Germany history

January 15, 2008 RENU

  1. 843AD- History begins with the treaty of Verdun, when the great empire of Charlemagne was divided among his grandsons. Germany was divided into duchies.
  2. 919-36 Henry the Fowler governed the united Germany
  3. 10th century-1806 Otho I founded the Holy Roman Empire of the German nation.
  4. 12th century- Germany was closely allied with Italy.
  5. 1138-52 Conrad ruled
  6. 1298-1308 Albert I of Austria ruled during which 3swiss counties freed themselves from Germany.
  7. 1307- Willian Tell shot the apple from his son’s head
  8. 1618-48 30yrs war involved nearly all Europe.
  9. 1701- Elector(who elects emperors) Frederick became king of Prussia. He strongly opposed Hapsburg rule.
  10. Prussia came through the 7yrs war victorious & was after that a military kingdom.
  11. 1858- William I was made regent of Prussia.
  12. 1866- Austria withdrew from German Confederation
  13. 70- Franco-German war resulted in crowning of William I emperor of all Germany.
  14. 88- He died & later his sons got the crown.
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