Big Picture

Events

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Galileo

1564 - 1642

Decartes

1596 - 1650

Peter the Great of Russia

1682 - 1696

Votaire

1694 - 1778

Frederick II of Russia

1740 - 1786

Robespierre

1758 - 1794

Napoleon Bonaparte

1769

American Revolution

1775 - 1783

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Otto Von Bismarck

1815 - 1898

Revolutions of 1848

1848

Karl Marx's Communist Mannifesto

1848

Garibaldi

1848 - 1849

Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Lenin

1870 - 1924

Unification of Italy

1870

Unification of Germany

1871

World War 1

1914 - 1918

Russian Bolshevik Revolution

1917

Stalin

1924 - 1953

Great Depression

1929 - 1939

Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany

1933

Spanish Civil War

1936 - 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

Pearl Harbor

December 1941

Cold War

1947 - 1991