Napoleon Bonaparte 1769 – 1821

Born – 15th August 1769 Died – 5th May 1821 Father – Carlo Buonaparte (1746 – 1785) Mother – Letizia Ramolino (1750 – 1836) Spouse – m. 1796, div. 1810 – Josephine de Beauharnais (1763 – 1814); m. 1810 – Marie Louise of Austria (1791 – 1847) Children – by Marie Louise – Napoleon (1811 … Read more Napoleon Bonaparte 1769 – 1821

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

The Irish Rebellion of 1798 Causes and Events

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and events of the Irish Rebellion of 1798. Causes of the Irish Rebellion 1695 – 1728 Penal Laws These were a series of laws that placed restrictions on Catholics in Ireland. Catholics were not allowed to: buy land; carry weapons; vote in elections; serve as members of … Read more The Irish Rebellion of 1798 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

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 Causes 1905 (16th January) … Read more 1917 Russian Revolution Causes and Events

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

Hungarian Revolution 1956

 This timeline details the main events of the Hungarian Revolution, also known as the Hungarian Uprising of 1956 See Also: International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991 Long Term Causes 1940 (20th November) Tripartite Pact Hungary signed this Pact and joined the Axis Powers in World War Two. 1944 (early) Hungarian Prime Minister, Miklos … Read more Hungarian Revolution 1956

1905 Russian Revolution Causes and Events 1861 – 1906

This timeline is a chronology of the causes and main events of the 1905 Revolution in Russia. See also: 1917 Russian Revolution Tsarist Russia 1855 – 1922 Tsar Nicholas II 1868 – 1918 Long Term Causes 1861 (3rd March) Serfdom was abolished when Tsar Alexander II signed the Emancipation of the Serfs Decree bringing serfdom … Read more 1905 Russian Revolution Causes and Events 1861 – 1906

The Stuarts 1603 – 1714

This timeline details the main events of the Stuarts accession of James I, VI of Scotland to the death of Queen Anne in 1714. 1603 (24th March) The period of the Stuarts began when James VI of Scotland became King James I of England, Ireland and Wales after Elizabeth I died. James was the son … Read more The Stuarts 1603 – 1714

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

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 1945 (4th – 11th February) Yalta … Read more International Relations: The Cold War 1945 – 1991