10 Lost Nations That Once Ruled the World

Napoleon, French Empire, Bataille de Wagram

Napoleon, French Empire, Bataille de Wagram, Credits: Wikimedia

The French Empire

The second French Colonial Empire began with the conquest of Algiers in 1837 and lasted until the 1960s, ruling over 110 million of people. Tensions ran high with the British Empire during this time (like the Second Hundred Years’ War tells us), but the French Empire managed to outlast it by a couple of decades.

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