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

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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1917 Russian Revolution Causes and Events

1917 Russian Revolution Timeline

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and main events of the 1917 Russian Revolution.

NB. The dates used are those of the Julian Calendar, which was in use in Russia at the time of the Russian Revolution.

See also: Tsarist Russia 1855 – 1922
Vladimir Lenin 1870 – 1924

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American War of Independence Causes and Events 1763 – 1784

 This timeline details the main causes and events of the American War of Independence also known as the American Revolutionary War Main Causes 1763 (15th February) Seven Years War The war ended with the British and their allies victorious. 1763 (late February) The British Prime Minister, John Stuart, Earl of Bute, decided that it would … Read more American War of Independence Causes and Events 1763 – 1784

The Stuart Period 1603 – 1714

The Stuart Period 1603 - 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuart period from the accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714.

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Nicholas II Tsar of Russia 1868 – 1918

Born – 18th May 1868 Died – 17th July 1918 Royal House – Romanov Father – Tsar Alexander III of Russia (1845 – 1894) Mother – Maria Fyodorovna (1847 – 1928) Spouse – Alexandra Feodorovna – (1872 – 1918) Children – Olga (1895 – 1918), Tatiana (1897 – 1918), Maria (1899 – 1918), Anastasia (1901 … Read more Nicholas II Tsar of Russia 1868 – 1918

International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991

Cold War Map

 This timeline details the main events of the period known as the Cold War and is linked to the GCSE topic International Relations: The Cold War Era 1945 – 1991

See Also:
Leaders of the Soviet Union 1922 – 1991
Presidents of the United States 1789 – Present day

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