History of Germany

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German Tribes Invade

400 - 800

The Franks, Osthrogoths, Visigoths, Lombards, and Vandals, among others. Continues past end date.

Charlemagne rules and creates his empire.

768 - 814

Charlemagne's empire is split up by his grandsons.

843

Germany goes to Louis the German.

Otto the Great unites Germany.

955

Ferdinand III is the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation.

1452 - 1493

Protestant Reformation Begins

1517

Martin Luther and his 95 theses

Thirty Years' War

1618 - 1648

German states are condensed into 39

1815

German states are united under Prussia's Zollverein

1828

National Assembly in Frankfurt begins

1848

Germany is united by Bismarck

1871

William is Kaiser,

WWI

1914 - 1918

Armistice reached

November 11, 1918

Brought WWI to an end.

Allies meet and create Treaty of Versailles

1919

Hitler becomes German Chancellor

1933

Germany annexes Austria

1938

Directly violating the Treaty of Versailles

WWII

1939 - 1945

Berlin Wall is up

1961 - 1989

Germany is reunited

1990