r/history 6h ago

Discussion/Question Weekly History Questions Thread.

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Welcome to our History Questions Thread!

This thread is for all those history related questions that are too simple, short or a bit too silly to warrant their own post.

So, do you have a question about history and have always been afraid to ask? Well, today is your lucky day. Ask away!

Of course all our regular rules and guidelines still apply and to be just that bit extra clear:

Questions need to be historical in nature. Silly does not mean that your question should be a joke. r/history also has an active discord server where you can discuss history with other enthusiasts and experts


r/history 23h ago

Article The two-century-old mystery of Waterloo's skeletal remains - More than 200 years after Napoleon met defeat at Waterloo, the bones of soldiers killed on that famous battlefield continue to intrigue Belgian researchers and experts

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r/history 17h ago

Article Caribbean breadfruit traced back to Capt. Bligh's 1791-93 journey

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991 Upvotes