Systematic persecution of germany s jews escalates. Timeline and history overview 476 german goth odoacer becomes king of italy signaling an end to the western roman empire.
The southern german states unite with.
Brief history of germany timeline. Otto ii holy roman emperor 973 83. A timeline of the history of germany medieval germany. Emperor william ii abdicates and goes into exile.
As france and england began their centuries long evolution into united nation states germany was racked by a ceaseless series of wars among local rulers. Germany is a major industrial country in north central europe with its capital in berlin. Frankish and saxon nobles elect henry i german king 919 36.
German empire extends to elbe river and southeast to vienna. Today germany is a wealthy country with a high standard of living. A historian of the ottoman empire and modern turkey he is a publisher of popular.
509 the king of the franks chlothar i took control of much of germany. After his death his empire breaks up and part of it becomes germany. The french crush the prussians at jena.
The deutsche mark lost its status as legal tender in germany. Physical euro currency was introduced. Is the editor of history on the net and host of the history unplugged podcast.
Wilhelm met with representatives of the moroccan sultan abdelaziz of morocco in. Weimar republic gives way to a one party state. Germany profile timeline early modern germany.
An elected assembly representing all germany called the. It is bordered by nine countries and has two northern coastal boundaries on the baltic sea and the north sea. Otto i otto the great german king 936 73 gains control of middle kingdom and holy roman empire of the german nadon begins with his coronation as emperor in 962.
Medieval germany was marked by division. Beginning of the weimar republic based on a new. He is considered the father of the german.
800 charlemagne is crowned the holy roman emperor. The habsburg dynasty s long monopoly of the crown of the holy roman empire provided only the semblance of german unity. After being at the center of a pair of world wars and an ideological battle between west and east germany has emerged as a high tech future oriented democracy with a vibrant culture.
German history timeline timeline description. Germany then faced the task of raising living standards in the east to the same level as those in the west. On 9 november 1989 the berlin wall was opened.
Germany joined the euro in 1999. Timeline of german history 20th century. The history of germany has been nothing if not eventful.
Following the collapse of communism germany was reunited on 3 october 1990. This nazi germany timeline includes critical dates that led to the rise and fall of the third reich the holocaust and the beginning of world war 2.