AP European History Timeline

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Beginning of Hundred Year's War

1337

Development of Movable Printing

1445 - 1450

Columbus Arrives at Bahamas

1492

Michelangelo's David

1501 - 1504

Thomas Moore Utopia

1516

Liepzig Debate

1519

Sack of Rome

1527

Act of Supremacy

1534

Spanish Armada

1587

Beginning of Brandenburg Prussia

1609

Galileo - Starry Messenger

1610

Thirty Years War

1618 - 1638

Descartes - Discourse on Method

1637

Pascal - Pensees

1669

Newton's Principia

1687

Glorious Revolution in England

1688

John Lock Published Two Treatises of Government

1690

Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle

1748

Montesquieu - Spirit of the Laws

1748

Rousseau - Social Contract

1762

Era of Catherine the Great

1762 - 1796

Voltaire - Treatise on Toleration

1763

Pugachev's Rebellion in Russia

1773 - 1775

Louis XVI Rule of France

1774 - 1792

Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations

1776

Fall of Bastille

1789

Execution of King Louis XVI

1793

Congress of Vienna

1814 - 1815

Battle of Waterloo

1815

Congress of Aix-la-Chapelle

1818

Peterloo Massacre

1819

Death of Napoleon

1821

Greek Independence

1830

Crimean War

1854 - 1856

Austro Prussian War

1866

Italy Annexed Rome

1870

Franco Prussian War

1870 - 1871

Graham Bell Invented Telephone

1876

Dr. Aletta Jacob Founded First Birth Control Clinic

1882

British Reform Act

1884

Emperor William II Dismissed Bismarck

1890

Herzl Published the Jewish State

1896

Bernstein - Evolutionary Socialism

1899

Bloody Sunday

1905

Picasso's Les Demoiselles d'Avignon

1907

Mussolini - Fascio di Combattimento

1919

Great Depression

1929 - 1932

Hitler Seizes Power

1933

Krystallnacht

1938

Non Aggression Pact - Hitler and Stalin

1939

Churchill Comes to Power in Britain

1940

Attack on Pearl Harbor

1941

Final Solution

1941 - 1944

Cold War Begins

1945

Marshall Plan

1947

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Vietman War

1964 - 1973

First Landing on the Moon

1969

Margaret Thatcher - First Women Prime Minister

1979

Gorbachev Comes to Power in Russia

1985

Reunification of Germany

1990