What are some key events in the history of Germany?


  • Medieval Germany:
  • The Protestant Reformation: 1517-1648:
  • The Council of Trent and Counter Reformation: 1545-1563:
  • The Peace of Augsburg: 1555:
  • The Thirty Years’ War and Peace of Westphalia: 1618-1648:
  • 1799-1815: Napoleonic Wars:
  • Emigration Prior to 1800:
  • What were the major events that took place in Germany during the 1920’s?

    The Weimar Republic (1919-1933)

    • 1919 – Weimar Established.
    • 1920 – Berlin Kapp Putsch.
    • 1920 – Founding of the Nazi Party.
    • 1920 – Otto Braun, Prussian Prime Minister.
    • 1920 – Paul Whitman Band Brings American Jazz to Germany.
    • 1921 – Cabinet of Dr.
    • 1922 – Founding of Hitler Youth.

    What was Germany doing in 1918?

    The German Revolution or November Revolution (German: Novemberrevolution) was a civil conflict in the German Empire at the end of the First World War that resulted in the replacement of the German federal constitutional monarchy with a democratic parliamentary republic that later became known as the Weimar Republic.

    What happened to Germany in late 1918?

    Germany in late 1918 was on the brink of collapse and invasion. Its leaders began seeking an armistice, triggering civilian and political unrest. 5. The Kiel mutiny of October 1918 expanded into nationwide unrest that became the German Revolution.

    What was happening in Germany 1883?

    German company AEG is founded in Berlin. Germany gets the world’s first national social health insurance system by legislation of Otto von Bismarck’s social legislation, which included the Health Insurance Bill of 1883.

    What happened on 9th November 1918?

    1918: Emperor Wilhelm II was dethroned in the November Revolution by his chancellor Max von Baden, who published the news of an abdication before the emperor had abdicated. Philipp Scheidemann proclaimed the German republic from a window of the Reichstag.

    Who ruled Germany 1918?

    Weimar Republic

    German Reich Deutsches Reich
    Demonym(s) German
    Government Federal semi-presidential republic (1919–1930) Federal presidential republic (1930–1933)
    • 1919–1925 Friedrich Ebert

    What happened in Germany in the 19th century?

    The nineteenth century was a time of intensive change to Germany and its people. The collapse of the Holy Roman Empire created a void which allowed the rise of a new type of German empire to rise to power which would compete with the established world powers.