The first World War and the Russian Revolution.

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  • First avant-garde artists ( Europe and the world )

    First avant-garde artists ( Europe and the world )
    The best-known avant-garde artists were: Edvard Munch and Salvador Dali.
  • Munder in Sarajevo ( Europe and the world ) ( War of movement )

    Munder in Sarajevo ( Europe and the world ) ( War of movement )
    The attack on Sarajevo is the term used to describe the assassination, on 28 June 1914, of the heir to the crown of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, and his wife, the Duchess Sophie Chotek, in Sarajevo, capital of the imperial province of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Battle of Tannenberg ( Europe and the world ) ( War of movement )

    Battle of Tannenberg ( Europe and the world ) ( War of movement )
    The 1914 Battle of Tannenberg pitted the Russian and German Empires at the start of World War I, near the town of Allenstein in East Prussia. This confrontation proved to be of considerable importance in the Great War, and took place from 26 to 30 August 1914.
  • 1st battle of the Marne ( Europe and the world ) ( War of movement )

    1st battle of the Marne ( Europe and the world ) ( War of movement )
    The battle of Marne was a battle of the First World War that took place between September 5 and 12, 1914. The result was an allied victory over the German army.
  • Battle of the Somme ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )

    Battle of the Somme ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )
    The 1916 Somme battle was one of the longest and bloodiest of World War I, with more than a million casualties between the two sides. British and French forces attempted to break German lines along a forty-kilometre front north and south of the Somme River in northern France. The main purpose of the battle was to distract the German troops from the battle of Verdun.
  • Battle of Verdun ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )

    Battle of Verdun ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )
    The battle of Verdun, fought from February 21 to December 18, 1916, was the largest and longest battle of World War I on the western front between the German and French armies. The battle took place in the hills north of Verdun-sur-Meuse, in northeastern France.
  • February Revolution ( Russia ) ( Intervention in the European war )

    February Revolution ( Russia ) ( Intervention in the European war )
    The February Revolution of 1917 in the Russian Empire marked the first stage of the Russian Revolution of 1917. It caused the abdication of Tsar Nicholas II, put an end to the Russian monarchy and led to the formation of a provisional government.
  • USA joins the war.( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )

    USA joins the war.( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )
    The U. S. people asked Germany to declare war, but President Woodrow Wilson only protested. Germany pledged not to sink any more merchant ships, but since it did not comply with this agreement, the United States declared war on it in April 1917. American aid came into play when it was most needed.
  • The right of women over the age of 30 to vote ( United Kingdom ) ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )

    The right of women over the age of 30 to vote ( United Kingdom ) ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Trench warfare )
    The first rule only allowed women over the age of 30 to vote. British women's right to vote celebrates 100 years. 1917 began to consider a reform of the electoral law.
  • October Revolution ( Russia) ( Lenin )

    October Revolution ( Russia) ( Lenin )
    The October Revolution, also known as the Bolshevik Revolution and as the Great October Socialist Revolution according to both the official historiography of the former Soviet Union and according to some communist groups, was the second phase of the Russian Revolution of 1917, after the February Revolution.
  • CPSU ( Russia ) ( Civil War ) ( Lenin )

    CPSU  ( Russia ) ( Civil War ) ( Lenin )
    The Communist Party of the Soviet Union was the only legal political party in the Soviet Union, and one of the largest communist organizations in the world.
  • Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ( Russia ) ( Civil War ) ( Lenin )

    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk ( Russia ) ( Civil War ) ( Lenin )
    The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, also known as the Brest-Litovsk Peace, was signed on 3 March 1918 by Russia, Germany, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Bulgaria and the Ottoman Empire in the city of Brest-Litvosk, the current city of Belarus which at the beginning of the 20th century belonged to the Russian Empire.
  • 2nd battle of the Marne ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Final stage )

    2nd battle of the Marne ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Final stage )
    The Second Battle of the Marne or Battle of Reims (July 15-August 6, 1918) was the last major German offensive on the western front during World War I. It was the last major German offensive on the western front. The attack failed when an allied counterattack led by French and U. S. forces, equipped with several hundred tanks, disrupted the German right flank, causing serious casualties.
  • Execution of the tsar and his family ( Russia ) ( Civil War ) ( Lenin)

    Execution of the tsar and his family ( Russia ) ( Civil War ) ( Lenin)
    The murder or extermination of the imperial family Romanov and all those who decided to accompany them to prison (especially Eugene Botkin, Anna Demídova, Alekséi Trupp and Iván Jaritónov) was an event that took place in Ekaterinburg on the night of 16-17 July 1918.
  • Armistice ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Final stage )

    Armistice ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war ) ( Final stage )
    The Armistice of 11 November 1918, also known as Compiègne's Armistice, was a treaty signed on 11 November 1918 at 5. 20 a. m. (entered into force at 11 a. m. on that day), between the Allies and the German Empire, on a train carriage in the Compiègne forest, in order to end hostilities on the Western Front of the First World War.
  • Treaty of Versailles League of Nations ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war )

    Treaty of Versailles League of Nations ( Europe and the world ) ( First world war )
    The League of Nations was an international body created by the Treaty of Versailles on 28 June 1919. It was proposed to lay the foundations for peace and the reorganization of international relations after the end of the First World War.
  • Creation of the USSR ( Russia ) ( Lenin )

    Creation of the USSR ( Russia ) ( Lenin )
    The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was born on December 30, 1922, formed after the October Revolution of 1917. Its creation brought with it an era of economic prosperity and a new model of society.