European Timeline

Romans

Start of a new city

753 bc

Rome was founded.

Conquering in the North

80 A.D.

Roman armies conquered Southern Britain.

Religion

300

Christianity became the official religion of Rome.

Germans

Invasion of Tribes causing relocation

400

Germanic Tribes invaded Europe, driving out Romans and forcing the Celts North.

New Rule

700

Germanic King, Charlemagne, conquered most of Western Europe.

Uniting of the East and West

1990

Both Germanys, East and West, are reunited under a Democratic Government.

English

Magna Carta Granted

1215

Gave English nobles certain rights.

Big player in Empires

1800

Great Britain had many empires, including America. Also passed on the Industrial Revolution form empire to empire.

Independence to Ireland

1921

Great Britain granted Ireland its independence.

Vikings

Terroized European Nations

745

Groups of Warriors from the Nordic Countries( Denmark, Finland,Iceland,Norway, and Sweden).

Conquering of England

1066

William the conqueror of Normandy took over England and ruled it.

European Countries

Peninsulas

476

The three peninsulas in the Mediterranean had very different history.

Formation of new countries

900

Some Nordic countries began.

New wars

1096

European Christians launched the Crusades, a series of wars to take Palestine from the Muslims.

New Era

1300 - 1400

Start of the Renaissance era, Portugal and Spain launched Age of Exploration.

Mass death from disease

1347

Bubonic Plague reached Italy from Asia, kills millions of Europeans.

Reformation of Religion

1517

Martin Luther critizes the Catholic Church, reformation begins.

Governtment

1800

A wave of nationalism spread throughout Europe.

Troubling Wars

1945

The Holocaust ends, but the Cold War starts.

Balkans

Start of a new nation

2000 bc

People from Northern Europe moved to the Balkan Peninsula

Macedonians

New Rulers

338 bc

Macedonia conquered Greece.

French

Rebellion on home turf

1789

The French Revolution begun.