The empire on which the sun never sets – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The phrase “the empire on which the sun never sets” has been used with variations to describe certain global empires that were so extensive that there was always at least one part of their territory in daylight. [..] originally used for the Spanish Empire, mainly in the 16th and 17th centuries, and for the British Empire, mainly in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The empire on which the sun never sets – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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