20th Century

WWI, WWII, Cold War, formation of EU, etc.

Events

King George VI

1936 - 1952

Clement Atlee

1945 - 1951

Prime Minister, Labor Party

Council of Europe

1949

Winston Churchill

1951 - 1955

Conservative

Khrushchev

1955 - 1964

Suez Crisis

1956

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Brezhnev

1964 - 1982

Brezhnev Doctrine

1968

Armed intervention where socialism threatened

GB, Ireland, Denmark join EEC

1973

Margaret Thatcher

1979 - 1990

Greece joins EEC

1981

Spain and Portugal join EEC

1986