Timeline created by mkoehr
  • Paneuropean Union

    Oldest European unification movement (Count Richard Nikolaus von Coudenhove-Kalergi)
  • Hague Congress

    Discussion about development of European political cooperation (Mitterand, Adenauer)
  • Schuman Declaration

    French governmental proposal to form a supranational community
  • European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)

    international organization to prevent war between European countries (Schuman, Adenauer)
  • Treaties of Rome

    Creation of the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC) and European Economic Community (EEC)
  • Merger Treaty

    Combination of the executive bodies of ECSC, Euratom, EEC into single organizational structure
  • Delors Commission

    1985 - 1994: Jacques Delors served as the 8th President of the European Commission
  • Single European Act

    Set goals as establishing single market and codified European political cooperation
  • Treaty of Maastricht

    creation of the structure of the European Union
  • Treaty of Amsterdam

    emphasized citizenship and individual rights