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Best History Podcasts: Episodes & Shows of June 01, 2023

Top History Episodes

With more than 30 million podcast episodes littering the internet, how will you ever find the perfect episode about history to invest your time into? To help save you time, we did the leg work and listed the top history podcast episodes for you. Whether they are amusing, informative, inspiring, or educational, we’ve highlighted the best and posted them below. How do we know they’re the ‘best’? Because our listeners voted on them. To find some gems is always a time saver for someone with little time to waste. Now all you got to do is select an episode that is unique to you and press play.
The list of the top 10 History episodes for June 2023 is compliled from Repod’s podcast app chart data. The list below is updated monthly, daily History charts can be found inside the app.
  • 1
    Haunted Road
    Haunted RoadThe Most Haunted Ship in the Navy
    "I love the mix of horror and history in this episode. Plus, it gave a wonderful peek into the world of ghost hunting from the POV the hunters themselves."
  • 2
    Dark History
    Dark History79: Cannibalism, Child-Trafficking, and Strip-tease: the Truth that Disney Buried | Dark History with Bailey Sarian
    "I love the history packed into this episode. Be aware, a lot of the discussion here is pretty NSFW. I didn’t realize Aladdin is a Chinese tale, that Red Riding Hood was about shaming women for their sexuality, and it was lovely to listen to a recap of just how dark the actual history behind Pocahontas is. "
  • 3
    Lights Out
    Lights Out145: The Haunting Of Houska Castle: Black Magic, Nazi Occult Experiments & A Portal To The Underworld
  • 4
    Sword and Scale Nightmares
    Sword and Scale NightmaresGraphic Novel
    "New episode from Mikes “Sword and Scale Nightmares”. Try it…….."
  • 5
    Endless Thread
    Endless ThreadPawn Man
    "This was great! A pawn shop owner gets a photo album from WWII documenting the Nanjing Massacre. I sadly had never even heard of the Nanjing Massacre until listening to this."
  • 6
    RadiolabCorpse Demon
    "this got me thinking .. what has been lost by societies that did not bury their dead. How much do not know because not all cultures bury their dead so there’s no bodies to find and study ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ "
  • 7
    Sword and Scale Nightmares
    Sword and Scale NightmaresWomen's Rights
  • 8
    Grim & Mild Presents
    Grim & Mild PresentsBedside Manners 9: Mind Games
    "Continuing on the theme of horrifying history, this episode talks about the history of mental illness and treatments and lobotomies. I love Aaron Mehnke’s storytelling here. His voice really brings out how disturbing these surgeries were."
  • 9
    Sword and Scale Nightmares
    Sword and Scale NightmaresThe Final House
  • 10
    Behind the Bastards
    Behind the BastardsPart Two: Josef Mengele & The Nazi Doctors

Editors Choice: Top History Shows

Even within a popular history-related podcast, there may be shows that are more special than the others. Ones that capture the imagination, stir the heart, or perhaps tell such a compelling true story where listeners are moved. That podcast might have revealed something of impact and significance that you never thought of before or heard of anywhere else. Some of these historical stories might inspire you or give you a greater perspective into why things happened the way they did. When it comes to history, there’s always a reason why. And when it’s properly explained, it all makes more sense. You value history even more. Trust our listeners that these podcasts stand out from the others, as special and worthy of a listen. We’ve listed them for you and we’re sure you’ll enjoy these best history podcasts.
The list of the top 10 best History podcasts of 2023 is a compilation of the editor’s choice + collaboration with the Repod community.
  • Stuff You Should Know
    Stuff You Should Know
  • 99% Invisible
    99% Invisible
  • TED Radio Hour
    TED Radio Hour
  • Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
    Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
  • Revisionist History
    Revisionist History
  • Darknet Diaries
    Darknet Diaries
  • Lore
  • Throughline
  • Casefile True Crime
    Casefile True Crime
  • Slow Burn
    Slow Burn

Travis Osterhaus

Are you tired of watching the news? Are you looking for an escape to another time? We have an excellent suggestion for you: history podcasts. Now we’re not talking about digging up those dusty books you dreaded reading in high school. Podcasts about history are stories narrated with style and passion. They’re tales that’ll fascinate and sweep you into, otherworldly times. You’d also be surprised to know, they’re not all about wars and revolutions. They come in many flavors. Whether the podcast is about ancient history to the 20th century, you will learn many interesting things about how history has shaped our present. There are thousands of historical topics out there to choose from. But how do you find the ones worth listening to? The Repod community has curated the best and most popular shows and episodes for you. These podcasts might teach you something or simply remind you to smile… sit back… and enjoy a moment from the past.

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