Top 10 Most Long-lived Empires in History

Portuguese Empire: The tomb of Portuguese explorer Infante Henry, Duke of Viseu, kown as Henry the Navigator (1394-1460), in the Church of Santa Engracia.

Ottoman Empire: The Mina Hamidiye Mosque, one of the works of the Ottoman Empire, stands in Tripoli, Lebanon.

Khmer Empire: Angkor Thom, established in the late twelfth century by King Jayavarman VI, located in present day Cambodia, was the last and most enduring.

Ethiopian Empire: A street with posters on the walls of King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and the Duce, Benito Mussolini, during the Italian.

Kanem Empire: Kanem warriors of the 19th-century Kanem Empire, which was located in present-day Chad.

Holy Roman Empire: The Battle of Legnano, May 29, 1176, C.E. fought between the forces of the Holy Roman Empire, led by Emperor Frederick Barbarossa.

Silla Empire: This bronze standing Buddha dates from the Silla dynasty (676-935), 9th century, Korea.

Republic of Venice: The roof of the Basilica San Marco, which stands in Venice, Italy. The Republic of Venice is a classic example of an empire.

Kush Empire: Statues of the Kush dynasty Black Pharaohs, Taharqa and Tanutamon.

Roman/Eastern Roman Empire: A large cross stands erect in the amphitheatre of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.

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