A Thousand Years of War Animation

Written by Tom Ewing

Check out this extraordinary animation depicting 1,000 years of war. Mind blowing.

This is incredible. Check out this animation showing 1,000 years of war worldwide — in five minutes. Pay special attention to what happens in Europe in the 1930s. Denmark-based Jodi Colomer did a great job putting this startling animation together.

The sizes of the explosions you see — and the sizes of all the named battles — are proportional to the number of casualties in each conflict.

Thousand Years of War animation via: Jodi Colomer

The data in this animation is visualized from this Wikipedia article.