Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Top 10 Biggest Empire in History of the World

Top 10 Biggest Empire in History of the WorldFor this post we are showcasing some the widest and biggest empires ever created by the past people specially rulers of the world. Here are the top 10 empires in the history. Enjoy guys!

TOP 1.
Name : British Empire (1497/1583 to 1997)
Capital : London
Land Mass at Peak : 13.0 million miles sq.
Impact : English, second most widely spoken language in the world today.

British Empire (1497/1583 to 1997)
Image source ameblo.jp

TOP 2.
Name : Mongol Empire (1206-1368)
Capital : Karakorum
Land Mass at Peak : 12.7 million miles sq.
Impact : Formation of expansive trade system

Mongol Empire (1206-1368)
Image source listverse.com

TOP 3.
Name : Russian Empire (1721-1917)
Capital : St. Petersburg
Land Mass at Peak : 9.2 million miles sq.
Impact : Russia becomes major European power.

Russian Empire (1721-1917)
Image source wikipedia.org

TOP 4.
Name : Spanish Empire (1469-1975)
Capital : Madrid
Land Mass at Peak : 7.7 million miles sq.
Impact : Spread of Roman Catholicism to America and East Asia.

Spanish Empire (1469-1975)
Image source www.homeofheroes.com

TOP 5.
Name : Qing Dynasty (1644 to 1911/12)
Capital : Beijing
Land Mass at Peak : 5.7 million miles sq.
Impact : Expansion of Chinese power to areas such as Tibet and Mongolia.

Qing Dynasty (1644 to 1911/12)
Image source www.dailymail.co.uk

TOP 6.
Name : Umayyad Caliphate (661-750)
Capital : Damascus
Land Mass at Peak : 5.0 million miles sq.
Impact : Significant Islamic expansion into Asia Minor and North Africa.

Umayyad Caliphate (661-750)
Image source www.debate.org

TOP 7.
Name : French Empire (1534-1980)
Capital : Paris
Land Mass at Peak : 5.0 million miles sq.
Impact : Creation of modern infrastructure in former colonies.

French Empire (1534-1980)
Image source wikipedia.org

TOP 8.
Name : Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258)
Capital : Baghdad
Land Mass at Peak : 4.3 million miles sq.
Impact : Major advances in art, philosophy and science.

Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258)
Image source weaponsandwarfare.com

TOP 9.
Name : Portuguese Empire (1415-1999)
Capital : Lisbon
Land Mass at Peak : 4.0 million miles sq.
Impact : Laid foundations for global trade.

Portuguese Empire (1415-1999)
Image source nosauvelta.blogspot.com

TOP 10.
Name : Rashidun Caliphate (632-661)
Capital : Medina
Land Mass at Peak : 3.5 million miles sq.
Impact : Established a welfare system.

Rashidun Caliphate (632-661)
Image source cghub.com

That's the top 10 biggest empire in the history of our world that really affected and impacted the way of living that we have today.

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Please be noted that the top 10 that we are including here in our blog are all unofficial rankings unless otherwise noted. Most of the top ten lists are based on Google search results and collected mainly from different blogs and websites around the internet world.

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