Unification of Germany (IB) 1848-1871

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  • Failed Revolutions (1848-1850)

    Failed Revolutions (1848-1850)
    Failed revolutions within the German states, common aim: Unify Germany
  • Austria and Prussia restore the German Confederation

    Austria and Prussia restore the German Confederation
    Austria and Prussia restore the German Confederation
  • Failure of the Frankfurt Assembly

    Failure of the Frankfurt Assembly
    The first freely elected parliament for all Germany fails.
    P.S: Not exact date, but in 1850
  • Otto von Bismarck becomes the Minister President of Prussia

    Otto von Bismarck becomes the Minister President of Prussia
    Otto von Bismarck becomes the Minister President of Prussia
  • Austria & Prussia vs. Denmark

    Austria & Prussia vs. Denmark
    Win for Austria and Prussia, they are given Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg, whcih has been contested for a while
    PS. Not exact date: lasted from 1 Feb - 30 Oct
  • "Seven Weeks War"

    "Seven Weeks War"
    Prussia vs. Austria and the German States. (14. Jun - 23 Aug)
    Called the "Seven Weeks War", quick win for Prussia.
    Result:
    - Formation of the North German Confederation
    - Dissolution of the German Confederation
  • Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)

    Franco-Prussian War (1870-71)
    P.S: Not exact date, lasts from 19 July 1870 - 10th May 1871.
    The German Empire was formed during the war, see other timeline point.
    Treaty of Frankfurt at the end in May 1871:
    - Germany annexes Alsace-Lorraine
    - France has to pay war reparations to Germany (Germany later complains abotu war reparations forced upon them by France after WW1)
  • Unification of Germany

    Unification of Germany
    The Empire of Germany unified under Otto Von Bismarck.
    As a result: Germany on the rise economically and industrially.