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The European Union

  • End of the Second World War

    End of the Second World War
    In 1945, the Second World War finished in Europe.
  • United Nations

    United Nations
    After the Second World War, the United Nations is founded. This organisation was created to maintain peace and security. The United Nations ir formed of 193 countries.
  • Beginning of the Cold War

    Beginning of the Cold War
    The Cold War was a war between USA (Unites States of America) vs the USRR (Union of Socialist Soviet Republics).
  • The Treaty of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)

    The Treaty of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC)
    Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Italy and the Netherlands, signed a treaty that establish the European Coal and Steel Community. This happened in 1951.
  • Treaties of Rome (European Economic Community and European Atomic Energy Community)

    Treaties of Rome (European Economic Community and European Atomic Energy Community)
    The treaty of Rome, was created for six countries that are: Belgium, France, Italy, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. This treaty created the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community.
  • Merger treaty

    Merger treaty
    The institutions converts in one.
  • Three countries joined the community

    Three countries joined the community
    In 1973, Ireland, United Kingdom and Denmark joined the communities.
  • The European council

    The European council
    In 1974, the European council was formed.
  • End of the dictatorship in two countries

    End of the dictatorship in two countries
    In 1975, in Spain and Portugal, that were countries with dictatorships. In this year, finished the dictatorships in these countries.
  • A country joined the community

    A country joined the community
    Greece joined the European Union.
  • Two countries joined the community

    Two countries joined the community
    Spain and Portugal joined the community
  • The Maastricht Treaty

    The Maastricht Treaty
    The treaty of Maastricht, change the name of the community and the new name is the European Union.
  • Three countries joined the European Union

    Three countries joined the European Union
    In 1995, Sweden, Finland and Austria joined the communities.
  • Treaty of Amsterdam

    Treaty of Amsterdam
    This treaty is signed in the capital of the Netherlands.
  • The Euro

    The Euro
    The euro was created in 1999. Only 12 countries used it when was created, but now 19 countries use it.
  • Ten countries joined the European Union

    Ten countries joined the European Union
    In 2004 Estonia, Lituania, Poland, Chequia, Slovakia, Chipre, Malta, Hungary, Lavia and Eslovenia joined the European Union.
  • Constitutional Treaty

    Constitutional Treaty
  • Two countries joined the European Union

    Two countries joined the European Union
    Bulgaria and Romania joined the European Union in this year.
  • Treaty of Lisbon

    Treaty of Lisbon
  • One country joined the European Union

    One country joined the European Union
    In 2013, Croatia joined the European Union.
  • One country leaves the European Union

    One country leaves the European Union
    United Kingdom leaves the European Union in 2020.