14 Accidentally Educational Memes That Make History Seem Fun

We’re back at it again with the history memes here, folks.

Now, I’m personally obsessed with everything that’s happened in the past. Still, it’s pretty understandable if high school put you off history class for life.

Luckily for us, we now have memes to educate us instead of boring old textbooks.

Here are 14 accidentally educational memes that’ll leave you feeling like you know a thing or two about the past.

1. Surprise attack

Yeah, Canada was once an absolute savage. Plus, the War of 1812 proved that Dolley Madison was the real MVP.

Could the President have saved that famous portrait of George Washington? I think not.

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2. The O.G. Renaissance man

Was Da Vinci like the beta version of Elon Musk?

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3. The sun never sets

The British were absolute fiends during the 19th century.

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4. Whoops

Poor Alexander was truly blindsided by Hannibal.

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5. Obsessed, much?

Seriously England and France, just kiss already.

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6. Pour one out for them

They did not stand even fraction of a chance.

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7. Absolutely brutal

The Ottomans really did not hold back with the Byzantines at all.

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8. For your reference

If you ever need a crash course on 90’s geopolitics, this grid’s your ultimate guide.

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9. Ready to snap

It’s wild that Henry VIII had enough wives to fill in all the soul stones on the Infinity Gauntlet.

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10. It’s a long story…

History is made up of a long list of sometimes seemingly random events spanning several centuries. And yes – they all are connected to each other.

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11. LOL

We love a classic Roman numeral joke.

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12. The reversal hits different

Hearing the rapidly approaching drone of Roman Chariots was probably the worst feeling ever.

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13. Nobody f*cks with Julius

Listen, he gets a bad rep that he doesn’t deserve. It’s time to get educated! I’m about to go all Mark Antony in here.

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14. I don’t blame him

It’s a pretty sweet name, if I do say so myself.

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Can you believe that people were always total train wrecks? Guess we’ll always repeat the cycle of history – for as long as humanity exists. Honestly though, I’m about it.

Do you know any accidentally educational history memes? Share them with us in the comments below!