From Kaiser to Fuhrer: Germany 1900-1945 Timeline

A time line of Key Events in Germany from 1900-1945

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Timeline of Events: Germany 19001945
1900 Jun Second German Naval Law introduced
October Bülow becomes Chancellor
1902 Dec Tariff Law introduced
1903 Sickness Insurance Law gives greater help to sick workers
1904 Herero uprising begins in German South West Africa
1905 Mar First Moroccan Crisis
1906 Dec Parliamentary Crisis leads to election
1907 Jan Reichstag election see Socialist SPD lose votes
1908 Dec Law passes restricting hours of factory work
1909 Jul Bülow resigns BethmannHollweg becomes Chancellor
1911 May Reform of Alsace Lorraine constitution
Jul Second Moroccan Crisis
1912 Jan Reichstag elections SPD become largest party
1913 Jun Reichstag passes Army and Finance Bills increasing size of Armed Forces
Dec The Zabern Affair
1914 Aug WW1 breaks out
Germany wins Battle of Tannenburg
1916 Aug Hindenburg and Ludendorff take war command
1917 Mar SPD split into USPD and SPD
Jul BethmannHollweg resigns as Chancellor
Reichstag passes Peace Resolution
1918 Mar Ludendorff Offensive fails
Nov Kaiser Abdicates
Armistice signed
German Republic is declared Government is led by Friedrich Ebert
EbertGroener Pact
1919 Jan Sparticist Uprising crushed by Freikorps

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NSDAP founded
National Assembly (Election)
Feb Ebert chosen as President
Jun German Government accept ToV
Jul Weimar Constitution Adopted
1920 Feb NSDAP publish 25 Point programme
Mar Kapp Putsch
1921 May Germany accepts reparation terms
Jul Hitler becomes chairman of NSDAP
Aug Erzberger assassinated
1922 Jun Political assassination of Rathenau Organisation Consul banned
Jul Law for Protection of the Republic
1923 Jan French troops occupy the Ruhr
Hyperinflation hits Germany
Sep Stresemann becomes Chancellor
Nov Munich Beer Hall Putsch and Hitler's imprisonment
Rentenmark is introduced…read more

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Nov Papen resigns as Chancellor and is replaced by Schleicher
NSDAP lose votes after Hitler is refused Chancellorship
1933 Jan Hitler is appointed Chancellor
Feb Reichstag Fire
Mar Nazis win 44% of the vote.…read more

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May Germany invades Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun France Invaded
1941 Jun Germany invades the Soviet Union with Operation Barbarossa
Aug Bishop von Galen publically challenges the T4 programme
Oct Deportation of the Jews
Dec Germany declares war on the US
1942 Jan Wannsee Conference where Heydrich and other leading Nazis discuss the
implementation of the `Final Solution'
Full War Economy is established
1943 Jan Germany defeated in Stalingrad
Feb Göbbels gives `Total War' speech
Execution of Hans and Sophie Scholl
1944 Jul Bomb Plot…read more



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