250 Hilarious History Memes to Soothe Your Dark Soul

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I’m a little obsessed with memes, but I specifically love history memes and travel memes the most (because duh, it combines my two passions). If you’ve ever checked out my Instagram Stories or my Facebook page, you’ve no doubt noticed this little habit I have of collecting (read: hoarding) history memes to share with the world. So here are my favorite (over 250!) history memes so you, too, can get obsessed.

 

 

Funny History Memes

Here are some of the random history memes I’ve collected that don’t easily fit into one of the topics below. This section also includes memes about history lovers and being obsessed with history. Also there’s an awesome meme of a dragon wearing a kimono.

 

queen memes

 

Museum memes

 

history memes

 

Funny history memes

 

neanderthal meme

 

kimono dragon meme

 

funny history memes

 

easter island history memes

 

canadian memes

 

flat earth meme

 

1950s History Memes

 

History versus Math Meme

 

historic cat meme

 

80s kids memes

 

Australia Memes

 

 

European History Memes

I have break-out sections for some of the bigger topics, so this is where I’ve put all the European history memes that cover smaller, niche topics or memes about European culture or modern current events. Also, this is where I stuck my Yugoslavia and Macedonia memes, because I am obsessed with them.

european history memes

 

Fahrenheit memes

 

Swedish Empire Meme Ikea Meme

 

medieval history memes

 

gregorian chants memes

 

Princess Memes

 

World War I Memes

 

vaccine history memes

 

 

Archery Meme

 

 

medieval history memes

 

Medieval Battles Memes

 

female armor memes

 

medieval history memes

 

The Plague Memes

 

Yugoslavia memes

 

Mongolian History Memes

 

Black death meme

 

Belgium history meme

 

serbian history meme

 

Crusade memes

 

Armenian Genocity Meme

Macedonia meme

 

North Macedonia history meme

Historic Albanian Meme

 

EU memes

 

 

Art History Memes & Classical Art Memes

This section is an awesome mix of themes written over classical art backdrops. Basically, if you’ve ever wondered what the chick in a fifteenth century oil painting is thinking, this section of art history memes has you covered.

 

art history memes

 

art history memes

 

art history memes

 

art history memes

 

Classical art memes

 

art history meme

 

classical art history memes

 

classical memes

 

art history meme

 

dentist meme

 

classical art history memes

 

Virgin Mary Memes

 

classical history memes

 

classical art meme

 

art history memes

 

classical art memes

 

classical art history memes

 

art history meme

 

classical art history memes

 

Portrait Painting Meme

 

classical art history memes

 

Valentine's Day History Meme

 

Judith and Holifernes Meme

 

baroque meme

 

classical art history memes

 

classical art memes

 

art history meme

history museum memes

art history memes

 

classical art memes

 

 

American History Memes & US Presidents Memes

American history is rife for memes and parody. This section includes US Presidents memes like dead-pan George Washington, American Revolutionary War Memes, Salem Witch Trial memes, and memes about America winning the space race.

 

King George III Memes

 

Salem Witch Trial Meme

 

Denver History Meme

 

 

US History Meme

APUSH Memes

 

 

American history memes

 

US History Meme

 

George Washington memes

 

APUSH Meme

 

US History League of Nations Meme

 

American War of Independence Meme

 

American Revolution Meme

 

Space Race Memes

 

Civil War Memes

This is the section dedicated to memes about the Confederacy and how it lost and was an absolutel disgrace.  If you leave a pro-Confederacy comment on this post, it will be deleted.

 

Civil War Memes

 

Confederate Flag Meme

 

 

 

WW2 Memes

Ummm….the internet is awash in World War II memes. This is where everything from Winston Churchill memes to neutral Switzerland memes to memes about Japan refusing to surrender.

 

WW2 Meme Fuckboy Starter Pack Meme

 

ww2 memes

 

Switzerland Meme

 

Winston Churchill meme

 

Pearl Harbor Meme

 

WW2 meme

 

WW2 Memes

 

Japan WW2 Meme

 

WW2 Memes

 

World War 2 Hitler Memes

 

America in WW2 Memes

Nuremberg Trials Memes

 

WW2 Meme

 

WW2 Memes

 

 

WW3 Memes

Okay, I only have one World War III meme, but I love it. And of course, I couldn’t stick it in the World War II section, so it gets its own.

 

WW3 Memes

 

Fake History Memes

Fake history memes are the history memes that no one knows they need until they read them, and then they realize instantly that they’re intrigal to enjoying anything in this world.

 

fake history memes

 

Fake WW2 T-Rex memes

 

fake abraham lincoln quote

 

fake history memes

 

fake history memes fake lincoln meme

 

 

Henry VIII & Tudor History Memes

Hengry VIII is a verifiable meme king. There’s literally no end to the time I can spend reading Turdor history memes on the internet and avoiding work.

 

henry viii meme

 

Henry VIII memes

 

Henry VIII Meme

tudor history memes

 

 

British History Memes & English History Memes

Umm…British history is long. It’s violent. It’s unpleasant. It’s colonial. It’s everything that memes are made of. This category includes British History memes (especially memes about the Hundred Years’ War), Margaret Thatcher memes, Scottish memes, English memes, and Colonial memes.

 

British Colonial Meme

 

Hundred Years War Meme

 

Guy Fawkes Meme

 

English History Meme

 

Scottish history meme

 

Brexit Memes

 

British history meme

 

Margaret Thatcher Memes

 

British history meme

 

Middle East History Meme

 

Indian history memes

 

French History Memes

Of course, I need somewhere to put my French Revolution memes, but I include a few other chapters of French history and general France memes as well.

 

French Revolution Meme

 

French Revolution Memes

 

Joan of Arc Memes

 

France history meme

 

French History Meme

Vietnam Wars Memes

 

French history memes

 

 

Napoleon Memes

Napoleon is so memeable that he needs his own section.

Napoleon invading Russia meme

waterloo meme

 

Invading Russia in winter meme

Waterloo memes

 

Dutch History Memes

This is really just making fun of the Tulip crisis, but don’t you think the Dutch totally deserve it?

Dutch history memes

 

Dutch Tulip Crisis Memes

 

 

USSR & Soviet History Memes

A genre of memes as large as the (former) empire itself, here are the best USSR memes, Stalin memes, Lenin memes, and general Soviet history memes.

 

USSR Memes

 

USSR Memes

 

Crush on Stalin Meme

 

Stalin Netflix and Chill meme

 

Lenin and Stalin Meme

 

KFC Communist Meme

 

Soviet Union Memes

 

USSR Soviet History Memes

 

joseph stalin meme

 

Cuban Missile Crisis Meme

 

German History Memes

German history is more to make fun of than just World War II. Here are the best Germany memes and German history memes that didn’t fit into the WW2 memes section.

 

German history memes

 

German History Memes

 

 

Italian History Memes

Italy’s role in WW2 is so memeable that it needed its own Italy meme section.

 

Italy Memes

 

Mussolini Meme

 

Italy in World War Two meme

Mussolini meme

 

Italy History Memes

Polish History Memes

Poor Poland. These Polish memes all have a specific bent, and it’s NOT towards independance.

 

Polish memes

 

Jagiellonian Dynasty meme

 

 

poland memes

 

Communism Memes

I broke these out into a different section than the USSR memes because this section inludes moder takes on Communism.

 

Karl Marx Meme

 

communism memes

 

Communist Manifesto Meme

 

Communism and Bourgeoisie Meme

 

communism memes

 

Communism Memes

 

Capitalism Meme

 

Capitalism Meme

 

Capitalism is Hell Meme

 

Greek Mythology & Roman Mythology Memes

Oh Zeus, you are infinitely memeable.

 

zeus meme

 

greek mythology zeus memes

 

Roman Mythology Memes

 

greek mythology memes

 

Ancient Greece and Ancient Greek History Memes

Ancient Greece has an outsized place in my heart, and Greek history memes are truly some of my faves.

 

Stealing Greek temples meme

 

Sparta Memes

 

Greek versus Roman Culture Memes

 

Xerxes Memes

 

Ancient Greek History meme

 

Ancient Spara Meme

 

Trojan Horse Memes

 

Alexander the Great meme

 

Ancient Greek History Meme

 

 

Ancient Rome and Roman History Memes

While not quite as fun as ancient Greece memes, Roman history memes are super popular. Here are the best Roman empire memes, Roman republic memes, and memes about Julius Caesar, Caligula, Nero, and Claudius.

 

Roman history memes Ides of March meme

 

Julius Ceasar Meme

 

Goth meme

 

caligula memes

 

history meme

 

Julius Caesar meme

 

Bible History

 

Julius Ceasar Meme

 

Goth memes

 

Roman Empire meme

 

cato the younger memes

 

caligula meme

 

roman history meme

 

augustus meme

 

Nero Roman History Memes

 

roman emperor meme

BC memes

 

Carthage History Meme

 

 

Guy Fieri Julius Ceasar Meme

 

Eastern Roman Empire Meme

 

Romans versus Greek memes

 

Roman Military memes

 

Emperor Claudius Meme

 

Byzantine Memes & Ottoman Empire Memes

Ah, I truly, truly, truly love Byzantine memes and Ottoman Empire memes. More esoteric than straight up Roman history memes, but extra petty.

 

Byzantine History Constantinople Memes

 

Byzantine memes

 

Ottoman Empire Meme

 

Byzantine History Meme

 

 

Historian Memes & Archeologist Memes

The careers deserve memes as much as the subjects do.

Historian memes

 

archeology memes

 

archeologist memes

 

 

Viking Memes

Okay, for some reason these aren’t as popular as Roman history mems, but I think Viking memes are way more fun.

 

Viking Love Meme

 

Odin Viking Meme

 

Viking meme

 

Vikings Memes

 

Viking Memes

Viking Meme

 

Ancient Egyptian History Memes

Ancient Egyptian history memes are 75% cat memes. So they’re amazing.

 

Ancient Egyptian History memes

 

Ramses the Great Meme

 

Egypt Memes

 

Library of Alexandria Meme

 

ancient egyptian history meme

 

egyptian pyramid meme

 

Egyptian History Memes

Pyramid Memes

 

egyptian cat meme

 

 

Chinese History Memes

Part Communism memes, part Mongolian invasion memes, 100% fun.

 

chinese memes

 

Mao Meme

 

Ghengis Khan Memes

 

Chinese History Meme

 

China Memes

 

Sexy History Memes & Valentine’s Day History Memes

For when you need a sweet, sweet history meme to send to your crush on Valentine’s day.

 

Richard III Meme

 

Valentine's Day History Meme Karl Marx Memes

 

Christopher Columbus Meme

 

Valentine's Day History Meme

 

Valentine's Day History Meme

 

Communism memes

 

Valentine's Day History Meme Viking Memes

 

Romantic Communist History Meme

 

Valentine's Day History Meme

 

Valentine's Day History Meme Pyramid

 

Christmas History Memes

All I want for Christmas is history memes under my tree.

 

Communism Lenin Santa Meme

 

Christmas History Good King Wienceslas Meme

 

Stalin versus Santa Clause meme

 

Vladimir Lenin Meme

 

 

Game of Thrones History Memes

Honestly, there should be more of these.

 

Game of Thrones History Meme

 

 

Spongebob History Memes

This is a thing.

 

spongebob history memes

 

Napoleon Spongebob Memes

 

Spongebob History Memes

 

Spongebob History Meme

 

 

Want More Memes?

Here are 101 Hilarious Travel and Vacation Memes to help get you through planning a vacation, packing your bags, or preparing for a trip.

 

If you love Balkan memes (and Balkan travel), I have an entire Balkan travel blog with posts about the best funny Balkan memes and the best Greece memes (including some ancient Greek history memes)!

 

 

Love history?

As you can tell by the name of my website, I’m a little history obsessed! Here are some awesome history resources to help you!

 

Love travel and history (like me)? Check out my massive list of 101 Epic History Travel Ideas to Help Plan Your Next Adventure.

 

Looking for history podcasts? I have my own podcast, the History Fangirl Podcast, plus here are my favorite podcasts I use for travel inspiration (many of which are history podcasts).

 

If you’re looking for some posts about history, you can check out my photo essay about visiting Normandy, photos of Chernobyl today from my visit, and the best living history museums in the US.

 

 

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  1. Hahaha, these are actually both funny and educative. :’) History and Travel memes should reach everyone. 😀 Thanks for sharing these!

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