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Some of the Great Trollings of History

People have been around for long enough that prankery, shenanigans and cons have enjoyed a great heyday. Pranks and trickery are nothing new, and it's a breath of fresh air to learn that governments, generals, and famous historical figures totally messed with people. For some extra history, here are some history memes that are technically educational. For extra shenanigans, here are some mad lads who played by their own rules.

funny trolling history moments | danielokane 17.2k points 20 hours ago 3 3 3 3 Mozart didn't like this singer so much he 2 wrote piece her with high and low notes constantly because he noticed she hit low notes her chin went her chest and she hit high notes her head would fling back. So like she bobbing like chicken
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Twentieth-Century Memes That Didn't Start The Fire

If you don't understand the reference of the title then you are too young to be scrolling through this gallery. We're just kidding, of course. Even if you weren't born until after 2000, we hope you can at least learn something about the twentieth century from these memes. 

Check out /r/HistoryMemes for a never-ending supply!

Funny dank history memes about the twentieth century | are being accused covering up break Democrats' office at Watergate Richard Nixon FreskyHistory wrong. Should not have done tbs seinfeld george costanza | Defeating Nazi Germany usa and china shaking hands then washing their hands
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41 History Memes That Poke Fun At The Past

The era we're living through seems pretty bleak most of the time. It's hard to ignore the pandemic and our current political shitshow. But the past has been just as bleak, if not more. These dank history memes use humor to lighten up that darkness. As a bonus? They're kind of educational! 

funny and dank history memes, european history, ancient history, ancient rome, egypt | Isn't weird live longer than boys? Yeah, its really weird strategy are going use defeat Hannibal, Varro? Strategy have 77000 Roman soldiers and Jupiter's favor on my side don't need strategy. Wojak comic | TSAR NICOLASII BANNING ALCOHOL RUSSIAN EMPIRE 1914 person with a noose around their neck watering the tree the rope is attached to
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Fresh History Memes Sprinkled With Educational Spice

While it's said that history is always doomed to repeat itself, it's definitely anything but boring. These fresh (and spicy) history memes take the stuff of dull classes and actually spin it into something funny. Lord knows you'll probably learn more from these funny pictures than you will from a Zoom class.

Funny dank memes about history, historical memes, internet memes, educational memes, european history, world history, wwii, world war 2 | Uranium Plutonium exist* Manhattan Project: This is some serious gourmet shit. Gasstronomy. Pulp Fiction | Roman guards watching an elephant come down Alps 's first.
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38 History Memes For People Who Prefer The Past

Listen, we know that we are privileged when compared to the people of the past. Scientific advancement has allowed us to live longer and accomplish more than many could have ever imagined. But 2020 absolutely stinks. And we'd rather poke fun at history via memes than read about the horrible things that are happening in the present.

funny memes about history, european history, war memes, religion memes | Life: Greek philosophers TELL WHY | Nazi Germany Soviet Union Poland cat surrounded by two other cats
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25 Of Our Favorite 'Who Would Win' Memes In Celebration Of Its Memeversary

Some memes don't fade away - they just get stronger. It's been 7 years since the 'Who Would Win' format first came on the meme scene. It was first used on 4chan, but has seemingly taken over Reddit since its inception. The meme is insanely versatile, which is probably why it's still popular today. To celebrate the 7th "memeversary" we've rounded up some of our all time favorite examples of the meme. Enjoy!

All time best Who Would WIn memes in celebration of the 7th memeversary.
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Things That Are Way Newer Than People Think

Life looks a lot different now than it did even twenty or thirty years ago. As recently as fifty years ago, even scientists had a hugely different idea of how the world worked. And a hundred years ago? Screw that, no one wants to live in a world without functioning toilet paper or high fives. On the flipside, there's also tons of stuff that's way older than people think.

ideas and things that haven't been around for as long as people think | BetterThanHorus 40.1k points 13 hours ago 2 e 32 Hallways weren't widely used until 1800s. Rooms would just open into next room
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