The Rise of Nations

A visualization of the ascent of many of the world’s youngest countries showing their independence from colonial powers (British, Portuguese, French, Spanish) from 1800 to 2009.

France keeps its yoke on a stunning number of nations until 1960.
(Thanks to Jason for the video.)

Anil Dash

Anil Dash

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