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

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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Boris Johnson 1964 – Present

Born – 19th June 1964 Father – Stanley Johnson (1940 – ) Mother – Charlotte Fawcett (1942 – ) Partners – 1. Allegra Mostyn-Owen (m. 1987), 2. Marina Wheeler (m. 1993), 3. Carrie Symonds (engaged) Children – by Marina Wheeler – Lara Lettice (b. 1993), Milo Arthur (b. 1995), Cassia Peaches (b. 1997); by Carrie … Read more Boris Johnson 1964 – Present

Thomas Jefferson 1743 – 1826

Thomas Jefferson

Father – Peter Jefferson
Mother – Jane Randolph
Spouses – Martha Wayles Skelton
Children – Martha (Patsy), Jane, unnamed son, Mary (Polly), Lucy Elizabeth, Lucy Elizabeth
President of the United States – 1801 – 1809
Predecessor – John Adams 1797 – 1801
Successor – James Madison 1809 – 1817

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Joseph Kennedy Sr 1888 – 1969

Born – 6th September 1888 Died – 18th November 1969 Father – Patrick Joseph Kennedy (1858 – 1929) Mother – Mary Augusta Hickey (1857 – 1923) Spouse – m. 1914 – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Children – Joseph Jr (1915 – 1944), John (1917 – 1963), Rosemary (1918 – 2005), Kathleen (1920 – 1948), … Read more Joseph Kennedy Sr 1888 – 1969

Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland 1919 – Present

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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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Robert (Bobby) Kennedy 1925 – 1968

Born – 20th November 1925 Died – 6th June 1968 Father – Joseph Kennedy (1888 – 1969) Mother – Rose Fitzgerald (1890 – 1995) Spouse – m. 1950 – Ethel Skakel (b. 1928) Children – Kathleen (b. 1951), Joseph (b. 1952), Robert Jr (b. 1954), David (1955 – 1984), Courtney (b. 1956), Michael (1958 – … Read more Robert (Bobby) Kennedy 1925 – 1968

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

Nikolai Bukharin 1888 – 1938

Born – 27th September 1888 Died – 15th March 1938 – executed Father – Ivan Gavrilovich Bukharin Mother – Liubov Ivanovna Bukharin Spouses – Esfir Gurvich; m. 1934 – Anna Larina (1914 – 1996) Children –  by Esfir – Svetlana (1922 -2003); by Anna Larina – Yuri Larin (b. 1936)  Known to History – Bolshevik revolutionary … Read more Nikolai Bukharin 1888 – 1938

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 –

Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 1945

This timeline details the main events in Weimar and Nazi Germany from 1918 – 1945 Weimar Republic 1918 (9th November) Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated and Germany was declared a Republic. A provisional coalition government was formed. It was made up of SPD (German Social Democratic Party) and USPD (Independent German Social Democratic Party) members under the … Read more Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918 – 1945

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

The Tudors 1485 – 1603

This timeline details the main events that happened during the reign of the Tudors from the Battle of Bosworth Field in 1485 to the accession of James I in 1603 See also: Tudor Executions 1485 – 1603 22nd August 1485 Henry Tudor defeated Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. He was proclaimed King … Read more The Tudors 1485 – 1603

Lyndon Baines Johnson 1908 – 1973

Lyndon B JohnsonFather – Samuel Ealy Johnson
Mother – Rebekah Baines
Spouse – Claudia Thompson (Bird)
Children – Lynda, Luci
President of the United States – 1963 – 1969
Predecessor – John F Kennedy – 1961 – 1963
Successor – Richard Nixon – 1969 – 1974

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Pompey Magnus 106 BCE – 48 BCE

Born – 29th September 106 BCE Died – 28th September 48 BCE Father – Gnaeus Pompeius Strabo (135 – 87 BCE) Mother – Not known Spouses – m. 86 BCE, div. 82 BCE – Antistia; m. 82 BCE – Aemilia (100 – 82 BCE); m. 79 BCE div. 61 BCE – Mucia Tertia; m. 59 BCE … Read more Pompey Magnus 106 BCE – 48 BCE

Julius Caesar 100 BCE – 44 BCE

Julius Caesar

Father – Gaius Julius Caesar
Mother – Aurelia Cotta
Spouse – Cornelia, Pompeia, Calpurnia
Children – Julia, Caesarion, Octavian (adopted)
Dictator of Rome – 49 BCE – 44 BCE

Please note: we have chosen to use the new format BCE (before common era) rather than the old BC (before Christ)

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Donald John Trump 1946 –

Donald TrumpFather – Fred Trump
Mother – Mary MacLeod Trump
Spouse – Ivana Zelnickova, Marla Maples, Melania Knauss
Children – by Ivana -Donald, Ivanka, Eric; by Marla – Tiffany; by Melania – Barron
President of the United States – 2017 – Present
Predecessor – Barack Obama – 2009 – 2017

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