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Basic GK about History of World

Following are the facts and figures about History of the world.

  • The first Olympiad was held in Greece in the year 776 BC
  • Rome was founded in the year 753 BC
  • The Great wall of China was built in the year 214 BC
  • The first voyage around the world was undertook by whom in 1522 Magellan
  • The first President of USA was George Washington
  • Which Battle marked the end of Napoleon era Waterloo
  • The American War of Independence was fought between America and Great Britain
  • Adolf Hitler was also known as Fuhrer
  • The first woman in world to become the Prime minister of a country was Sirimao  Bandara Naike
  • The Emperor of Germany who dismissed his Chancellor Bismark in 1980 was William II
  • Two Presidents of USA were father and son.Their names were John Adams & Quincey
  • The UNO came into existance in 1945 AD
  • The king of England before Elizabeth II was George VI
  • Queen Elizabeth I ascended the throne of England in the year 1558 AD
  • The Statue of Liberty of New York was a gift from France
  • Hitler’s secret service was also known as Gestapo
  • The last Emperor of Rome was Romulus Augustus
  • Florence Nightingale was known as Lady of the Lamp
  • Mao Tse Tung died in the year 1976 AD
  • In 1806,the Holy Roman Empire was dissolved by Napoleon
  • The country which celebrates Independence day on 15th August, apart from India, is South Korea
  • The first World War ended in 1918 AD
  • The US President who was forced to resign due to the Watergate scandal was Nixon
  • The Second World War ended in 1945 AD
  • The first communist manifesto was issued in 1848 AD
  • The first Prime Minister of Independent Kenya was Jomo Kenyatta
  • Malenkov became the Soviet Prime Minister after the death of Stalin
  • The first British Prime Minister was Sir Robert Walpole
  • The French revolution took place during the years 1789-1799 AD
  • The British Commander who surrendered before the Americans and French at York town in 1781 was Lord Cornwallis
  • The American War of Independence was faught during the years 1775-1783 AD
  • Stalin became the Premiere of USSR in 1924 AD
  • Lenin was succeeded by Stalin
  • In the Second World War,atomic bombs were dropped in Japan which destroyed Hiroshima
  • Leningrad was built by Peter I
  • White House,the residence of the President of the USA is located at Washington DC
  • In European History,the year 1848 is known as Year of Revolution
  • The first Prime Minister of Israel was David Bengurian
  • The English King who was prepared to exchange his kingdom for a horse was Richard III
  • Nixon was succeeded by Gerald Ford
  • Nixon resigned in the year 1974 AD
  • The First World War broke out in 1914 AD
  • In the year 1959,Chinese occupied Tibet
  • A big Naval expedition sent by Philip II against England was known as the Spanish Armada
  • Magna Karta is also known as the Bible of English Constitution
  • The king who was forced to sign the Magna Karta was King John II
  • Winston Churchil died in the year 1965 AD
  • Battle of Britain was fought in the year 1940 AD
  • Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa in 1941 against the Soviet Union
  • Bolschevik Revolution took place in 1917 AD
  • Christopher Columbus died in the year 1506 AD
  • De Champlain was a French Explorer
  • China was also known as Chung hua
  • Alexandria was founded by Alexander
  • In the first Punic War fought in 264-261 BC,the Romans defeated Carthaginians
  • Modern Parliament was introduced by Edward I
  • The Disease which struck Europe in the 14th Century was Plague
  • In the thirteenth Century,Russia was overun by Mongols
  • In 1260,the Mongol army was defeated by the armies of Islam at Ain Jalut
  • Timur died in the year 1405 AD
  • The first colony established by the English in north America was Jamestown
  • Henry IV was assassinated in 1610 AD
  • The War of the Grand Alliance was fought during 1689-97 AD
  • The War of the Spanish succession was fought during 1701-14 AD
  • In 1707,the two countries who became united were England and Scotland
  • Napoleon crowned himself as Emperor in 1801 AD
  • Napoleon brought a detailed revision of the French Legal System called as Code Napoleon
  • In 1805,the French fleet was destroyed at The Battle of Trafalgar
  • The unification of Italy took place during 1858-1870 AD
  • The unification of Germany was carried-out during 1864-1870 AD
  • In 1870,Germany waged war with France
  • In 1822,the country which was declared an independent empire was Brazil
  • Abraham Lincoln,the American President was a republican from Illinois
  • The 1849 Gold-Rush was due to gold discovered at Northern California
  • Between 1836-1847,USA was at war with Mexico
  • In 1898,USA was at war with Spain
  • In 1867,USA purchased Alaska from Russia
  • In 1770,James Cook,the English Captain landed at Botany Bay of Australia
  • Suez Cananl was opened in 1869 AD
  • In 1818,the Zulu Kingdom was founded by Shaka
  • In 1911,Italy invaded Libya
  • King Leopold was from Belgium
  • The Union of South Africa was formed in 1909 AD
  • In earlier times,Turkey was referred to as The sick man of Europe
  • In 1877,Russia went to war with Turkey
  • In July 1914,Austria invaded Serbia
  • In August 1914,Germany attacked France
  • In the first World War,German forces were defeated Grumbinnen by Russia
  • In the first World War,Austria fought alongside Germany
  • In the first World War,Austria & Germany were known as Central powers
  • Finland Won Independence in 1917 from Russia
  • In 1935,Italy attacked Ethiopia
  • Benito Mussolini was the dictator of Italy
  • Mein Kampf was written by Adolf Hitler
  • Adolf Hitler was the dictator of Germany
  • In a mass genocide,Hitler targetted The Jews
  • In 1939,Hitler and Stalin concluded the Nazi-Soviet Pact
  • The Bolschevik revolution occurred in 1917 AD
  • Franco came to power in Spain in 1939 AD
  • 1Hitler’s Nazy party came to power in 1933 AD
  • In 1940,Germany defeated Poland
  • In 1940,Germany invaded France
  • Winston Churchill was the premier of Britain
  • In December 1941,Japan attacked Pearl Harbour
  • In June 1941,Hitler launched Operation Barbarossa
  • Operation Barbarossa was launched against Soviet Union
  • In 1942,Russians broke the German front at Stalingrad
  • In 1942,British defeated the Africa Corps at El Alamein
  • The Marshall Plan was launched in June 1947
  • The European Ecomic Community was formed in 1952 AD
  • The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 AD
  • In 1937,Japan attacked China
  • In the first World War, Japan allied with Germany
  • Pearl Harbour is located in Hawai
  • During the first World War,America’s President was Roosewelt
  • In February 1942,Singapore fell to Japan
  • Indonesia became independent in 1948 AD
  • Phillipines became independent in 1946 AD
  • Malaya became independent in 1957 AD
  • The Cultural Revolution was launched in China in 1966 by Mao Tse-tung
  • Prior to its Independence,Korea was a Colony of Japan
  • The Korean War was fought in 1950-53 AD
  • Tibet is presently occupied by China
  • During 1945-52,Japan was occupied by United States troops
  • In 1997,Hong Kong was reunified with China
  • Ghana became independent in 1957 AD
  • Before independence Ghana was a colony of Britain
  • The earlier name of Ghana was Gold Coast
  • Kenya became independent in 1963 AD
  • Zimbabwe became independent in 1976 AD
  • Before independence,Zimbabwe was a colony of Britain
  • Zaire became independent in 1960 AD
  • The earlier name of Zaire was Congo
  • Before independence,Zaire was under the control of Belgians
  • Before independence,Angola was under the control of Portuguese
  • The unpopular practise of South Africa was Apartheid
  • South Africa withdrew from the British Common Wealth in 1961 AD
  • In 1994,the African National Congress won the elections in South Africa under the leadership of Nelson Mandela
  • The popular leader of Cuba is Fidel Castro
  • In 1990,Iraq attacked and occupied Kuwait
  • In 1979,Afghanistan witnessed invasion by Soviet Union
  • Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty was signed in 1991 AD
  • During the Gulf War,Iraq fought under the leadership of Saddam Hussein
  • The Shah of Iran was overthrown in 1979 AD
  • Ayatollah Khomeini was the religious leader of Iran
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