Twentieth century

  • The Spanish flu epidemic

     The Spanish flu epidemic
    Nuclear weapons, nuclear power, and space exploration, nationalism and decolonization, technological developments, and Cold War and post-Cold War conflicts dominated the twentieth century and are the major political events that unfolded in the 20th-century
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    Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, pianist and conductor. He was the first American-born conductor to achieve worldwide fame.
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    The term ism is used to name a philosophical, literary or artistic current, especially when it is ephemeral. In general, isms are avant-garde movements characterized by innovation or experimental status. An ism questions the status quo and seeks to transcend accepted limits.
  • World War II

    World War II
    La Segunda Guerra Mundial ​ fue un conflicto militar global que se desarrolló entre 1939 y 1945. En ella se vieron implicadas la mayor parte de las naciones del mundo —incluidas todas las grandes
  • The musical genre disco was created

    The musical genre disco was created
    Disco originated in underground clubs in the late 1960s and became the hottest music in the world for the following decade.
  • Leonora Carrington

    Leonora Carrington
    Mary Leonora Carrington was an English surrealist painter and writer who became a Mexican citizen.
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    The exacerbation of nationalism

    The 20th century was marked by the slow adoption of nationalism throughout the world with the destruction of the European colonial empires, the Soviet Union and several other smaller multinational states.
  • José María Aznar

    José María Aznar
    On December 31, 2000, the government of José María Aznar eliminated compulsory military service.