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European Diplomacy

1850-1915

 

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  • 1854-1856: Crimean War.
  • 1872: Russia, Germany and Austria form the Three Emperor's League.
  • 1877: Russo-Turkish War.
  • 1879: Germany and Austria form the Dual Alliance.
  • 1878: Treaty of San Stephano.
  • 1882: The Triple Alliance is formed: Germany, Italy and Austria.
  • 1884-1885: The Congress of Berlin decides the fate of Africa.African Chronology
  • 1887: Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia.
  • 1890: The new German ministry under Caprivi fails to renew the Reinsurance Treaty with Russia.
  • 1893-1894: Russo-Frankish Alliance.
  • 1898: Crisis at Fashoda.
    • First Germany Naval Law: Germany challenges Britain for control of the seas.
  • 1899: Boer War begins.
  • 1902: Anglo-Japanese Alliance.
    • Boer War ends.
  • 1904: France and Britain conclude an entente.
  • 1904-1905: Russo-Japanese War.
  • 1905: First Moroccan Crisis.
  • 1907: Britain and Russia conclude an entente.
  • 1908: Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • 1911: Second Moroccan Crisis.
  • 1912-1913: First Balkan War.
  • 1913: Second Balkan War.
  • 1914: World War I begins.

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