Great Speeches Throughout History

Our latest info-graphic is a timeline looking at some of the greatest speeches throughout history. Check out the first 11 on our list with more to follow in the coming days and weeks.

Please suggest any you think should go on and we will oblige with an addition to the timeline in the upcoming weeks.

The first tenĀ are as follows: click on any to get to our timeline.

  1. Socrates Apology 399 B.C.
  2. Alexander the Great rallies his troops (326 B.C.)
  3. Farewell Sermon of the Prophet Mohammed (632)
  4. William Wilberforce calls for the abolition of slavery (1789)
  5. Lincoln’s address at Gettysburg (1863)
  6. FDR wants to conquer fear itself (1933)
  7. Churchill proclaims to fight them on the beaches (1940)
  8. Nehru makes his tryst with destiny (1947)
  9. Dwight D Eisenhower warns against the military industrial complex (1961)
  10. Dr King tells the world about his dream (1963)
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