World War I Timeline

  • Franco-Prussian War

    Prussia gave land to France.
  • Accession of Wilhelm II to the German Throne

    Wilhelm II Took the power over the German Empire.
  • Russo-Japanese War

    Russia had to end the war becausae they had revolution.
  • Entente Cordiale

    In 1907, Britain also entered into an alliance with Russia that was already in alliance with France. This formed the Triple Entente which in turn became the core of the Allies during World War I.
  • Bosnian Annexation Crisis

    In 1908, Austria-Hungary decided to annex Bosnia and Herzegovina that was formally an integral part of the Ottoman Empire.
  • Moroccan Crises

    The Moroccan Crises - the Tangler Crisis (1905-1906) and Agadir Crisis (1911) - brought the European powers on the brink of war.
  • Italo-Turkish War

    Between Italy and Turkey
  • Balkan Wars

    In 1912, Serbia, Greece, Montenegro and Bulgaria formed the Balkan League, a military alliance against the Ottoman Empire.
  • Invasion

    Germany invades Belgium, leading Britain to declare war on Germany.
  • More invasion

    Austria-Hungary invades Russia
  • Start if the war

    Gavrilo Princip assassinates Franz Ferdinand.
  • War

    Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia.
  • More people

    Ottoman Empire (Turkey) and Germany sign a secret treaty of alliance.
  • War

    Germany declares war on France.
  • Kaiser abdicated

    Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicated.
  • Armistice signed

    At 11 am, in the French town of Redonthes, the Armistice was signed bringing the war to an end.