Maps have changed so rapidly in my lifetime that I’ve lost track of the correct names for many countries, not to mention cities. But the problem existed in the early 1800s, too. I’ve found myself checking and double checking borders and names.
Online we can find any number of videos showing the changing face of the world. If you have one you like better, please feel free to share in the comments.
Meanwhile, I offer this “History of Europe (3000 BC-2015 AD)"
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