Lorenzo II de Medici, Duke of Urbino 1492 – 1519

Born – 12th September 1492 Died – 4th May 1519 Father – Piero the Unfortunate (1472 – 1503) Mother – Alfonsina Orsini (1472 – 1520) Spouse – Madeleine de La Tour d’Auvergne Children – by Madeleine – Catherine de Medici (1519 – 1589), illegitimate – Alessandro, Duke of Florence (1510 – 1537) Lord of Florence … Read more Lorenzo II de Medici, Duke of Urbino 1492 – 1519

War on Terror 2001 – Present Day

This timeline details the main events in the War on Terror from 2001 – present day 2001 (11th September) 9/11 Attack Four aeroplanes were hijacked by members of Al Qaeda. Two were crashed into the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York, one was crashed into the Pentagon in Washington and the … Read more War on Terror 2001 – Present Day

King Henry II of France 1519 – 1559

Born – 31st March 1519 Died – 10th July 1559 Father – King Francis I (1494 – 1547) Mother – Claude of Brittany (1499 – 1524) Spouse – m. 1514 – Catherine de Medici (1519 – 1589) Children – King Francis II (1544 – 1560), Elizabeth (1545 – 1568), Claude (1547 – 1575), Louis Duke … Read more King Henry II of France 1519 – 1559

UK Prime Ministers 1721 to Present Day

This timeline details all UK Prime Ministers from 1721 to present day Sir Robert Walpole 1st Earl of Orford Whig Party 4th April 1721 – 16th February 1742   The term ‘Prime Minister’ was first used to describe Walpole as the most important man in government and the term has been used ever since. He … Read more UK Prime Ministers 1721 to Present Day

Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

Born – 960 Died – 3rd February 1014 Father – Harald Bluetooth (910 – 986) Mother – Gyrid Olafsdottir (dates not known) Spouse – m. c990, div c1000 – Gunhilda (d. c1015), m. c1000 – Sigrid (d. c1013) Children –  by Gunhilda – Thyra (b. 993), King Canute (994 – 1035), King Harald II of Denmark (995 – … Read more Sweyn Forkbeard King of Denmark and England 960 – 1014

The American Dream – United States of America 1915 – 1988

This timeline details the main events in twentieth century United States of America History and is linked to the A-Level topic In Search of the American Dream: The USA c.1917 – 1996 1915 (during) The United States of America was 126 years old. Its system of government was well established and its policies gave rise … Read more The American Dream – United States of America 1915 – 1988

Prime Ministers of Australia 1901 – Present

Prime Ministers of Australia - Scott Morrison

A Timeline of Prime Ministers of Australia from 1901 to present day

In 1788 British ships arrived in Sydney, New South Wales and a penal colony was established. Over the next hundred years more colonies were established, each ruled by a Governor responsible to the British Parliament. Each colony had its own laws and travelling from one colony to another meant passing through border controls. At the end of the nineteenth century, after several years of campaigning, the six colonies decided to come together as the Federation of Australia. A constitution was drawn up and approved by the British Parliament and Queen Victoria. The Federation of Australia came into effect on 1st January 1901.

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Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland 1919 – Present

Michael Martin

A Timeline of Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland from 1919 to present day

In January 1919, members of Sinn Féin refused to take their seats in Westminster. Instead they formed their own parliament Dáil Éireann and pushed for self-governance. The Anglo-Irish Treaty of December 1921 granted self-government to 26 counties of Ireland, to be named the Irish Free State, while the other 6 counties in the north remained a part of the United Kingdom. The treaty included a clause which stated that the government of Ireland had to swear allegiance to the British monarch. Members of Sinn Féin, including leader Éamon de Valera refused to take this oath and did not take their seats in government. In 1931 the Statute of Westminster passed full authority to the Irish Free State. Éamon de Valera founded a new party Fianna Fáil and when he was elected he abolished the Oath of Allegiance. In 1937 de Valera changed the constitution and the Irish Free State became Ireland. In 1949 Ireland became the Republic of Ireland.

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Martin Luther King 1929 – 1968

Born – 15th January 1929 Died – 4th April 1968 – assassinated Father – Rev Michael King (1899 – 1984) Mother – Alberta Williams (1904 – 1974) Spouse – m. 1953 – Coretta Scott (1927 – 2006) Children – Yolanda (1955 – 2007), Martin (b. 1957), Dexter (b. 1961), Bernice (b. 1963) Known to History … Read more Martin Luther King 1929 – 1968

Catherine the Great 1729 – 1796

Born – 2nd May 1729 Died – 16th November 1796 Father – Christian August, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1690 – 1747) Mother – Princess Johanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp (1712 – 1760) Spouse – m. 1745 – Tsar Peter III of Russia (1728 – 1762) Children – by Peter III – Paul I of Russia (1754 – … Read more Catherine the Great 1729 – 1796

Leaders of the Soviet Union 1922 – 1991

A Timeline of Leaders of the Soviet Union from 1922 – 1991 See also: Tsars/ Emperors and Empresses of Russia 1547 – 1917 Presidents of Russia 1991 – Present Vladimir Lenin 30th December 1922 – 21st January 1924 Leader of the Bolshevik Party during the Russian Revolution, Lenin became leader of the Union of Soviet … Read more Leaders of the Soviet Union 1922 – 1991

Leon Trotsky 1879 – 1940

Born – 7th November 1879 Died – 21st August 1940 Father – David Leontyevich Bronstein (1847-1922) Mother – Anna Lvovna (1850-1910) Spouses – m. 1899 div. 1902 – Aleksandra Sokolovskaya (1872 – 1938); m. 1903 – Natalia Sedova (1882 – 1962) Children – by Aleksandra – Zinaida Volkova (1901 – 1933), Nina Nevelson (1902 – … Read more Leon Trotsky 1879 – 1940

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870 – 1924

Born – 22nd April 1870 Died – 21st January 1924 Father – Ilya Nikolayevich Ulyanov (1831 – 1886) Mother – Maria Alexandrovna Blank (1835 – 1916) Spouse – m. 1898 – Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869 – 1939) Children – None See Also: Tsarist Russia 1870 (22nd April) Vladimir Lenin was born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov to Ilya … Read more Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 1870 – 1924

Brexit Key Events 2013 –

This timeline shows the key events in Brexit – the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. 2013 (23rd January) Prime Minister David Cameron made a speech promising the people of the United Kingdom a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union if his Conservative Party won the next General Election. 2015 … Read more Brexit Key Events 2013 –

Marc Antony 83 BCE – 30 BCE

Marc AntonyFather – Marcus Antonius Creticus
Mother – Julia Antonia
Spouses – Antonia Minor, Fulvia, Octavia Minor, Cleopatra
Children – Antonia Prima, Marcus Antonius Antyllus, Lullus Antonius, Antonia Major, Antonia Minor, Alexander Helios, Cleopatra Selene II, Ptolemy Philadelphus

 

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Octavian, Caesar Augustus 63 BCE – 14 CE

Born – 23rd September 63 BCE Died – 19th August 14 CE Father – Gaius Octavius (100 – 59 BCE) Adoptive Father – Julius Caesar (100 – 44 BCE) Mother – Atia Balba Caesoia (85 – 43 BCE) Spouses – m. 43 BCE div 41 BCE – Clodia Pulchra (b. 56 BCE); m. 40 BCE … Read more Octavian, Caesar Augustus 63 BCE – 14 CE

Kings and Queens of Scotland and Britain 843 to Present Day

Kings and Queens of ScotlandThis timeline details all Kings and Queens of Scotland from 843 to present day

From 1603 England, Wales and Scotland have shared Kings and Queens

See also – Kings and Queens of England 827 – Present Day

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JFK, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 – 1963

JFK, President John KennedyFather – Joseph Kennedy
Mother – Rose Fitzgerald
Spouse – Jacqueline Bouvier
Children – Arabella, Caroline, John, Patrick
President of the United States – 1961 – 1963
Predecessor – Dwight Eisenhower – 1953 – 1961
Successor – Lyndon Baines Johnson – 1963 – 1969

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