Historical Largest Economies

In the last 300 years, 8 countries have dominated the world's economy. Name them all.
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Last updated: September 16, 2017
First submittedDecember 19, 2012
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1700
India
China
France
 
1850
China
United Kingdom
India
1750
China
India
France
 
1900
United States
China
United Kingdom
1800
China
India
France
 
1950
United States
USSR
United Kingdom
2000
United States
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
China
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Level 59
Sep 24, 2012
I think you should put USSR instead of Russia, and in the one for 2000, you should include India instead of the UK.
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Level 47
Nov 21, 2012
Well the UK had a bigger economy than India in 2000, so its going to have to stay the same if it the list has the five largest economies in 2000.
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Level 34
Nov 25, 2012
I agree about the USSR, but if he put India instead of the UK this quiz would be incorrect.
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Level 12
Dec 25, 2012
Why dont you accept america or england
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Level 59
Jul 11, 2013
I think you should put mughal empire instead of india
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Level 44
Aug 8, 2017
India was the world's leading economy even before the Mughal empire. It peaked at its highest share during the Mauryan empire (33% of global GDP)
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Level 59
Jan 4, 2014
Russia wasn't an independent country in 1950. It was (the ruling) part of the Soviet Union/USSR.
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Level 62
Sep 18, 2017
Where are these facts coming from?
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Level 63
Apr 11, 2020
It would be useful to have a statistic next to the countries' names.
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Level 30
Feb 3, 2021
Surely the Ottoman or Persian Empires were larger economies than France before 1800?