The Napoleonic Wars - OverSimplified (Part 1)
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Music (licensed under a Creative Commons license):

Music by Kevin MacLeod:
Marty Gets A Plan
Hard Boiled
Dances and Dames
Fast Talkin
Pina Colada
Face Off
Bumbly March
Sneaky Snitch
Faster Does It
Constance The Descent
Exotic Battle
Covert Affair

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Kevin Graham - Autumn
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Ian Post - Futuristic War

Audionautix - Temptation March

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  • OverSimplified

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      Elvis Chuks

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      C.A. old

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    • Cristopher Raveche
      Cristopher Raveche

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    • Νικος Καζιανης
      Νικος Καζιανης

      Sacre bleu where have you been



  • Daniel Ohr
    Daniel Ohr

    If you pause when the newspaper is on screen at 9:57 the article isn't just nonsense, its genuinely funny, and well-written material on Napoleon's time in Egypt. Fantastic attention to detail.

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  • Euan Orbiso
    Euan Orbiso

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    Ariel Santos

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    shiv sharma

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  • Pooja kevat
    Pooja kevat

    Please make more Napoleon pins. I want to purchase it. Nothing on Napoleon is as funny and awesome as that pin!

  • galaxy girl 2000
    galaxy girl 2000

    You're honestly one of the best history teacher's

  • Benitus Sussolini
    Benitus Sussolini

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  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    Napoleon Bonaparte

    Ok guys, I'm back, Anyone wanna help me invade Austria?

  • tanish badi
    tanish badi

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  • Daniel A
    Daniel A

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    Miles Welch

    I can’t be the only that at first we astriea hungry said the rest of us are monarchies Made me think oh they all got ride of there monarchies


    This guy better than school period.

  • Joe

    nobody: europe every 1 second: WAR

  • MAAS _BS
    MAAS _BS

    18:55 and 8:12 lol napoleon is BIG BRAIN then ever

  • i exsist yed
    i exsist yed

    He even evacuated the high ground Obiwan: no dont do that oh wait do do that nvm

  • Joe C.
    Joe C.

    Part 2: Napoleon's dad: *Is a traitor to the Corsican people* Napoleon: “Dude ………. Uncool.”

  • Eddlog

    15:00 was so hilarious

  • Souless

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  • lol.


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  • Reginald Uy
    Reginald Uy

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  • Sammy

    10million came here to learn about Napoleon's average height (at the time)

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  • Punyapat Suttikul
    Punyapat Suttikul

    How many times austria just shitted his pants off

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    Fernando DeLaCruz

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  • Renats Belugins
    Renats Belugins

    Plz do the Irish war of independence

  • Michele Hastings
    Michele Hastings

    Damm Josephine really is a good kisser/jk

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    Ra'aya Swidler

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  • Luminous

    The 4.3K dislikes are from the Austrian and British Monarchs

  • I have an Idea
    I have an Idea

    Finally some good stuff on the youtube.

  • Matt Shipley
    Matt Shipley

    5:00 “He reportedly had terrible luck with women, and most wanted nothing to do with him” So he was a Redditor?

    • your friendly 14 year old socialist
      your friendly 14 year old socialist

      As a ex Redditor I can confirm

  • maginboof

    This dude a legend

  • Pepijn 15
    Pepijn 15

    I’m not kidding when I say that I learned alot more from history from this channel than I did in school and I’m gonna let my kids watch this one day for their history lessons.

  • Sasho Tsenov
    Sasho Tsenov

    Napoleon still had a better ending than Game of Thrones (Julius Ceasars or Alexander the great would be great oversimplified)

  • Alex Jay Sage McBurney
    Alex Jay Sage McBurney

    As a history buff, I can say that that was exactly Napoleon was born

  • Dustin Mullins
    Dustin Mullins

    “I declare war”

  • Alfs random Videos
    Alfs random Videos

    I’ve watched this to many times that’s healthy

  • Jay G
    Jay G

    10 million views in a month, give the people what they want OverSimplified. How about Napoleon spanking Francis II on a t-shirt?

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    pog wog

    As a Canadian, unfortunately the Fresh Prince of Ottawa doesn't exist, but I'd watch it if it did

  • Gabriel Reynard
    Gabriel Reynard

    U should do one about Ragnar lothbrok or Ivar the boneless

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  • Somesh Singh
    Somesh Singh

    Am I the only one to read the newspaper It was damn funny

  • Alvaro Perez Abad
    Alvaro Perez Abad

    27:08,Good news,she's dead

  • TheWinterFox5 Gaming
    TheWinterFox5 Gaming

    This is getting out of hand now there’s 3 of them

  • Su Sa
    Su Sa

    17:27 based Napoleon

  • Between Us Only
    Between Us Only

    0:35 I can see why soldiers always serve the Motherlands

  • Kurt Randall Mirando
    Kurt Randall Mirando

    the main world of this video is "Sacrebleu!"

  • Zlemmio

    Me at the end of the sponsor: Wait when did get here

  • Zlemmio

    The first 1 minutes is the most beautiful thing i have ever seen

  • Taifun

    It's a myth that Napoleon purposely fired on the ice at Austerlitz to kill retreating Russians.

  • CaballeroNuez 1908
    CaballeroNuez 1908

    Subtítles in spanish. please

  • Ivan Pavlović
    Ivan Pavlović

    Can you do Yugoslav wars next time.

  • Patricio Soltero
    Patricio Soltero

    Do one about the great deppression

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    Aubrey Rodeheaver


  • Snow Cookies
    Snow Cookies

    "Ok, so it looks like Napoleon is coming for us, but I got a great plan. When they approach.......We Run away" .... "Sir, You're a Genius"

  • BearXc4d

    You should make the spanish civil war

  • MoreFurious

    Please do the Crimean war next! Or the Vietnam war!

  • Mike Or
    Mike Or

    First French Revolution: 1789-1792 Reign of Terror: 1792-1794 First French Republic: 1794-1804 First French Empire: 1804-1815 Louis XVIII (1815-1825) Charles X (1825-1830) Second French Revolution: 1830-1832 Louis XIX (20 mins of 1832) Louis-Philippe (1832-1848) Third French Revolution: 1848 Second French Republic: 1848-1852 Second French Empire: 1852-1873 Third French Republic: 1873-1940 Vichy France: 1940-1944 (Resistance: 1940-1945) Fourth French Republic: 1945-1955 Fifth French Republic: 1956-Present.

  • Mike Or
    Mike Or

    Napoleon was average height for his time, at 5' 6". He only appeared to be short because he hung around his Imperial Guards, who were extremely tall.

  • storm harte
    storm harte

    Found the bucket at 12:17 in egypt

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    Jose Flores

    Josephine is THE BEST kisser, a cow told me

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  • GreenStorm01

    I just learned that Nelson died at Trafalgar, thus becoming immortal.

  • Der Bosswels
    Der Bosswels

    My history teacher said once: Napoleon is very similar to Paul Atreides. Both went from minor nobility to emperors. Yeah, my history teacher was a big SF buff.

  • Joseph Beth George
    Joseph Beth George

    this made me laugh and i can understand

  • Jonathan's Channel
    Jonathan's Channel

    6:25: yes

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    Sweaty Tryhard

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  • NoivernYT

    Napoleon was born 1769 Nice

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  • Petru Lutenco
    Petru Lutenco

    I love the evolution of the intonation, keep up the great work!

  • J Bear24
    J Bear24

    I learned all about the Napoleonic Wars by watching Sharpe.

  • Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus
    Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus

    People are making fun of France for surrendering and Italy switching sides while Austria did both in Napoleonic wars

    • Thunderbird 1
      Thunderbird 1

      I know. With no disrespect intended to Austrian folks, but Austria has been historically terrible in major wars. In a 120-year span, they lost: Second Coalition War (1801) Third Coalition War (1805) Fifth Coalition War (1809) War of Italian Unification (1859) Austro-Prussian War (1866) World War I (1918)

    • Jay G
      Jay G

      Clearly a case of recency bias?

  • Your Daily Toilet
    Your Daily Toilet

    "When he comes, we run away." All of the Joestars: *YES YES YES*

    • Quentin Brown
      Quentin Brown

      Ah, a fellow man of culture, I see.

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    "When they attack , we run away" -Sun Tzu -The Art Of War

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  • Kelly Oubre Jr.
    Kelly Oubre Jr.

    We need Vietnam War Oversimplified!!

    • Juan Manuel
      Juan Manuel

      I strongly agree.

  • Eliáš Šťastný
    Eliáš Šťastný

    Altho all of these positive comments you get you have one problem, you started to prefer gigles over the facts, Your previous work was awesome, but a fucking army coming out of Napoleons mother? Your vids were educational now its overedited piece of crap.

    • Wales Rebel
      Wales Rebel

      @Eliáš Šťastný Ah ok, that’s a better way to put it. Agreed that there were way more jokes, but you didn’t have to call it ‘crap’ Lol

    • Eliáš Šťastný
      Eliáš Šťastný

      @Lucius Is A Daemon it ok, your response was logical

    • Lucius Is A Daemon
      Lucius Is A Daemon

      I find, personally, for it to be a good balance, due to it being a 2 part 45-55 minute documentary of stuff, but I respect your point, sorry for being so passive aggressive originally :(

    • Eliáš Šťastný
      Eliáš Šťastný

      If you like it tho i guess thats fine i mean its his video not mine but as i said his work before was way better

    • Eliáš Šťastný
      Eliáš Šťastný

      If you compare the Napoleonic wars and WWII or frech revolution the number of jokes greatly increased while the actual events and facts deacreased

  • ThePommeCuite

    Please stop saying "Napoleonic" wars. Say "Coalitions" wars instead it will more accurate ...

  • Blaz Amv 2
    Blaz Amv 2

    Lol, i cant believe it i watched it till the end .. Education with fun way.. so good