Those studying for a degree in political science will learn about many people and events that shape our world and will continue to. But with all the past kings, presidents, prime ministers, and private citizens all having impacts of varying degrees, it can be confusing to put them all into context. And there are many lesser known moments, as well as the world changing ones, that can get lost in the shuffle.
For those looking for a career in political science or even those who have a passing interest, we have attempted to make sense of them all by sorting them into 25 interesting facts about the history of political science listed by date. They include some great achievements both locally and worldwide on when political science goes right, and occasionally, wrong.