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Giants of History

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Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.

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Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.

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By rhurbarbday - Oct 27 2019
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Truly appreciate the depth of research. Delivery is also delightful. Well done

Great job!

By Kingdom rush IV - Sep 03 2019
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I just found you a week ago and am so glad. I’ve been listening almost nonstop since.

iTunes Ratings

733 Ratings
Average Ratings
657
35
16
9
16

Excellent

By rhurbarbday - Oct 27 2019
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Truly appreciate the depth of research. Delivery is also delightful. Well done

Great job!

By Kingdom rush IV - Sep 03 2019
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I just found you a week ago and am so glad. I’ve been listening almost nonstop since.
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Giants of History

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Here at Giants of History, we produce a weekly biographical podcast that explores history’s most fascinating figures from cradle to grave. In each series, we strive to highlight the best stories and most monumental moments in each subject’s respective life. Our goals are to entertain our listeners, as well as provide inspiration through education.

Rank #1: Winston Churchill: The Great Escape | Part 1

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

This episode is the first in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope you enjoy!

For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giantsofhistory

Gohistorypodcast.com | @giantshistory | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Nov 30 2018

26mins

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Rank #2: Cleopatra: The Final Pharaoh | Series Introduction

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this introductory episode to our new series on Cleopatra, we explore some of the misunderstandings and lesser known facts about the legendary queen and her reign.  We hope you enjoy!

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Sep 18 2017

27mins

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Rank #3: Cleopatra: Path to the Throne | The Reckoning with Rome

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In the first episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the historical path of Cleopatra’s ascension to the throne of Egypt, as well as the world into which she would ultimately be born and have to fight for power in.  We hope you enjoy!

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Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Oct 03 2017

30mins

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Rank #4: John D. Rockefeller: Birth of a Capitalist

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this first episode of a three part series, we explore the rough and humble beginnings of America’s most legendary capitalist, John D. Rockefeller.  His early years are anything but typical, but a tough living situation forces him to develop a skill set that he’ll find very useful later in life.  Also, an early experience with money proves a revelation for the young Rockefeller and sets him on his path.  We hope you enjoy!

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Nov 30 2016

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Rank #5: Leonardo da Vinci: Disciple of Experience

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Welcome back all history fans, to the Giants of History Podcast!

In our second series, we study and explore one of the most famous people to ever walk the Earth...Leonardo Da Vinci!

In episode #1, we cover Leonardo’s life from birth up until the age of thirteen, just before he enters the studio of Verrocchio to formally begin his apprenticeship in Florence.

We hope you enjoy!

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Aug 31 2015

28mins

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Rank #6: Theodore Roosevelt: The Greasy Levers | Like a Rocket

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In our second episode of the Theodore Roosevelt series, we follow Roosevelt from the first ballot his name is ever on as a candidate for the New York State Assembly, through his first few political battles in Albany.  Soon after that, he'll face some of the toughest emotional battles anyone could ever face.  The episode concludes with Roosevelt's time in the Badlands where he later states the romance of his life began.

Please visit us at gohistorypodcast.com for a complete list of the books and resources used in the reserach of the program

Jul 01 2015

34mins

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Rank #7: John D. Rockefeller: Job Day | Beat the Streets

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In the second episode of a three part series, we explore the ups and downs in the life of the young John D. Rockefeller… and it would be one of these down times that would serve as the catalyst for Rockefeller’s entry into business and put him on his path to wealth and riches beyond imagination.  We hope you enjoy!

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Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Dec 06 2016

21mins

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Rank #8: Giants of History Special | Vladimir Putin: The Ring

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

This episode is a “Giants of History Special” in which we explore a much more recent story than we have in the past.  And while it may sound like pure fiction, it is 100% true.  We hope you enjoy!

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Oct 03 2018

19mins

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Rank #9: John D. Rockefeller: Servant to Master

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this third episode of a now four part series, we explore Rockefeller’s first three years as a bookkeeper in the business world…a time which he would later refer to as his “apprenticeship”.  But Rockefeller has bigger plans for himself as we shall see, and his time as a bookkeeper at Hewitt & Tuttle proves to be the perfect training ground for the future king of capitalism.  We hope you enjoy!

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Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Dec 21 2016

28mins

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Rank #10: Cleopatra: First Impressions | Family & Filicide

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In the second episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore Cleopatra’s family and aspects of her early childhood.  We hope you enjoy!

This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com

Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook

Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Oct 25 2017

25mins

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Rank #11: Winston Churchill: The Great Escape | Part 2

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

This episode is the second in a short series that covers one of the greatest escape stories in modern history…and the hero of this story is none other, than Winston Churchill. We hope you enjoy!

For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giantsofhistory

Gohistorypodcast.com | @giantshistory | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Dec 27 2018

26mins

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Rank #12: Cleopatra: Face to Face with Caesar | A Formidable Mind

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this third episode of our series on Cleopatra, we explore the famous first meeting of Cleopatra and Julius Caesar, as well as the places and experiences that forged her formidable intellect and education.  We hope you enjoy!

This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com

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Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Nov 13 2017

38mins

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Rank #13: Leon Trotsky: The Assassination of a Revolutionary

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this episode, we explore the incredible and violent story of the assassination of one of history’s most influential revolutionary figures… Leon Trotsky. This is a plot line right out of a novel with twists and turns that are too unbelievable to be real… We hope you enjoy!

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Please visit our website at gohistorypodcast.com for more information and the complete book list used to research this program. 

Feb 18 2016

32mins

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Rank #14: John D. Rockefeller: Black Gold | Bold Move

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this fourth episode of a now five part series, we explore the big pivot Rockefeller makes into the oil refining business.  And amidst a number of competitors in the market, Rockefeller’s business acumen quickly finds a way to elevate his refinery over all the others.  But another bold move is soon on the horizon for Rockefeller, and he puts all his skills to use in order to see his vision for the business realized.  We hope you enjoy!

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Jan 06 2017

27mins

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Rank #15: Benjamin Franklin: A Guide For Taking a Lover

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this unique episode we explore a relatively unknown letter written by Benjamin Franklin in 1745 when he was just thirty-nine years old. The letter reveals a side of Franklin you may not have known existed…and it certainly does not lack in entertainment value. We hope you enjoy!

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Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Please visit our website at gohistorypodcast.com for more information and the complete book list used to research this program. 

Feb 04 2016

19mins

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Rank #16: Adolf Hitler: The Death of Evil | The Final Hours of the Fuhrer (Sneak Peek Preview)

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this episode, you’ll hear a preview of our first ever donation show titled “Adolf Hitler: The Death of Evil | The Final Hours of the Fuhrer” – The full show is fifty minutes long and is available now to all listeners who make a donation to the show via our website at gohistorypodcast.com.  All the details for making the donation and receiving the episode are included in this show, so make sure you stay tuned after the preview is over for details.  We hope you enjoy!

My best to all and thank you in advance for all your support!

Gohistorypodcast.com | @gohistorypodcst | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

Oct 06 2016

15mins

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Rank #17: Cleopatra: Daggers & Dinner | The Soothesayer

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this twelfth episode of our series on Cleopatra, we continue to explore the events leading up to the assassination of Julius Caesar, including the many bad omens that appeared as the Ides of March approached.  We hope you enjoy!

For exclusive access to “Giants of History | Stories” which are extra, all new full length episodes of Giants of History, visit Patreon.com/giants of history.

This episode of Giants of History was brought to you by Audible.com.  Visit audibletrial.com/history to download your free audiobook

Gohistorypodcast.com | @giantshistory | gohistorypodcast@gmail.com

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Editor’s Note:  Many of the quotes used in this episode are from Barry Strauss’ book “The Death of Caesar.”  Mr. Strauss is mistakenly referred to as “Robert Strauss” during one of those references

Jul 30 2018

31mins

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Rank #18: John D. Rockefeller: The Cleveland Massacre

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this fifth and final episode of our John D. Rockefeller series, we explore the rise of Standard Oil from a single refinery operation to one of the largest companies in the history of American business.  But it was one event in particular, in 1872, which truly launched Standard Oil and Rockefeller to the pinnacle of power.  We hope you enjoy!

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Jan 17 2017

29mins

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Rank #19: Socrates: Hemlock & a Cock

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this episode, we explore the story chronicling the arrest, trial, and execution of one of the greatest philosophers in all of history…Socrates! There is more to this man than you would ever guess and the details outlining the last few hours of his life, including what happened after he famously drank the hemlock, are even lesser known… We hope you enjoy!

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Apr 06 2016

30mins

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Rank #20: Galileo: Stellar Soldier | The Day the Earth Didn't Stand Still

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Welcome back all history fans to the Giants of History Podcast!

In this first episode of a two part series, we explore the life and achievements of Galileo Galilei. On a November night in 1609, Galileo became the first person to ever point a telescope into the night sky, and what he saw changed everything. We hope you enjoy!

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Sep 02 2016

37mins

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