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History

Find fascinating history facts from around the globe, from ancient civilisations like Ancient Egypt and incredible kingdoms to lost cities and gruesome legends — perfect for young historians like you!

Discover bloody battles, mighty monarchs and fierce warriors and uncover incredible (and often horrible!) history facts that will wow your friends and family.

Learn about awe-inspiring characters from our past, such as Queen Victoria and Henry VIII, life-changing world events like World War I and II, brush up on Britain’s rich and often bloody past and much, much more.

Ready for a time-travelling adventure, gang? Click about below to start your journey!

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Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
General History

10 eye-opening facts about World War 2

Learn about this hugely important event in British history…
General History

10 Facts about the Tudors!

NG Kids discovers ten fast facts about the Tudors!
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    Which planet has the most moons?
Egypt

Did Cleopatra really die from a snake bite?

Probably not, according to scientists…
Monarchy

Ten Facts About Queen Victoria!

NG KiDS travels back in time to meet Her Majesty, Queen Victoria…

Did you know?

Earth has been recycling water for over 4 billion years! That means we drink the same water as woolly mammoths, the first humans and King Tut.

Monarchy

15 fun facts about the Queen

Join us on a trip back through history to discover our favourite facts about the Queen…
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

Check out these cool facts about the fierce Anglo-Saxons…
General History

Largest ever Bronze Age wheel unearthed in Britain!

The wheel is thought to be the largest and earliest example of its kind…
General History

Satellite images hint at lost Mayan city

A teenager’s fascinating find on satellite images of the Mexican jungle…
General History

Would YOU have survived the Titanic?

Discover your chance of survival…
General History

Life at Home During the First World War

Discover what it was like living in Britain during the First World War…
Egypt

10 facts about Ancient Egypt!

Discover the secrets of this ancient civilisation…
Greece

10 facts about the Ancient Greeks

Learn all about this super-cool civilisation!
Romans

10 Facts About Ancient Rome

Discover the glory of Ancient Rome…
General History

10 Facts About the Vikings

Learn all about these Scandinavian sea-warriors!

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