A. Roman

B. Ottoman

C. British

D. Maratha

Facts About the Largest Empire Ever:

Britain began to build its empire in the 16th century when King Henry the 7th was mostly thanked for expanding it. It was built over centuries and peaked at 13.7 million square miles. The declines began with both world wars and the empire ended with the independence of India in 1947 and Hong Kong in 1997.