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Former empires by continent

Muslim empires

Overseas empires

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This category includes former empires.

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Former empires by continent

Muslim empires

Overseas empires

Works by empire of setting



Abbasid Caliphate

Ajuran Sultanate

Antigonid dynasty

Ashanti Empire

Austrian Empire

Avar Khaganate

Axis powers

Ayyubid dynasty

Aztec Empire

Bornu Empire


Bulgarian Empire

Byzantine Empire

Cao Wei

Central African Empire

Chagatai Khanate

Chalukya dynasty

Chen dynasty

Cheng Han

Chenla Kingdom



Da Chu


Eastern Chalukyas

Eastern Wei

Eastern Wu


Empire of Brazil

Empire of China (1915–16)

Evolution of the Portuguese Empire

First Mexican Empire

Former Qin

Former Shu

Former Yan


Geledi sultanate

German Empire


Gunpowder Empires

Gupta Empire


Han Zhao

Han dynasty


Holy Roman Empire

Hoysala Empire

Huan Xuan

Hồng Bàng dynasty

Inca Empire


Jalairid Sultanate

Jin (Five Dynasties)

Jin dynasty (1115–1234)

Jin dynasty (265–420)


Kadamba dynasty

Kakatiya dynasty


Kara-Khanid Khanate

Khmer Empire

Kingdom of Dali

Kingdom of Khotan

Kingdom of Mutapa

Kingdom of Mysore

Kong Empire

Korean Empire

Later Han (Five Dynasties)

Later Jin (Five Dynasties)

Later Liang (Five Dynasties)

Later Liang (Sixteen Kingdoms)

Later Qin

Later Shu

Later Tang

Later Yan

Later Zhao

Later Zhou

Liang dynasty

List of Muslim empires and dynasties

List of empires

List of largest empires

Liu Song dynasty

Lý dynasty

Mali Empire

Maurya Empire

Mexican Empire

Micronesian Empire

Middle Eastern Empires

Min (Ten Kingdoms)

Ming dynasty

Mongol Empire

Mughal Empire

Muzaffarids (Iran)

Nagas of Padmavati

Neo-Assyrian Empire

New Kingdom of Egypt

Nomadic empire

Northern Han

Northern Qi

Northern Yan

Northern Zhou

Old Great Bulgaria

Ottoman Empire

Pala Empire

Palmyrene Empire

Portuguese Empire

Pudukkottai state

Qajar dynasty

Qi (Five Dynasties)

Qin dynasty

Ran Min

Rashtrakuta dynasty

Roman Empire

Russian Empire

Safavid dynasty

Second Mexican Empire

Serbian Empire

Shu Han

Shun dynasty

Song dynasty

Songhai Empire

Southern Han

Southern Qi

Southern Tang

Southern Yan

Soviet imperialism

Spanish Empire

Spanish colonization of the Americas

Sui dynasty

Swedish overseas colonies


Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

Tang dynasty


Timurid dynasty

Toltec Empire

Tuʻi Tonga Empire

Umayyad Caliphate

United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves

Uyghur Khaganate

Uyunid Emirate

Vijayanagara Empire

Western Chalukya Empire

Western Ganga dynasty

Western Roman Empire

Western Wei

Western Xia

Western Yan

Wu (Ten Kingdoms)

Xia (Sixteen Kingdoms)

Xin dynasty

Yan (An–Shi)

Yan (Five Dynasties)

Yarkent Khanate

Yenisei Kirghiz

Yin (Ten Kingdoms)

Zanj Empire

Zhao (Five Dynasties)


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The Brits, Dutch, French & others coddle Muslims from their former empires as an act of atonement. But these are not immigrant nations. They are formed from a thousand years or more of common language & culture. A British Muslim is not going to sing ...
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... the colonial culture that impregnates attitudes and behaviours long after decolonisation – not only in the former empires, but in almost all European countries. All these factors are at work in France and contribute to explaining the success of Le ...
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 20:33:45 -0700

Before Allied nations carved former empires into countries, a meeting in May 1918 between Slovak-American and Czech-American activists in the Loyal Order of Moose Hall on Penn Avenue produced the Pittsburgh Agreement. The document marked their ...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:15:00 -0700

If you look at the conflict zone from the Baltic states to southeast Europe to the Middle and Far East, it is in a way the shadow zones of the three former empires -- the Russian Empire, the Habsburg Empire, and the Ottoman Empire. And the breaking up ...
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 07:37:30 -0700

As the war dragged on, Wilson watched former empires and nations being torn apart by ethnic conflict, class warfare and revolutionaries looking for power. He came to understand that if America didn't step in, the whole world might really go up in smoke.

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