The Berlin Wall: A Historical Timeline

Berlin Wall Milestones

May 8, 1945
May 12, 1949
October 7, 1949
May 26, 1952
November 14, 1953
December 11, 1957
August 13, 1961
August 14, 1961
August 26, 1961
June 26, 1963
June 12, 1987
November 9, 1989
December 22, 1989
October 3, 1990

East German Leadership

1945 - 1949
1949 - 1960
1960 - 1971
1971 - October 18, 1989
October 18, 1989 - December 3, 1989

Soviet Leadership

1941 - 1953
1953 - 1955
1955 - 1964
1964 - 1982
1982 - 1984
1984 - 1985
1985 - 1991

American Presidents

1945 - 1953
1953 - 1961
1961 - 1963
1963 - 1969
1969 - 1974
1974 - 1977
1977 - 1981
1981 - 1989
1989 - 1993