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History visualized through the life of the most important humans

03 Aug

Art historian Maximilian Schich put together this pretty visualization that records humanity’s cultural history over 2,600 years. The blue and red dots you see above are the birthplaces and deaths for over 120,000 people who were “notable enough” to have their births and deaths recorded.

Source: sploid.gizmodo.com

This video and the Freebase website that it was built from must be very useful for humanities educators

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