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    1054 The Great Schism of 1054: Terminal crisis between the Greek speaking Eastern of the Byzantine empire and the Latin speaking Western empires within the Christian Church reached a terminal crisis and led to the development of the modern Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches  
         
    1071 Byzantine army is destroyed by Turks  
         
    1095 Emperor Alexius I sent an embassy to Pope Urban II regarding the atrocities in Jerusalem and the growing threat of the Turks to Constantinople and the whole of Europe. Peter the Hermit lead ordinary people in the 'People's Crusade' - most were unarmed  
         
    1096 August: Emperor Alexius I shipped the Peoples Crusade over the Bosphorus
October: The Peoples Crusade were annihilated by the Turks in Anatolia
Armed forces gathered at Constantinople to embark on the First Crusade
 
         
    1097 May – June: Siege of Nicacea
July: Battle of Dorylaeum
Oct 1097 - June 1098:  The Siege of Antioch
 
         
    1099 First Crusade . Jerusalem is re-taken from the Muslims on the urging of Pope Urban II. The start of antagonisms between Greeks and Crusaders  
         
    1118 The Knights Templar founded to protect Jerusalem and European pilgrims on their journey to the city
1118 to 1143 Reign of John II Comnenus
 
         
    1143 1143 to 1183: Reign of Manuel I Comnenus  
         
    1147 Second Crusade led by Holy Roman Emperor Conrad III and by King Louis VII of France  
         
    1183 1183 to 1185 Reign of Andronicus I Comnenus  
         
    1185 1185 to 1195 Reign of Isaac II Angelus
The Normans take Thessaloniki
 
         
    1190 Third Crusade 3rd Crusade led by Richard the Lionheart of England, Philip II of France, and Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I. Saladin manages to unite the Muslim world and recapture Jerusalem, sparking the fourth Crusade  
         
    1191 Cyprus taken from Byzantines by English King Richard I  
         
    1195 1195 to 1203 Reign of Alexius III  
         
    1198 King Richard of England sells Cyprus to Frankish crusaders  
         
    1200 Fourth Crusade and the French/Flemish advanced on Constantinople but the Christians fail to recapture Jerusalem  
         
    1207 Marco Sandolo founded the Duchy of Naxos  
         
    1212 The Children's Crusade led by a French peasant boy, Stephen of Cloyes  
         
    1217 1217 to 1219: Reign of Empress Yolande of Constantinople  
         
    1219 1219 to 1228 Reign of Robert of Constantinople  
         
    1222 1222 to 1254 Reign of John III Ducas Vatatzes in Nikaia  
         
    1212 The Children's Crusade led by a French peasant boy, Stephen of Cloyes  
         
    1246 The Empire of Thessalonika falls  
         
    1261 Reconquest of Constantinople by Michael VIII Palaiologos  
         
    1270 Other minor crusades follow but the armies still fail to capture Jerusalem  
         
    1348 The Black Death ravages Europe for the first of many times. An estimated one third of the population  is thought to have perished within the first year  
         
    1387 The Ionian Islands come under Venetian rule  
         
    1453 Byzantium / Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks  
         
    1538 Crete is attacked by the pirate Khair-ed-din Barbarossa  
         
    1566 the fall of Chios and the Ottoman Turks take control of all the east Aegean islands  
         
    1626 A famine on the island of Crete reduces the population by a over one fifth  
         
    1797 The Ionian Islands are conquered by France  
         
    1821 Greek revolution and declaration of national independence  
         
    1832 The 17 year old Bavarian prince, Otto, is crowned King of Greece  
         
    1864 Ionian Islands become part of independent Greece  
         
    1878 British rule of Cyprus  
         
    1912 King Constantine leads the Greek army against the Turks in Macedonia to victory  
         
    1912 1912 - 13: The the Balkan Wars  
         
    1913 Crete and the Northeastern Aegean Islands become part of independent Greece  
         
    1914 28 June - Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina provoking World War I
1914 -1918 World War I
 
         
    1923 Exchange of Greek and Turkish populations (the Greco-Turkish population exchange)  
         
    1939 1939-45 - World War 2  
         
    1945 August 1945 The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki  
         
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