Presidents of the United States/ US Presidents 1789 – Present Day

This timeline details all US Presidents from 1789 to 2021 See also: Republican Presidential Tickets (Nominees) Democratic Presidential Tickets (Nominees) George Washington No Political Party 30th April 1789 – 4th March 1797 George Washington was unanimously elected first US President following the American War of Independence.  John Adams Federalist 4th March 1797 – 4th March … Read more

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

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

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

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

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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George Washington 1732 – 1799

Born – 22nd February 1732 Died – 14th December 1799 Father – Augustine Washington (1694 – 1743) Mother – Mary Ball (1709 – 1789) Spouse – m. 1759 – Martha Dandridge Custis (1731 – 1802) Children – None – stepchildren – John (1754 – 1781), Martha (1756 – 1773) President of the United States – … Read more

Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland 1919 – Present

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 … Read more

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

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

David Cameron 1966 – Present

Born – 9th October 1966 Father – Ian Cameron (1932 – 2010) Mother – Mary Mount (b. 1934) Spouse – m. 1996 – Samantha Sheffield (b. 1971) Children – Ivan (2002 – 2009), Nancy (b. 2004), Arthur (b. 2006), Florence (b. 2010) Prime Minister of the United Kingdom – 2010 – 2016 Preceded by – … Read more

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

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

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 Leader of the Soviet Union 1922 – 1924 Succeeded by – Joseph Stalin 1924 – 1953 … Read more

Joseph Stalin 1878 – 1953

Born – 18th December 1878 Died – 5th March 1953 Father – Besarion Jurghashvili (1850 – 1909) Mother – Ekaterine Geladze (1858 – 1937) Spouses – m. 1906 – Ekaterine Svanidze (1885 – 1907), m. 1919 – Nadezhda Alliluyeva (1901 – 1932) Children – by Ekaterine – Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907 – 1943),  by Nadezhda – … Read more

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

Kings and Queens of Scotland and Britain 843 to Present Day

This 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 HOUSE OF ALPIN Kenneth I – 843 – 13th February 858 Son of Alpin, King of Dal Riata … Read more

Ubba Ragnarsson d. 877

Born – c 810 Died – 878 Father – Ragnar Lothbrok (d.865) Mother – Aslaug Sigurdsdottir Spouse – No known spouse Children – No known children 810 (around) A son, Ubba was born to the legendary Viking, Ragnar Lothbrok, and possibly Aslaug Sigurdsdottir. The records are unclear as to Ubba’s parentage but he is recorded … Read more

JFK, President John Fitzgerald Kennedy 1917 – 1963

Born – 29th May 1917 Died – 22nd November 1963 (assassinated) Father – Joseph Kennedy (1888 – 1969) Mother – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Spouse – Jacqueline Bouvier (1929 – 1994) Children – Arabella (1956), Caroline (b. 1957), John (1960 – 1999), Patrick (1963) President of the United States – 1961 – 1963 Predecessor … Read more