The British Empire began with the creation of overseas colonies in the 16th century and stretched right up to the latter half of the 20th century. At its peak in the early 1920s, it controlled 23% of the world’s surface and 458 million people. Its power and influence was hugely impressive, but what was the human cost of such a sprawling empire?

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  1. Yikes it appears the Brits are pretty terrible folks. But you know, history is written by the winners.

  2. The British Empire got invade in my country Malaysia back then in 1771-1941 1945-1957

  3. Even tho Churchill starved all those Indians we British still call him a hero.. how sad
    we even put him on our currancy #WarCriminal

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