What is the greatest BTFO in all of history?
My vote is for Kublai khan getting utterly wrecked by Japan's weather
>tries to invade Japan, basically demolish the samurai
>his entire fucking fleet gets destroyed by a typhoon
>5 years later, tries to take over japan yet again
>his entire fucking fleet gets destroyed by another typhoon
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Can we all agree that what the Nazis did pussified Europe beyond recognition?
Continuation of the other thread that did not bump for some reason.
If there's one thing ancient Muslims perfected it was architecture. Which when perfected in collaboration with Christians led to the birth of the longest lived architectural style in the CE (in Europe (I think)).
Look at that, isn't it beautiful? It both looks robust while also being completely open.
Also Gothic architecture really needs to make a second comeback. Just imagine a modern building made with modern materials in that style.
What are your favorite historical buildings?
WHO /FRANKS/ HERE?
How can a guy be so based?
>Influence of modern day Germany and France
>0 of 0
It appears that our board is lacking a crucial element.
What do you think of Bismarck? A genius politician, a brutal dictator, a mix of both?
where did everything go so wrong /his/ ;_;
>implying the ottoman empire wasn't a bunch of faggots
>implying the ottoman empire didnt fundamentally set up the failure of islam in the modern era
>implying the Abbasid aren't better
nice try OIDF
Let's discuss about how admirable and scumbag were both of them
atomic bombs and mutually assured destruction is fucking stupid
Please bring back ID's.
It makes threads easier to read. It also prevents samefagging.
Let's discuss Scandinavia during 700-1100
>you will never experience a modern day scandinavia where the norse culture was preserved
Feels really bad man.
In honor of grorious reader finally gracing us with a History board, let's have a thread about the greatest BTFO moments in history.
Based Dutch Republic. But the more serious answer would probably be Qing China getting absolutely ravaged in the 19th century, like holy shit what a downfall.
>By land and by sea we will battle with thee. Fuck your mother.
This was the best African state in history.
I can't think of a better name for it. Hilariously failed battle, underrated tyrants, african samurai, etc.
It had a good thread on /tg/ months ago but the archive went down.
>Yasuke (c. 1555/6-?) was a black (African, or of African origin) retainer who was in the service of the Japanese hegemon and warlord Oda Nobunaga between 1581 and 1582. The name "Yasuke" was granted to him by Nobunaga, although why and when is unclear. His original name is not recorded in any source, so we do not know if Yasuke is a Japanese rendering of his previous name, or a wholly new name granted by his lord.
post accomplishments of the organised working class from around the world
keep it before 1990
id say the music is pretty great
Science, particularly in the 19th and 20th centuries, has shaped humanity.
ITT: Post ABSOLUTE MADMEN of history