Table of Data Points

Tag : Europe

1933-02-27Reichstag Fire

Fears of Communist uprising is fueled by a fire in the Reichstag.

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1933-01-30Hitler becomes Chancellor

Following a political impass, Hilter becomes the Chancellor of Germany.

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1932-04-10Hindenburg defeats Hitler

Field Marshal von Hindenburg defeats Adolf Hitler in presidential election.

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1932-04-10Nazis gain pre-eminance

The Nazi party becomes the largest party in the Reichstag.

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1932-01-011934-12-31Geneva disarmament fails

An international Disarmament Conference in Geneva fails to slow military buildup.

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1924-01-21Vladimir Lenin dies

Joseph Stalin emerges as Lenin's successor and begins the creation of a totalitarian industrial state.

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1923-11-09Munich Putsch

Adolf Hitler, backed by Erich Ludendorff (former Chief of Staff to Hindenburg during WW1), attempts a coup. The coup fails and Hitler is imprisoned. During his nine month internment, he writes his politiclal manifesto, Mein Kampf.

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Benito Mussolini and the Fascist Party gain power in Italy, following a violent campaign.

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1921-06-28Treaty of Versailles

The Peace Settlement signed by Germany and Allied powers that ended WW1.

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1912-06-23Alan Turing Born

A pioneer of computer science who devised a number of techniques for breaking German ciphers, including the method of the bombe, a machine used to crack Enigma. He, arguably, made the greatest single contribution to the allied war effort.

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