French Revolution 1789 – 1799 Causes and Events

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and events of the French Revolution. NB – The Storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789 has been given as the start of the events of the revolution. However, some historians give the meeting of the Estates General on 5th May as the start of the … Read more French Revolution 1789 – 1799 Causes and Events

French Open Women’s Singles Winners 1897 – Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the French Open Women’s Singles Tennis Competition For the first 27 years it was only open to members of French tennis clubs. The tournament moved to its present location, Roland Garros Stadium, in 1925 It is played over 2 weeks, late May/ early June. The … Read more French Open Women’s Singles Winners 1897 – Present

French Open Men’s Singles Winners 1891 to Present

This timeline gives a chronological listing of the winners of the French Open Men’s Singles Tennis Competition For the first 36 years it was only open to members of French tennis clubs. The tournament moved to its present location, Roland Garros Stadium, in 1925 It is played on clay over 2 weeks, late May/ early … Read more French Open Men’s Singles Winners 1891 to Present

Fred Trump 1905 – 1993

Born – 11th October 1905 Died – 25th June 1999 Father – Frederick Trump (1869 – 1918) Mother – Elizabeth Christ (1880 – 1966) Spouse – m. 1936 – Mary Anne MacLeod (1912 – 2000) Children – Maryanne (b. 1937), Freddie (1938 – 1981), Elizabeth (b. 1942),  Donald (b. 1946), Robert (1948 – 2020) Known … Read more Fred Trump 1905 – 1993

The Falklands War 1982

 This timeline details the main events of the Falklands War of 1982 Causes 1976 (29th March) General Jorge Rafael Videla became President of Argentina. Videla was head of the military that removed Isabel Martinez Peron, second wife of Juan Peron, from the position. 1981 (during) The Falkland Islanders voted in a referendum to remain a … Read more The Falklands War 1982

King Francis I of France 1494 – 1547

Born – 12th September 1494 Died – 31st March 1547 Father – Charles d’Orleans, Count of Angouleme (1459 – 1496) Mother – Louise of Savoy (1476 – 1531) Spouses – m. 1514 – Claude of Brittany (1499 – 1524); m. 1530 – Eleanor of Austria (1498 – 1558) Children – By Claude of Brittany – … Read more King Francis I of France 1494 – 1547

Field of the Cloth of Gold 1520

This timeline is a chronology of  the main events of the summit meeting between Henry VIII and Francis I known as the Field of the Cloth of Gold. 1518 (3rd October) The Treaty of London On the advice of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, King Henry VIII of England had agreed to make peace with King Francis … Read more Field of the Cloth of Gold 1520

Pilgrim Fathers 1607 – 1621

This timeline details the main events of the Pilgrim Fathers from their departure from England to the Netherlands in 1607 to the celebration of the first harvest in 1621. 1607 (during) Members of William Bradford’s congregation in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, began to be persecuted for their Separatist belief. They attempted to leave England for the Netherlands … Read more Pilgrim Fathers 1607 – 1621

Ferdinand II of Aragon 1452 – 1516

Ferdinand of Aragon

Father – King Juan (John) II of Aragon
Mother – Juana Enriquez
Spouse – Isabella of Castile
Children – Isabella, Juan, Joanna, Maria, Catalina (Catherine of Aragon)
King of Spain 1475 – 1516
Ruled jointly with Isabella of Castile 1475 – 1504
Successor – Charles I – 1516 – 1556

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand 1863 – 1914

Born – 18th December 1863 Died – 28th June 1914 (assassinated) Father – Archduke Karl Ludwig (1833 – 1896) Mother – Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies (1843 – 1871) Spouse – m. 1900 – Sophie Choteck von Chotkova (1868 – 1914) Children – Sophie (1901 – 1990), Maximillian (1902 – 1962), Ernst (1904 – 1954)  … Read more Archduke Franz Ferdinand 1863 – 1914