Events in Europe

Years 1700 through 1900.

Germany and Scandinavia

Prussia is a Great Power

1740 - 1786

British Isles

Evangelical Revival

1700 - 1800

England and Scotland are untied as Great Britain

1707

Seven Year's War

1756 - 1763

Great Britain vs. France.

George III is King of England

1760 - 1820

American Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Britain loses the American colonies.

Ireland and Great Britain form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

1801

Sweden loses Finland to Russia

1809

Britain defeats France

1815

The Victorian Age

1837 - 1901

The British Empire reaches its height during this golden age of British Capitalism.

Ireland's Potato Famine

1845 - 1847

Killed about 750,000 people.

Italy and Switzerland

Napoleanic Wars

1793 - 1815

France vs. Britain.
Britain wins.

Italy is conquered by Napolean Bonaparte

1796

France conquers Italy.

Switzerland is invaded by the French

1798

The Helvetic Republic is established and ruled by France.

Kingdom of Italy is established

1861

International Red Cross is founded

1863

Founded by Jean Henri Dunant.

France

The French Revolution

1789 - 1799

It ended the absolute rule of French Kings.

France's first Republic is set up

1792

Spain

The war of Spanish Succession

1701 - 1713

Portugal sides with England against France.

Portugal

Civil War breaks out

1831 - 1834

The Netherlands

Holland joins the Grand Alliance

1701

The Grand Alliance was a group that wanted to stop French expansion in Europe.

Queen Anne's War

1702 - 1712

The Dutch vs. France.
During the War, England becomes the world's chief naval power.

Holland is conquered by France

1795