiongnu

Location of Xiongnu (Public domain)

The list of the world’s largest historic empires is filled with familiar faces and well known names. The British Empire, Czarist Russia, the Mongolian Empire, Napoleon. All of these people and places cut large swaths of territory for themselves and forged some of the largest empires the world has ever…

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