History Of Greece Timeline

History of Greece Timeline

History of Greece Timeline
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The Great Schism
The Greeks and the Crusaders
Ionian Islands become part of independent Greece
Greek revolution and declaration of national independence
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  1054The 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 
  1071Byzantine army is destroyed by Turks 
  1095Emperor 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 
  1096August: 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
  1097May – June: Siege of Nicacea
July: Battle of Dorylaeum
Oct 1097 - June 1098:  The Siege of Antioch
  1099First Crusade . Jerusalem is re-taken from the Muslims on the urging of Pope Urban II. The start of antagonisms between Greeks and Crusaders 
  1118The Knights Templar founded to protect Jerusalem and European pilgrims on their journey to the city
1118 to 1143 Reign of John II Comnenus
  11431143 to 1183: Reign of Manuel I Comnenus 
  1147Second Crusade led by Holy Roman Emperor Conrad III and by King Louis VII of France 
  11831183 to 1185 Reign of Andronicus I Comnenus 
  11851185 to 1195 Reign of Isaac II Angelus
The Normans take Thessaloniki
  1190Third 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 
  1191Cyprus taken from Byzantines by English King Richard I 
  11951195 to 1203 Reign of Alexius III 
  1198King Richard of England sells Cyprus to Frankish crusaders 
  1200Fourth Crusade and the French/Flemish advanced on Constantinople but the Christians fail to recapture Jerusalem 
  1207Marco Sandolo founded the Duchy of Naxos 
  1212The Children's Crusade led by a French peasant boy, Stephen of Cloyes  
  12171217 to 1219: Reign of Empress Yolande of Constantinople 
  12191219 to 1228 Reign of Robert of Constantinople 
  12221222 to 1254 Reign of John III Ducas Vatatzes in Nikaia 
  1212The Children's Crusade led by a French peasant boy, Stephen of Cloyes 
  1246The Empire of Thessalonika falls 
  1261Reconquest of Constantinople by Michael VIII Palaiologos 
  1270Other minor crusades follow but the armies still fail to capture Jerusalem 
  1348The 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 
  1387The Ionian Islands come under Venetian rule 
  1453Byzantium / Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks 
  1538Crete is attacked by the pirate Khair-ed-din Barbarossa 
  1566the fall of Chios and the Ottoman Turks take control of all the east Aegean islands 
  1626A famine on the island of Crete reduces the population by a over one fifth 
  1797The Ionian Islands are conquered by France 
  1821Greek revolution and declaration of national independence 
  1832The 17 year old Bavarian prince, Otto, is crowned King of Greece 
  1864Ionian Islands become part of independent Greece 
  1878British rule of Cyprus 
  1912King Constantine leads the Greek army against the Turks in Macedonia to victory 
  19121912 - 13: The the Balkan Wars 
  1913Crete and the Northeastern Aegean Islands become part of independent Greece 
  191428 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
  1923Exchange of Greek and Turkish populations (the Greco-Turkish population exchange) 
  19391939-45 - World War 2 
  1945August 1945 The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 
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