History in Five is an online project that aims to inform historical experts and laymen about important events of the world history through video documentaries of five minutes.

At the moment you can watch historic documentaries about the following regions:



The videos are designed to profoundly inform about historical events and periods in a short time (just five minutes per video). Against this background nearly all of the documentaries follow a clear and proven structure:

  • Overview
  • Background
  • History
  • Consequences & Impact