A lot of ways to know history. You can read history books, ask to a historian, search in the internet, visit museum or the other historical place, or you can do that in a fun way by watching movie. Netflix as a largest streaming service in the world provide more than 100,000 movies in many types of genres including history shows. On Netflix, you can watch movies and the other shows without having to watch any commercials. In this chance, we are going to give you some history shows that you can enjoy on Netflix. What are they? Here they are.
- The Crown
This is a biographical drama TV series that was written and created by Peter Morgan. This series is a story about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. In the first season, the story covers the period from her marriage to Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in 1947 to the disintegration of her sister Princess Margaret’s engagement to Peter Townsend in 1955. Then, the second season has been commissioned that is aimed to cover the Suez Crisis that happened in 1956 through the retirement of the Queen’s third Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan in 1963 following the Profumo affair political scandal.
- Marco Polo
This is a drama web TV series of America that is inspired by the early years of Marco Polo in the court of Kublai Khan, the Khagan of the Mongol Empire and the maker of the Yuan dynasty. The series was written and also made by John Fusco and stars Lorenzo Richelmy in the title role with Benedict Wong as Kublai Khan.
- Turn: Washington’s Spies
This is a period drama TV series of America that is based on the book of Alexander Rose book entitled Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring, a history of the Culper Ring.
- Mystery Files: Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci is a sculptor, architect, painter, military engineer and also noted inventor. He was the foremost leader of the Italian Renaissance. His works that are artistic such as Mona Lisa and The Last Supper have survived the test of time. His sketches that are very innovative and resembling bicycles, helicopters and the other flying machines is evidences that his ingenuity was centuries ahead of his contemporaries. So, you have to watch this to know more about him.
The battle of Gallipoli was implemented during World War I by Allied powers who expected to obtain control of the sea route from Europe to Russia. When Allied troops landed on the Gallipoli peninsula, they immediately realized that their intelligence was bad that caused them to suffer heavy casualties and make little headway to their cause.
- The Pyramid Code
The Great Pyramids of Giza is listed on the Seven Wonders of the World. Millions of stones, each weighing over 2 tons, were cut and transported to make the colossal structures. It was seemingly impossible but also was incredible how the ancient Egyptians manage to construct these towering tombs with the limited technology.