History of Europe
Ancient History

Where did the first Europeans come from?


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The first Europeans were the Cro magnon, who migrated to Europe from the other side of the Black Sea around 40,000 years ago.

Perhaps contrary to popular belief, the Cro magnon were not "sub human" or different from modern humans, but pretty much the same as modern Europeans genetically.

However, before the Cro magnon, Europe were inhibited by the Neanderthals, but they are a different sub species than modern humans.

This doesn't mean that all Europeans are decendants just from the Cro magnon, as lots of other tribes also migrated to Europe during the stone age and bronze age.