Key dates - Origins of WW1

1867
Dual monarchy
1 of 27
1873
Three Emperors' League
2 of 27
1875
'Is War in Sight?' crisis
3 of 27
1875-8
Balkan crisis
4 of 27
1875-8
1st Bulgarian Crisis
5 of 27
1878
Congress of Berlin
6 of 27
1879
Dual alliance - (Germany and Austria-Hungary)
7 of 27
1881
Three Emperors' Alliance/Dreikaiserbund
8 of 27
1882
Triple Alliance - (Germany, Austria-Hungary and Italy)
9 of 27
1885-6
2nd Bulgarian Crisis
10 of 27
1887
Reinsurance treaty - (Germany and Russia)
11 of 27
1887
Mediterranean agreements - (Britain, Austria-Hungary and Italy)
12 of 27
1888
Kaiser Wilhelm II
13 of 27
1890
Reinsurance treaty (Germany and Russia) not renewed
14 of 27
1894
Franco-Russian Alliance ratified
15 of 27
1898
First German Navy Bill
16 of 27
1900
Second German Navy Bill
17 of 27
1902
Anglo-Japanese Alliance
18 of 27
1904
Entente Cordiale
19 of 27
1905
First Moroccan Crisis
20 of 27
1906
Algeciras Conference
21 of 27
1906
Launching of the first Dreadnought
22 of 27
1907
Anglo-Russian Entente
23 of 27
1908
Bosnian Crisis
24 of 27
1911
Second Moroccan Crisis
25 of 27
1912
First Balkan War
26 of 27
1913
Second Balkan Crisis
27 of 27

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Three Emperors' League

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1873

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'Is War in Sight?' crisis

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Balkan crisis

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1st Bulgarian Crisis

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