The Napoleonic Wars - OverSimplified (Part 1)
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--------------- ATTRIBUTIONS ---------------


-Napoleon and Alex on raft © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY

Music (licensed under a Creative Commons license):

Music by Kevin MacLeod:
Marty Gets A Plan
Hard Boiled
Dances and Dames
Fast Talkin
Pina Colada
Face Off
Bumbly March
Sneaky Snitch
Faster Does It
Constance The Descent
Exotic Battle
Covert Affair

From Artlist:
Ian Post - Eminence Landscapes
LMOP - The Whisper Man
Kevin Graham - Autumn
Maik Thomas - Bonus Track
Ian Post - Futuristic War

Audionautix - Temptation March

All other music licensed from Epidemic Sound

Thanks for watching!

  • OverSimplified

    Go to to get a 2-year plan plus 1 additional month with a huge discount. It’s risk free with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!

    • Elvin Shafiyev
      Elvin Shafiyev


    • soe thiha
      soe thiha

      please can u make a video about Mahamtme Gandi who proof The truth and love can change anything

    • İsmail Sezer
      İsmail Sezer


    • Κωνσταντίνος Κολοβός
      Κωνσταντίνος Κολοβός

      OverSimplified make a video about the Persian invasion of GREECE PLZ

    • Alexey Grinko
      Alexey Grinko

      Tell me to go through the fire - I'll go. Tell me to buy Nord VPN - I'll do it. I've done it actually! Just keep producing new videos ^_^

  • ducky

    The balls on this man

  • Ray Jordan
    Ray Jordan


  • Ashutosh Dwivedi
    Ashutosh Dwivedi

    Why don't you restrain to dignity

  • Jamie N
    Jamie N

    That was such a harrowing intro (Yet hilarious)

  • Deep-Diving-Potato

    Gave him some dogecoin

  • leah fried
    leah fried

    But oversimplified Josephine didn't marry napoleon the vikings did

  • Ibrohim Ismailov
    Ibrohim Ismailov

    We are waiting new video

  • Alicia Adams
    Alicia Adams

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  • Genji

    can you make a video about the ancient egypt, the persian empire or Alexander the great?

  • Jamie C
    Jamie C

    Can u make a video about john paul jones

  • Austraian Netherlands
    Austraian Netherlands

    Couldn't the British not start war for once

  • Ar rOe
    Ar rOe

    Americans now: but France... surrender...?!?

  • adhiambo Serphine
    adhiambo Serphine

    this guys videos are captivating

  • Mr Mitchell
    Mr Mitchell

    As a history teacher, I love using your videos to build students' base knowledge up. Really appreciate your content!

  • Nuwiya Amal
    Nuwiya Amal

    17:41 , no

  • Mey Miler
    Mey Miler

    Barış Özcan'dan geldik. Sufi Özcan gönderdi bizi.

  • Scrimtaine

    I wanna see hitler vs Napoleon Who would win

  • donald wojtowicz
    donald wojtowicz


  • Devan Woodruff
    Devan Woodruff

    I'm glad Austria paid France in Dogecoin. It must be worth a fortune now

  • Luke Thomas
    Luke Thomas


  • floting head
    floting head

    very cool

  • Boot

    can you do the battle of midway?

  • Soviet

    the start is obliosly da best

  • ryan

    no you go to your room DAD

  • Xialec

    Oh Josephine... You were well known 😌

  • Elaina Deeter
    Elaina Deeter

    "Is there anyone here who hasn't kissed my wife?" "Yeah, you." Can I just say that was one of the biggest burns I've ever witnessed?

  • mungermack

    the transitions for the sponsers are next level

  • Sage Bias
    Sage Bias

    What an aweful person.

  • Delonte Ben Gallego
    Delonte Ben Gallego


  • Ayurzana Bujinkhlam
    Ayurzana Bujinkhlam


  • Giomations


  • Sapanax

    I -I wanna kill my slef

  • bros nelson
    bros nelson

    Lincoln’s dad: I am NOT touching THAT Napoleons dad: I am NOT touching THOSE

  • eric wasson
    eric wasson

    11 minutes zero seconds..........seriously????

  • Rahul Indur
    Rahul Indur

    Russians:when they approach we run away. Emus a century later:note that down.note that down.

  • Just Ace
    Just Ace

    0:37 what napoleon gets for his 1st birthday

  • Syed M. Sawaid
    Syed M. Sawaid


  • Kian Matthew Ron
    Kian Matthew Ron

    Ilike the way the intro began cuz i didnt expect it coming.

  • BizNeat

    Napoleon looks like Mr Bean.

  • CoN

    why did you use the german national anthem for the napoleon emperor scene?


    Wow a human machine gun

  • Agnesh Masih
    Agnesh Masih

    France : moustache brain

  • Cody Coyote
    Cody Coyote

    Fun fact, Napoleon's step-daughter married his brother which made her also his sister in law

  • Agnesh Masih
    Agnesh Masih

    napleon: i want to become a god

  • Jordan Peterson
    Jordan Peterson

    The French Revolution enraged the rest of Europe, who punished them severely

    • Anurag Patel
      Anurag Patel

      Actually rest of Europe got punished severely

  • Capt. Pro
    Capt. Pro


  • Kon'nichiwa!


  • Kon'nichiwa!

    Monarch: hey guys our asses are so not tired lets just run away other monarch: thats stupid lets run if napoleon approaches all monarchs:OMG UR SO GENIUS YOULL BE DA KING

  • ChengZhe Jiang
    ChengZhe Jiang

    napoleons so strong and smart

  • Alice

    wow. WOW

  • SCP- 8888
    SCP- 8888

    Unfortunately, most things in those days were based on nobility, not talent. This angered Napoleon, who punished them severely.

  • King George III
    King George III

    Haha Copenhagen go Boom Boom

  • Shapeworks Ch.
    Shapeworks Ch.

    The legend is back and I didn’t even realize

  • Ordog123 123
    Ordog123 123

    Second lefttentinit is the lowest rank an officer can have in the us army

  • Duchu26

    "So maybe it's about time you washed your disguisting bedsheets." Dude. Uncool.

  • Ollut


  • Ollut


  • Allume ta Flamme
    Allume ta Flamme

    Please, make a video about Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc)

  • Ixtreze

    NASA confirms: If you have been severely punished by your father, the chance of becoming a future dictator of your country increases by 32%.

  • chandrika mahesh Belchada
    chandrika mahesh Belchada

    lmao napolean is a genius but men having full dominance over thier wives?????????? sir??????

  • Shruthi srikumar
    Shruthi srikumar


  • Mukoy

    whats the song in the starting

  • James McCabe
    James McCabe

    I am the revolution I am the senate I see a pattern here...

  • James McCabe
    James McCabe

    I think this Chanel is just used to insult the viewers and also give us historically accurate information

  • Kavita Devi
    Kavita Devi

    Hon hon hon France 🇫🇷 stronk 💪

  • All Rounder Guy
    All Rounder Guy

    Where are those Sacre Bleuu scenes?

    • All Rounder Guy
      All Rounder Guy

      @Alan MacLaren I watched the whole video 2 times but I needed this scene for my meme :) I got it and I will delete my comment soon.

    • Alan MacLaren
      Alan MacLaren

      Maybe try watching the video?

  • I am mr. Regar
    I am mr. Regar

    Жду русскую озвучку с нетерпением.

  • BRM5 Operator
    BRM5 Operator

    12:19 war of the bucket Easter egg

  • Miguel Animatez :P
    Miguel Animatez :P

    O K.......:3 XD

  • Cyborg Harsh
    Cyborg Harsh

    My mom: You'll go to France and live there and never come back Me: Sacre blu

  • Meme Meme
    Meme Meme


  • LoPhatKao

    Napolean? i hear he's dynamite

  • Colby Kitto
    Colby Kitto

    Napoleon: gets punished severely by his mother. Hilter: gets punished severely by his father The both of them: “we should fall in love”

  • Cinezoic

    Yeah, waaaaay too oversimplified, Sorry, couldn’t hack the “comedy”

  • Daryll Keith Hilario
    Daryll Keith Hilario

    Pirates, pirates video plzzzzz, idc if part of something like the Spanish war for succession buuut pleeease pirate

  • Grand Toast
    Grand Toast

    Napoleon reacts like a Edward Elric, and I love it

  • Grand Toast
    Grand Toast

    Watching again, only 1 month later

  • The Dualist
    The Dualist

    Maybe the next video should be the Chinese civil war (nationalist vs communist)

  • Patlo Gaming
    Patlo Gaming

    Why did a horse come out 😳

  • Michael Teoh
    Michael Teoh

    Medieval queens and queens of the past: Royal Karens!

  • James I.
    James I.

    I like being disaplind

  • Tony Henthorn
    Tony Henthorn

    22:50 I think Napoleon copied heavily off others, esp. Hannibal and Genghis Khan.

  • fernweh

    10:28 Best Part 😂

  • Devranjan Das
    Devranjan Das

    You did the justice with Napoleon 😅😅

  • Леликовский Сергей
    Леликовский Сергей

    Please do some ancient history like Alexander the Great or the Roman Empire

  • Patrick Li
    Patrick Li

    How in the world do you give birth to a cannon (I know it's a joke but still)

  • Carson Mui
    Carson Mui

    Napoleon is like John Wick but in the 1800s

  • Captain Hector Barbossa
    Captain Hector Barbossa

    Intro March song name?

    • Amit Kale
      Amit Kale

      Either La Marseillasie or the Chant Du Depart.

  • Shaun Aranha
    Shaun Aranha

    Rip to the 3 Million people who didn't see part 2

  • mwnciboo

    9:40 Nelson rekks Face...

  • TwoBussard

    I had an incident in the Metro yesterday (Germany): I forgot to connect my headphones and it went like: „Aux armes, citoyens! Formez vos bataillons, Marchons, marchons!“ I make oversimplified responsible for this.

  • Juelz R
    Juelz R


  • LookAtSpace

    Sacrébleu means Damm it

  • Sidharth SR
    Sidharth SR

    I'll be a great conqueror too if my mom birthed a whole effing army

  • helpus ussus
    helpus ussus

    19:37 Big-eared lads can hear the German anthem kn the background.

  • Indian Proud
    Indian Proud

    Josephine kissing everyone in France 🇫🇷 French kiss : [0_0]

  • jared glinka
    jared glinka

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