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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.

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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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    What is the largest species of bird?
General History

Awesome Anglo-Saxon facts!

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

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Legend has it that pirate treasure may be buried near the Statue Of Liberty.

General History

Largest ever Bronze Age wheel unearthed in Britain!

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

Huge Roman villa discovered in Wiltshire garden

The chance discovery could be one of the biggest Roman villas ever found in Britain
General History

Satellite images hint at lost Mayan city

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

Did Cleopatra really die from a snake bite?

Probably not, according to scientists…
Egypt

Tutankhamun: New scans taken of Boy King’s tomb!

Scientific evidence may have unearthed an ancient secret…
Monarchy

Ten Facts About Queen Victoria!

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