History Memes That You Need In Your Life

Here are a few of the funniest history memes that we could find on the entire internet.

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I suppose I’m a nerd in that I love me some good history memes. I don’t know what it is about pictures of King Henry VIII with witty captions but I can’t seem to get enough of them in my life. I’ve dug up a couple that are both funny and have tiny little history lessons attached. Here are a few that, if nothing else, are decent print-outs for all you history teachers to put on your classroom doors.

Richard III was the last Plantagenet king.

This old boy is Philip II of Spain who suffered a terrible naval defeat in 1588.


Somebody has some photoshop skills.

Poor Henry VIII never could get an heir.


You might need to think about this one for a moment to get the irony.




Ouch. Is it too soon?


Vlad the Impaler gets a hilarious award.

The Dracula history memes continue


Marie Antoinette never actually said “let them eat cake” or in French “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”, it was actually French philosopher Jean-Jaques Rousseau who coined the phrase.


Featured Image: [Flickr/Lisby]

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