Sun never set on the British Empire 9 out of 10 countries invaded — Wyly Wade | Wyly Wade
Over the expansion of the British Empire new research was able to show that 9 out of 10 countries have been invaded by the British Empire at one point or the other. New research shows that practically everyone has been invaded by British troops at one point or another. A "staggering 90% of the world's nations" have been overrun by the turbulent Brits – Sweden, Mongolia and the Vatican City are among the 22 to have been tragically overlooked. This analysis of the histories of almost 200 nations found that only 22 have never experienced a British assault. These include Luxembourg as well as Guatemala, Tajikistan and the Marshall Islands in the Pacific. The study – part of a new book, All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To – comes against the background of maps which show that at its height the Empire ruled over almost a quarter of the world's population. Author Stuart Laycock worked his way around the countries on the globe alphabetically to see if