Who is the greatest conqueror in history?

Who is the greatest conqueror in history?

Genghis Khan

Who was the closest to taking over the world?

imo, islam did. In terms of direct domination, the British Empire was the largest one ever, seconded only by the Spanish Empire, Imperial Russia, the Muslim Empire and the Mongol Empire.

What was the longest lasting empire?

What are the longest-lasting empires, governments, or nations?

  • The Pandyan Empire (1850 years) This society of Southern India is considered the longest-lasting empire in history. ...
  • Byzantine Empire (1123 years) ...
  • Silla (992 years) ...
  • Ethiopian Empire (837 years) ...
  • Roman Empire (499 years) ...
  • San Marino (415+ years) ...
  • Aboriginal Australian Cultures (50,000 years)

Why didn't Rome conquer Germany?

The Romans were able to "conquer" large parts of Germania, briefly. They were unable to HOLD it for any length of time. The reason stemmed from the region's "backwardness." There was no central government or central power through which the Romans could operate. There were no cities (except the ones the Romans built).

Why didn't Rome conquer Ireland?

The reason why the Romans never occupied Ireland may have been because they were already overextended, and so the political will was never there to add another faraway island to their Empire.

What did the Romans call the Irish?

Hibernia, in ancient geography, one of the names by which Ireland was known to Greek and Roman writers. Other names were Ierne, Iouernia and (H)iberio. All these are adaptations of a stem from which Erin and Eire are also derived.

Is the IRA still active in Ireland?

Small pockets of the Real IRA that did not merge with the New IRA continue to have a presence in Republic of Ireland, particularly in Cork and to a lesser extent in Dublin. The Continuity IRA, and the group often referred to as Óglaigh na hÉireann (ONH), remain independent as well.

Who was the IRA fighting against?

Provisional Irish Republican Army
OpponentsUnited Kingdom British Army Royal Ulster Constabulary Ulster loyalist paramilitaries
Battles and warsThe Troubles

Who is the leader of the IRA?

Michael McKevitt (4 September 1949 – 2 January 2021) was an Irish republican and paramilitary leader....
Michael McKevitt
FamilyBobby Sands (brother-in-law)
Military career
AllegianceProvisional IRA Real IRA
Years of service?–1997 (Provisional IRA) 1998–2002 (Real IRA)