Largest Countries in the World Throughout History

Can you name the five largest countries in the world by population at the turn of each century since 1500?
Data from these Wikipedia articles: 2000, 1900, 1800, 1700, 1600, 1500
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2000
1,243 m
China
1,040 m
India
281.4 m
United States
206.2 m
Indonesia
170 m
Brazil
 
 
1900
400 m
Qing China
384 m
British Empire
294 m
Indian Empire
119.5 m
Russian Empire
78.8 m
French Empire
1800
297.6 m
Qing Empire
168.2 m
Maratha Empire
115.6 m
British Empire
44.6 m
French Empire
35 m
Russian Empire
 
 
1700
210.7 m
Qing Empire
158.4 m
Mughal Empire
28 m
Tokugawa Shogunate
24.8 m
Ottoman Empire
23.2 m
Spanish Empire
1600
160 m
Ming Empire
115 m
Mughal Empire
30 m
Iberian Union
29.5 m
Ottoman Empire
20.3 m
Holy Roman Empire
 
 
1500
125 m
Ming Empire
55 m
Delhi Sultanate
18 m
Vijayanagara Empire
16.2 m
France
16 m
Bengal Sultanate
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Level 72
Oct 10, 2019
I would rename it "Most Populous Countries in the World Throughout History"
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Level 62
Feb 29, 2020
The same comment again, but this time I didn't do this one, and took it. 25/30
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Level 62
Mar 30, 2020
In 1900, wouldn't the Indian Empire have been part of the British Empire?