Map of Europe (1000AD to today)

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16 Sep 2013

Pretty crazy how many changes happened in the last 1000 years, compared to the (relative) stability of recent history.

3 Responses to Map of Europe (1000AD to today)

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Michael F

September 16th, 2013 at 6:35 pm

I’ve always heard the “most stable” borders in Europe are those of Portugal and Switzerland, but you don’t really “get” that until you see this video. Bravo to the creators!

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Olga

September 19th, 2013 at 2:06 am

Crazy how powerful Russia become out of nowhere! Imagine how many lives were lost in wars over all these changes in 1000 years…

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debize

September 29th, 2013 at 3:43 am

réflexions immédiates : Pauvre Pologne ! La Suisse peut dire merci à François premier et l’Italie à Napoléon trois ! … et on a risqué gros dans les années 1942 ! Géniale cette réalisation ! Merci aux auteurs !r

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