Mapping the Biggest Empires in World History
Throughout human history much of our world has been reigned over by empires. Conquering other countries to expand their territory was their favorite pastime, specially the Ottomans, the Mongols, the Spanish and the Romans. Listed below some of the biggest empires ruled by great conquerors and famous ruler like Genghis Khan, Queen Victoria and Peter the Great. Whether the empire is politically led by an emperor, a monarch or be an oligarchy, the following visual rank the largest empires based on the land mass they invaded.