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The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other ... Despite the final victory of Britain and its allies, the damage to British prestige helped to accelerate the decline of the empire. .... Gilbert did not survive the return journey to England, and was succeeded by his half-brother, Walter ...

www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/education/empire/intro/overview6.htm

Why did the British empire decline? There is no simple answer to this question. The empire changed throughout its history. In the 19th century, some parts of the  ...

www.quora.com/Why-did-the-British-empire-decline-in-the-twentieth-century

Every great empire eventually fell apart by overextending itself. By the end of 19th century, British empire was way too extended than they had ...

www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/08/the-sad-end-of-the-british-empire-110362

Aug 26, 2014 ... The British Empire brought profound changes to the world—but in the decades since its rapid decline after World War II it has become a kind of ...

www.economist.com/node/13315108

Jun 2, 1979 ... A quarter of the world's population did after all still belong to the British Commonwealth and Empire. I myself was able to observe Churchill, ...

www.theguardian.com/books/2007/oct/20/featuresreviews.guardianreview2

Oct 20, 2007 ... Piers Brendon's The Decline and Fall of the British Empire is a tale of decadence, folly, farce and ... When did the British empire end? Was it on ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/09/08/map-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-british-empire

Sep 8, 2015 ... Queen Elizabeth has witnessed a gradual decline in British power around the world.

www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zcnmtfr

How did the largest empire the world has ever seen crumble within a generation? ... In a matter of decades, this gigantic structure utterly collapsed and left a controversial ... At its peak in 1922 the British Empire, ruled by George V, was the.

www.inquiriesjournal.com/articles/5/decolonization-and-the-collapse-of-the-british-empire

In a sense, it was at this time that the sun finally did set on the British Empire. What Gandhi had begun in India as early as 1915 had political implications for the ...