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Founders of Nations
A Podcast helping you understand more about our neighbors in the world by examining the founders of the countries they live in.
Apr 6, 2021
Conversations with Belarusians - The Admiral
Come listen in as a talk to a Belarusian expat about his nation and it's history!
Mar 30, 2021
Conversations with Belarusians - Alexei
Come listen as we talk to Alexei about the history of his nation!
Mar 9, 2021
Conversations about Austria - Dr. Bischof
Today we talk about Austrian history with Dr Bischof, a History professor from the University of New Orleans. Come learn with me!
Mar 9, 2021
Where's My New Episode!?
Come listen to immaculately laid out excuses I have for being so far behind on the main episodes!
Mar 2, 2021
Conversations about Austria - Dr. Patrouch
Today we talk about Austrian history with Dr Patrouch, of the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies. Come learn with me!
Feb 23, 2021
Conversations with Chileans - Tommy
Come listen to what Tommy, from Chile, has to say about the founding of his nation and how it affected the nation and continues to do so.
Feb 16, 2021
Conversations with Chileans - Felipe
Come hear a Chilean talk about the founding of Chile and what it means to him!
Feb 3, 2021
Conversations with Ecuadorians - Sebastian
The first of the interviews with Ecuadorians as we interview a law student from the capital of Ecuador.
Jan 26, 2021
Conversation with Azerbaijanis - Toghrul
The third and final interview in the Azerbaijanis series. Hope you enjoy!
Jan 22, 2021
Conversations with Azerbaijanis - Haji
We listen to Haji talk about the history of his nation!
Jan 19, 2021
Conversations with Azerbaijanis - Kamal
In this episode we hear from Kamal about what he thinks of the founding of Azerbaijan.
Jan 12, 2021
4c. Australia & Arthur Phillip Part 2
The final episode on Australia's founding with Arthur Phillip Webpage for the episode: www.lang4life.com/l/australia
Jan 5, 2021
4b. Australia & Arthur Phillip
This patreon-reward episode is a second episode on Australia's founders. We explore the life of Arthur Phillip and how he helped the fledgling colony survive. Episode Webpage: www.lang4life.com/l/australia List of books here: https://bookshop.org/shop/founders
Dec 22, 2020
Holiday Special: Thanksgiving & Sarah Josepha Hale
We'll take a break from our Nations narrative and celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday in America. We will check out the history of the first Thanksgiving, the making of Thanksgiving into a national holiday, and then what the holiday is like today. Come join us!
Dec 15, 2020
Conversations with Peruvians - Sebastian
Today's interview is with Sebastian. He has an instagram channel where his art and games are on display, go take a look! https://www.instagram.com/amarilloarts/ https://amarillosebas.itch.io/vaporroad
Dec 9, 2020
Conversations with Peruvians - Salomon
This is part of the Conversations series. Salomon is a man who has stayed at and in lived in many parts of Peru as he supports his Peruvian parents in their missions work around the country.
Dec 1, 2020
6c. Argentina - Podcast Links
In this Mini-sode I go over a few resources in the podcasting world and will link to those at the website as well as in the description below: Episode Website: www.lang4life.com/l/argentina Vexed Flag Podcast: Link Here* *Why Do Countries Exist: Link Here* *Revolutions Podcast: Link Here Sleeping Through Class: Link Here
Nov 25, 2020
6b. Argentina & San Martin Part 2
The conclusion of San Martin's struggle to help South America gain it's freedom. Episode here: www.lang4life.com/l/argentina Google Earth Map: https://earth.google.com/earth/rpc/cc/drive?state=%7B%22ids%22%3A%5B%221hDFyUqEQcgBNyf_u7n4bIFAyjQtUhuby%22%5D%2C%22action%22%3A%22open%22%2C%22userId%22%3A%22100995384585112316186%22%2C%22resourceKeys%22%3A%7B%7D%7D&usp=sharing
Nov 18, 2020
6a. Argentina & San Martin Part 1
In this Episode we'll learn about Argentina's founder, Jose de San Martin and what he contributed to the revolution. Episode here: www.lang4life.com/l/argentina Google Earth Map: https://earth.google.com/earth/rpc/cc/drive?state=%7B%22ids%22%3A%5B%221hDFyUqEQcgBNyf_u7n4bIFAyjQtUhuby%22%5D%2C%22action%22%3A%22open%22%2C%22userId%22%3A%22100995384585112316186%22%2C%22resourceKeys%22%3A%7B%7D%7D&usp=sharing
Nov 17, 2020
Conversations with Argentines - Huici10
Come listen in as I talk to an Argentine about his countries founding.
Oct 23, 2020
5c. Algeria Podcast Links
A few links to help you find more information on Algeria! Episode Website: https://www.lang4life.com/l/algeria/ The Battle of Algiers Movie - A podcast about the movie here - The wikipedia article about the movie here - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Battle_of_Algiers Ottoman History Podcast - http://www.ottomanhistorypodcast.com/2019/04/france-algeria.html Buffett History Podcast - https://historybuffetthepodcast.com/episodes History of the Cold War - https://www.historyofthecoldwarpodcast.com/episode-31-french-indo-china-war-1951-1954/ University of Oxford TORCH podcast - https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/history-algeria
Oct 22, 2020
5b. Algeria & The Freedom Fighters Part 2
The conclusion to the war of Algerian Independence!
Oct 20, 2020
5a. Algeria & The Freedom Fighters Part 1
This episode we will be examining the founders of Algeria and specifically the freedom fighters who gave their lives to ensure Algerian independence. Episode webpage at: https://www.lang4life.com/l/algeria/ Reddit for questions or to answer this week's question: https://www.reddit.com/r/FoundersofNations/
Oct 19, 2020
Conversations with Algerians - Abdou
The final interview with an Algerian about the countries founder.
Oct 19, 2020
Conversations With Algerians - Yahya
A new baby is born in our family! That means no Australia episode yet, but I do have this interview I've already done with an Algerian on the founders of Algeria. Have a listen and pray for us as we await the arrival of our baby girl! Episode webpage at: https://www.lang4life.com/l/algeria/
Oct 19, 2020
Conversations with Algerians - Katia
This episode is another interview with an Algerian woman who moved to the US. She talks about Algerian history form a normal person's point of view. -The interviewee's mom runs a business in Algeria selling traditional clothing you can find on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/watch/saidabouguellid/ and on instagram at https://www.instagram.com/saida.bouguellid/
Sep 30, 2020
4d. Australia - Podcast Links
Resources for further study on Australia and it's founding can be found in this mini-sode on Australia. Podcasts, books, and other recommendations are made here. Episode webpage: https://www.lang4life.com/l/australia/
Sep 29, 2020
4a. Australia & Captain Cook
This week we take a look at how Captain Cook helped found Australia. Episode webpage at https://www.lang4life.com/l/australia/
Sep 28, 2020
Conversations with Australians - Alan Mcleod
This is the first in the interview series for each country. I'll be talking to normal citizens of the countries and seeing what they know about their founders.
Sep 2, 2020
3b. Afghanistan - Podcast Links
This episode is on further resources that will be helpful if you want to learn more about Afghanistan and or this time period this is the episode for you! Episode website at https://www.lang4life.com/l/afghanistan/
Sep 1, 2020
3a. Afghanistan & Mirwais Hotak & Nazo Tokhi
Afghanistan has a rich history and today we will study a mother and son pair who changed the face of the country. You can find the episode website at https://www.lang4life.com/l/afghanistan/ Thanks to Barrier Down for the music Mohammad Rahmani for the picture
Aug 16, 2020
2b. Andorra - Podcast Links
This episode is an intro to episodes around the podcast world on Charlemagne. (couldn't find any specifically about Andorra). You can find this episode at https://www.lang4life.com/l/andorra/ Metal Album about Charlemagne with Christopher Lee - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0eeRBh7fiQ4 It will include some clips of each one that has clips available as well as links down below to their episodes. The History of English Podcast - https://historyofenglishpodcast.com/category/charlemagne/ The Viking Age Podcast - http://vikingagepodcast.com/charlemagne-saxon-wars-part The History of Byzantium - https://play.acast.com/s/thehistoryofbyzantium/episode-81a-charlemagne-and-leo The Medieval World - https://www.themedievalworld.com/ We Talk about Dead People - https://soundcloud.com/wetalkaboutdeadpeople/105-charlemagne-return-of-the-king The Life of Charlemagne e-book - http://www.loyalbooks.com/book/the-life-of-charlemagne-by-einhard Charlemagne: medieval empire builder - https:…
Aug 15, 2020
2a. Andorra & Charlemagne
This episode will be a look into Andorra, and Europe's past at one of the most important people in European history, Charlemagne. Podcast website at www.lang4life.com/Founders Thanks: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
Aug 8, 2020
1b. Albania - Podcast Links
This episode is an intro to podcast episodes around the podcast world on Scanderbeg. (couldn't find any specifically about Albania). You can find this episode at https://www.lang4life.com/l/albania/ It will include some clips of each one that has clips available as well as links down below to their episodes. Wonderer's History Podcast: https://anchor.fm/wonderershistorypodcast/episodes/Skanderbeg-and-the-anti-Ottoman-resistance-in-the-Balkans-egthpv Anthology of Heroes Podcast: https://anthologyofheroes.wordpress.com/2020/05/15/albania/ The Bulgarian History Podcast: https://www.bghistorypodcast.com/post/067-skanderbeg We Talk About Dead People: https://soundcloud.com/wetalkaboutdeadpeople/103-skanderbeg-what-happened-to-albania
Aug 7, 2020
1a. Albania & Scanderbeg
This episode takes a look at Albania and the man they see as their founding father Scanderbeg. It's a tale of a small proto-state and a man that lead it's armies for 25 years and held up the expansionary desires of one of the biggest empires of the time. Podcast website: www.lang4life.com/Founders Other Podcasts that cover Scanderbeg: The Bulgarian History Podcast - Episode 60-66 - he is a part of the story Episode 67 is a recap of his life Episode 68-69 tell the story of the fall of Albania after he died Anthology of Heroes - Albania: Scanderbeg Thanks: Scanderbeg - A.K. Brackob Independence Day The Movie for their audio clip
Aug 6, 2020
A short introduction for what is coming with this podcast.