Bling-bling, land or gold – who could resist? Reason enough for some people to go on the prowl. Some proved to be particularly active: emperors, kings and the church. Whether it was Emperor Napoleon’s conquests through Europe, the plundering of the New World by the King of Spain or the Church’s sale of indulgences – they all couldn’t get enough. But our ranking of the 10 most extreme raids in history shows that there’s always more.
WRITER: Cornelia Stier EDITOR: Gleb Boev RIGHTS CLEARANCE: Kevyn Goncalves NARRATOR: Hannes Jaenicke COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Tina Weimer (ZDF), Johannes Geiger (ZDF)