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History of Europe

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Amanda Skie

on 20 October 2014

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History of Europe

776 BC
First Olympic Games held in Delphi
753 BC
Rome was founded
470-399 BC
True wisdom comes to each of us
when we realize how little we
understand about life, ourselves,
and the world around us.
- Socrates
Plato and Aristotle
331-334 BC
Alexander the Great conquered the Persian Empire.
312 BC
Aqua Appia constructed
44 BC
Beware the Ides of March!
Julius Caesar was assassinated!
30 BC
Cleopatra and Mark Antony committed suicide, leaving Egypt a Roman province.
80 AD
The Colosseum was built
400-600 AD
The decline of the Roman Empire
710-730 AD
Muslim troops cross Strait of
Gibraltar, conquering Spain
741-813 AD
Charlemagne expands Frankish Empire
793-911 AD
Vikings expanded empire to include England, Ireland, Northern France, and Iceland.
Founded Dublin and gained Normandy, France
1057 AD
William the Conqueror gained all of England for France
1066 AD
Tower of London constructed
1099 - 1300 AD
The Crusades began - deaths of Muslims and Christians resulted
1252 AD
The Inquisition
1347 - 1350 AD
The Black Death
1350 - 1500 AD
1500 - 1600 AD
Colonies were settled by French, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese and English throughout New World and Africa
1517 AD
Protestant Reformation began
1491 AD
Birth of Henry VIII
6 wives
1588 AD
Defeat of Spanish Armada
French Revolution
The Moderate Stage
The Radical Stage
The Age of Napoleon
Industrial Revolution
World War I
World War II
1750 - 1850 AD
1845 -1849
Irish potato famine killed nearly 1 million Irish.
Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Trench warfare
Adolf Hitler
Benito Mussolini
Hideki Tojo
Work makes you free
Over 5 million Jewish deaths
Operation Overlord
11 Million
6 million Polish
3 million - Jews
3 million - Christians
Jehovah's Witnesses
Roma Gypsies
Pink Triangles
Sterilization for African children
Death/Divorce for spouses of Jews
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