Wednesday, 18 December 2013 15:56

Lithuania's borders through history

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Always wanted to learn more about complicated Lithuanian history but could never find the time?

Look no further than the time-lapse map in the video bellow, which has boiled Europe’s, including Lithuania’s history into just 3.5 minutes.

Watch the birth of Grand Duchy of Lithuania, follow its expansion and eventual disappearance from the political map of Europe, observe the rebirth of the modern Lithuanian state in 1918 and its three consequent occupations during the World War II, and watch the re-establishment of the State of Lithuania in 1990, all accompanied by a fittingly dramatic soundtrack by Hans Zimmer from the Inception score.

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