The 18 shortest lived empires I could find. It is interesting to compare their numbers on the list with the number of years they lasted:
18) King Stefan Uros IV Dushan of Serbia crowned himself Emperor of the Serbs and the Romans 16 April 1346 and died 20 December 1355. The Serbian empire...
I know that this topic isn't historically significant in the slightest, but can we come up with really short place names that existed in history?
I'll start with:
E, in what is now Hu-pei (Hubei)
Y, in France
I heard the life expectancy for a Russian soldier at Stalingrad was 1 day, is there any battles were the tempo was higher? (excluding ancient battles because most of them were 1 day events)
The few that come to mind are borodino and Dien Bien Phu