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Encyclopedia > List of tallest churches

From the year 1311 until the advent of the skyscraper, Christian churches were among the tallest buildings in the world. Indeed, from 1311, when the spire of Lincoln Cathedral surpassed the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza, until 1884, a succession of churches held the title of world's tallest building. Even now, particularly in Europe, churches are still some of the most dominant buildings on the landscape. If it is ever completed, which currently seems quite likely, Barcelona's Sagrada Familia will become the tallest church in the world, at 170 m (558 ft) tall. Events Bolingbroke Castle passes to the House of Lancaster. ... Taipei 101, considered the worlds tallest skyscraper. ... Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life, teachings, and actions of Jesus as recounted in the New Testament. ... A church building (or simply church) is a building used in Christian worship. ... The CN Tower is the tallest free-standing structure on land in the world Ostankino Tower in Moscow has been the tallest free-standing structure in Eurasia since 1967. ... Events Bolingbroke Castle passes to the House of Lancaster. ... A modern spire on the Lancaster University Chaplaincy Centre A spire is a tapering conical or pyramidal structure on the top of a building, particularly a church tower. ... Norman West front Plan East elevation. ... The Great Pyramid The Great Pyramid of Giza (, ) is the oldest and last remaining of the Seven Wonders of the World. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Europe (disambiguation). ... Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia (Spain). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


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This list does not include structures from other religions. For example, the minaret of Casablanca's Hassan II Mosque is 210 m (689 ft) tall. Minarets (Arabic manara منارة, but more usually مئذنة, and Urdu minra pl. ... Casablanca from space A view on the Boulevard de Paris in central Casablanca Casablanca (classical Arabic name: الدار البيضاء, transliterated , the white house, dar beïda in dialectal Moroccan Arabic) is a city in western Morocco, located on the Atlantic Ocean. ... Hassan II Mosque Hassan II Mosque Interior The Hassan II Mosque is a mosque located in Casablanca, Morocco. ...


The churches are ordered based on their tallest recorded height in history. Churches in italics either no longer exist or no longer stand to their original full height as listed. When the current shorter height still is significant, churches may be mentioned a second time on the list according to their current height.

Height (metres) Height (feet) Name Completion City Country Comment
173.0 m 568 ft Chicago Temple Building 1924 New York City United States tallest church building in the world; tallest building in Chicago from 1924 to 1930; source: http://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=5855
161.5 m 530 ft Münster 1890 Ulm Germany intended to be shorter, but size increased in order to outdo Cologne Cathedral; second largest Gothic church (and largest Protestant Gothic church) in Germany
159.7 m 524 ft Cathedral 1311 Lincoln England today 83 m - spire collapsed in 1549; tallest building in the world from 1311 to 1549
158.4 m 520 ft St. Olav 1519 Tallinn Estonia today 123m - spire destroyed by lightning in 1625; tallest building in the world from 1549 to 1625
158.0 m 518 ft Our Lady of Peace Basilica 1989 Yamoussoukro Côte d'Ivoire largest church in the world; world's tallest church dome; tallest Roman Catholic church in the world; tallest church in Africa
157.4 m 516 ft Dom 1880 Cologne Germany tallest building in the world from 1880 to 1884; largest Gothic church in Germany; tallest Roman Catholic cathedral in the world
153.0 m 502 ft Saint-Pierre Cathedral 1569 Beauvais France tower collapsed in 1593
151.0 m 495 ft Notre-Dame Cathedral 1876 Rouen France tallest building in the world from 1876 to 1880; tallest church in France
150.0 m 493 ft Old St. Paul's Cathedral 1240 London England spire destroyed by lightning in 1561; whole cathedral destroyed in Great Fire of London in 1666
147.3 m 483 ft St. Nikolai 1847 Hamburg Germany tallest building in the world from 1847 to 1876; rest of church destroyed in bombing in 1943 - only tower left standing
144.0 m 472 ft Notre-Dame Cathedral 1439 Strasbourg France tallest building in the world from 1625 to 1847
137.0 m 449 ft Stephansdom 1570 Vienna Austria tallest church in Austria
136.0 m 446 ft St. Peter 15th Century Riga Latvia tower collapsed in 1666 and again in 1721; tower and roof damaged in World War II
134.1 m 440 ft Neuer Dom 1924 Linz Austria  
132.8 m 436 ft St. Petri 1878 Hamburg Germany  
132.5 m 435 ft St. Peter's Basilica 1626 Vatican City Vatican City largest church with tallest dome in the world from 1626 to 1989
131.9 m 433 ft St. Michaelis 1786 Hamburg Germany  
131.3 m 431 ft Abbey Malmesbury England spire collapsed in the late 15th or early 16th century
130.6 m 428 ft St. Martin 1500 Landshut Germany tallest brickwork structure in the world
130.0 m 426 ft St. Elisabeth 1535 Wrocław Poland today 83m, spire collapsed in 1529 during storm
128 m 420 ft Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lichen 2000 Stary Licheń Poland largest church in Poland, seventh largest in Europe and eleventh largest in the world
127.0 m 417 ft Martinikerk 1482 Groningen Netherlands spire burned down in 1577, now 97 m in height
125.0 m 410 ft St. Jacobi 1962 Hamburg Germany  
125.0 m 410 ft Marienkirche 1350 Lübeck Germany  
124.0 m 410 ft Cathedral 1972 Maringá Brazil  
123.7 m 406 ft St. Olav 1931 Tallinn Estonia once much taller; tallest church in the Baltic States; tallest church in the former Soviet Union
123.0 m 404 ft Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal 1521 Antwerp Belgium tallest church in the Low Countries
123.0 m 404 ft Cathedral 1315 Salisbury England tallest church in the United Kingdom
123.0 m 404 ft St. Peter 1973 Riga Latvia once much taller; tallest church in Latvia
123.0 m 404 ft Peter and Paul Cathedral 1733 St. Petersburg Russia  
122.3 m 400 ft Abbaye-aux-Hommes 13th Century Caen France spire replaced by a lower tower in the 17th century
121.0 m 397 ft San Gaudenzio 1878 Novara Italy  
119.8 m 392 ft Cathedral Basilica of St. James the Apostle 1892 Szczecin Poland the cathedral's tower collapsed during a bombardment in 1944; nowadays it measures 67 m
119.8 m 392 ft Riverside Church 1930 New York City United States  
119.2 m 390 ft Domkyrka 1435 Uppsala Sweden  
119.0 m 390 ft Reinoldikirche 1520 Dortmund Germany Built in 1454 with 112m (367ft), collapsed in earthquake 1661, now 104m (340ft)
118.3 m 387 ft Cathedral 1468 Metz France  
117.5 m 385 ft Dom 1892 Schwerin Germany  
117.0 m 384 ft St. Petri 1577 Rostock Germany  
116.5 m 381 ft Münster 1330 Freiburg Germany  
116.5 m 381 ft Dom 1905 Berlin Germany dome damaged in World War II
115.9 m 379 ft Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk 1350 Bruges Belgium  
115.3 m 377 ft St. Katharinen 1657 Hamburg Germany  
115.3 m 377 ft Sagrada Familia in progress Barcelona Spain intended to eventually be 172 m (564 ft) tall
115.0 m 376 ft St. Andreas 1389 Hildesheim Germany  
115.0 m 376 ft Duomo 1434 Florence Italy  
114.6 m 375 ft Cathedral 1514 Chartres France  
114.0 m 374 ft Saint Michael's Basilica 1492 Bordeaux France  
112.5 m 369 ft Domtoren 1382 Utrecht Netherlands the cathedral's nave collapsed during a storm in 1674
112.0 m 367 ft Dom 1894 Schleswig Germany  
112.0 m 367 ft Notre-Dame Cathedral 1549 Amiens France  
111.5 m 366 ft St. Paul's Cathedral 1710 London England tallest building in London until 1962
111.0 m 364 ft Johanniskirche 14th Century Lüneburg Germany  
110.4 m 361 ft Herz-Jesu-Kirche 1891 Graz Austria  
110.1 m 360 ft New Cathedral 1733 Salamanca Spain  
109.0 m 358 ft Duomo 1858 Milan Italy  
108.8 m 357 ft Nieuwe Kerk 1496 Delft Netherlands  
106.0 m 348 ft Sanctuary of the Black Madonna 1900 Częstochowa Poland  
106.0 m 348 ft Saint-Joseph 1957 Le Havre France  
105.0 m 344 ft Niguliste Church 1230 Tallinn Estonia  
105.0 m 344 ft Dom 1856 Regensburg Germany  
105.0 m 344 ft Cathedral 1899 Zagreb Croatia  
105.0 m 344 ft Dom 1341 Lübeck Germany  
105.0 m 344 ft Les Invalides 1706 Paris France  
105.0 m 344 ft Sankta Klara 1888 Stockholm Sweden  
105.0 m 344 ft St Petri 1310 Malmö Sweden  
105.0 m 344 ft St. Patrick's Cathedral 1939 Melbourne Australia  
105.0 m 344 ft Cathedral of Christ the Saviour 2000 Moscow Russia reconstruction; original cathedral consecrated 1883 and demolished by Soviets in 1931; still the tallest Orthodox church in the world
105.0 m 344 ft St. Catherine Church 1550 Hoogstraten Belgium  
104.0 m 341 ft Dom 1520 Magdeburg Germany tallest church in former East Germany
104.0 m 340 ft Reinoldikirche 1954 Dortmund Germany was 119m (390ft) from 1520 until 1661
103.3 m 339 ft St. Patrick's Cathedral 1878 New York City United States  
103.0 m 338 ft St. Stanislaw and St. Waclaw 1496 Świdnica Poland  
103.0 m 338 ft Katharinenkirche 1430 Osnabrück Germany  
102.6 m 337 ft St. Mary 1854 Chojna Poland  
102.3 m 336 ft Cathedral 20th Century Ypres Belgium almost exact replica of the medieval church destroyed during the First World War
102.0 m 335 ft St. Bartholomew 1600 Plzeň Czech Republic  
101.8 m 334 ft Saint Isaac's Cathedral 1858 St. Petersburg Russia tallest Orthodox church from 1858 to 1883 and 1937 to 2000
101.5 m 331 ft Cathedral of St. Stanislaw 1912 Łódź Poland  
101.0 m 331 ft Anglican Cathedral 1978 Liverpool England largest cathedral and Protestant church in Europe and possibly the largest Protestant church in the world
101.0 m 330 ft St. Wenceslas Cathedral 1892 Olomouc Czech Republic  
101.0 m 330 ft Cathedral 1558 Segovia Spain  
100.0 m 328 ft Gedächtniskirche 1904 Speyer Germany  
100.0 m 328 ft Münster 1893 Bern Switzerland  
100.0 m 328 ft Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 1959 Washington, DC United States largest Roman Catholic church in the Americas
100.0 m 328 ft Cathedral 1954 São Paulo Brazil  
99.5 m 326 ft Saint Vincent 1883 Eeklo Belgium  
99.5 m 326 ft St. Vitus Cathedral 1929 Prague Czech Republic  
99.5 m 326 ft Frauenkirche 1525 Munich Germany  
99.0 m 325 ft St. John 1892 Stargard Szczeciński Poland  
99.0 m 325 ft Votivkirche 1879 Vienna Austria  
98.0 m 322 ft St.-Petri-Dom 1893 Bremen Germany  
98.0 m 322 ft Onze-Lieve-Vrouwentoren 15th Century Amersfoort Netherlands rest of church accidentally blown up in 1797
98.0 m 322 ft Grote Kerk Breda Netherlands  
98.0 m 322 ft St. Martin 1534 Amberg Germany  
97.8 m 321 ft Nidaros Cathedral 1300 Trondheim Norway  
97.3 m 319 ft Marktkirche 14th Century Hannover Germany  
96.9 m 318 ft Martinikerk 1627 Groningen Netherlands once much taller
96.9 m 318 ft Sint-Romboutskathedraal 1520 Mechelen Belgium the tower was supposed to be 127 m (417 ft) tall, but the money ran out
96.9 m 318 ft Saint Joseph's Oratory 1967 Montreal Canada tallest church in Canada
96.6 m 317 ft Agricola Church 1935 Helsinki Finland still the tallest building in Finland
96.0 m 315 ft Cathedral 1480 Norwich England  
96.0 m 315 ft Domkirke 1500 Aarhus Denmark  
96.0 m 315 ft Kreuzkirche 1788 Dresden Germany  
96.0 m 315 ft Saint Leopold Church (Donaufeld) 1914 Floridsdorf, Vienna Austria  
96.0 m 315 ft St. Stephen's Basilica 1905 Budapest Hungary still the tallest building in Budapest
96.0 m 315 ft St. Paul's Cathedral 1931 Melbourne Australia  
95.7 m 314 ft Tyska Kyrkan 1884 Stockholm Sweden  
95.4 m 313 ft St. Colman's Cathedral 1919 Cobh Republic of Ireland highest church spire in Ireland
95.1 m 312 ft Frauenkirche 1743 Dresden Germany destroyed by bombing in 1945 and rededicated in 2005
95.1 m 312 ft Kaiserdom 1877 Frankfurt Germany  
94.1 m 309 ft St. Walburge 1866 Preston England  
93.8 m 308 ft Kreuzkirche 1800 Dresden Germany  
93.8 m 308 ft St. John's Cathedral 1861 Limerick Republic of Ireland second tallest church spire in Ireland
93.8 m 308 ft Dom 13th Century Paderborn Germany  
93.5 m 307 ft Church of the Resurrection of Christ 1907 St. Petersburg Russia  
93.5 m 307 ft St. Ulrich und Afra 1594 Augsburg Germany  
92.9 m 305 ft Eusebiuskerk 1965 Arnhem Netherlands  
92.9 m 305 ft St. James' Cathedral 1853 Toronto Canada  
92.9 m 305 ft Cathedral 1196 Seville Spain  
92.6 m 303 ft Grote Kerk 1424 The Hague Netherlands  
92.6 m 303 ft Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church 1973 (?) Fort Lauderdale United States  
92.3 m 302 ft Cathedral 1792 Murcia Spain  
91.7 m 301 ft National Cathedral 1990 Washington, DC United States  
91.1 m 299 ft Sint-Jacobuskerk 1878 The Hague Netherlands  
91.1 m 299 ft St. Andreas 12th Century Braunschweig Germany  
90.0 m 295 ft Notre-Dame Cathedral 1345 Paris France  
90.0 m 295 ft Old Cathedral 1433 Coventry England the spire was the only part of the cathedral that survived intact when it was bombed in 1940
90.0 m 295 ft Cathedral of Santa Eulalia 15th Century Barcelona Spain  
90.0 m 295 ft Dom 1776 Riga Latvia  
90.0 m 295 ft Neue evangelische Garnisonkirche 1897 Berlin Germany  
90.0 m 295 ft St. Nikolajs 1829 Copenhagen Denmark  
90.0 m 295 ft St. Mary's Episcopal Cathedral 1917 Edinburgh Scotland  
90.0 m 295 ft St. James' Parish Church 1515 Louth England reputedly the tallest Anglican parish church in the UK
90.0 m 295 ft Garnisonkirche St. Martin 1900 Dresden Germany  
90.0 m 295 ft Georgskirche 1501 Nördlingen Germany  
90.0 m 295 ft El Escorial 1584 San Lorenzo de El Escorial Spain  
90.0 m 295 ft Cathedral 1440 Toledo Spain  
90.0 m 295 ft Abbaye-aux-Hommes 13th Century Caen France formerly much taller
90.0 m 295 ft Saint-Eloi 15th Century Dunkirk France  
89.9 m 294 ft Vor Frelsers Kirke 1696 Copenhagen Denmark  
89.3 m 292 ft St. Bavo's Cathedral 1538 Ghent Belgium  
89.3 m 292 ft St. Mary Redcliffe 1872 Bristol England second-highest parish church spire in England; the previous spire collapsed in a storm in the 1440s
88.7 m 290 ft Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King 1967 Liverpool England  
88.3 m 289 ft Peterskirche 1885 Leipzig Germany  
88.0 m 288 ft Cathedral 1400 Burgos Spain  
87.7 m 287 ft Dreikönigskirche 1857 Dresden Germany completely destroyed in the 1945 bombing and now rebuilt
87.1 m 285 ft Cathedral 1787 Orléans France  
87.1 m 285 ft Saint-Epvre 1872 Nancy France  
86.8 m 284 ft Westminster Cathedral 1903 London England  
86.5 m 283 ft Schlosskirche 1897 Chemnitz Germany destroyed in 1945 and rebuilt considerably lower
86.2 m 282 ft Liebfrauenkirche 1651 Bremen Germany  
86.2 m 282 ft St. Wulfram's Church 1450 Grantham England  
86.2 m 282 ft Aegidienkirche 1840 Lübeck Germany  
86.2 m 282 ft St. Jacob's Cathedral 1225 Riga Latvia  
86.2 m 282 ft Marienkirche 14th Century Mühlhausen Germany largest parish church and second largest church in Thuringia
86.2 m 282 ft Jakobskirche 16th Century Straubing Germany  
86.2 m 282 ft Saint-Ouen 1851 Rouen France  
86.0 m 282 ft St. Georg 1904 Ulm Germany  
85.9 m 281 ft Hofkirche 1755 Dresden Germany elevated to cathedral status in 1980; the largest church in Saxony
85.9 m 281 ft Cathedral 1834 Turku Finland  
85.9 m 281 ft St. Elphin's Church 1860s Warrington England church itself dates from 1354
85.6 m 280 ft Saint Denis Basilica 1281 Saint-Denis France now considerably shorter
85.6 m 280 ft Dom Berlin Germany reconstructed after World War II; formerly considerably taller
85.3 m 279 ft Westerkerk 1638 Amsterdam Netherlands largest Protestant church in the Netherlands
85.3 m 279 ft Johanneskirche 1881 Düsseldorf Germany  
85.3 m 279 ft Saint-Esprit 1931 Paris France  
85.0 m 278 ft St. Mary Abbot, Kensington 1879 London England tallest church spire in London
85.0 m 278 ft Saint-Nicolas 19th Century Nantes France  

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Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, the cathedral of Antwerp, was completed in 1521. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. ... The Cathedral of our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, Antwerp) in the Handschoenmarkt, in the old quarter of Antwerp is the largest cathedral in the Low Countries and home to a number of triptychs by Renaissance Belgian painter Rubens. ... The Low Countries, the historical region of de Nederlanden, are the countries (see Country) on low-lying land around the delta of the Rhine, Scheldt, and Meuse (Maas) rivers. ... Salisbury Cathedral in the early morning light. ... Events August 13 - Louis X of France marries Clemence dAnjou. ... Salisbury Cathedral by Constable. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Saint Peters church is a tall church in Riga, Latvia. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Riga (Latvian: RÄ«ga), the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of River Daugava, at 56°58′N 24°8′E. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states and serves as a major cultural, educational, political, financial, commercial and industrial center... The Peter and Paul Cathedral is located inside the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. ... Events February 12 - British colonist James Oglethorpe founds Savannah, Georgia. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... The Abbaye-aux-Hommes ( man monastery Saint Étienne) is considered together with the neighbouring woman Mrs. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... Location within France Hôtel dEscoville, 16th century, Caen Anonymous pen-and-ink birds-eye view of the fortifications of Caen (Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris) Town Hall of Caen Caens tramway is in fact a modern guided-bus system. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Novara is a city of northwest Italy, to the west of Milan. ... The Jacobikirche (Cathedral Basilica of St. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Motto: none Voivodship West Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Szczecina Mayor Marian Jurczyk Area 301,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 415 600 1372/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1243 Latitude Longitude 53°26N 14°34E Area code +48 91 Car plates ZS Twin towns Berlin-Kreuzberg... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location [[Image:|250px|250px|Location of City of New York, New York]] Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R... See also Archbishop of Uppsala Categories: Sweden geography stubs | Buildings and structures stubs | Swedish churches | Cathedrals | Uppsala ... For other uses, see number 1435. ... Uppsala (older spelling Upsala) 59°51′ N 17°38′ E is a Swedish City in central Sweden, located about 70 km north of Stockholm. ... The Evangelist Reinoldikirche is those, their gruendungsdatum after, oldest received medieval church of Dortmund and is designated after the holy Reinoldus, the protection patron of the city. ... mary elline m. ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... Events February 4 - In the Thirteen Years War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederacy sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... The St Etienne cathedral in Metz, France was made in the 14th century by joining together two perpendicular churches : the nave of Saint-Etienne, built in the 13th century, was attached to the north side of an older Roman church. ... Events Baeda Maryam succeeds his father Zara Yaqob as Emperor of Ethiopia Births February 29 - Pope Paul III (died 1549) Juan del Encina, Spanish poet, dramatist and composer William Lilye, English scholar (approximate date; died 1522) Charles I of Savoy John, Elector of Saxony (died 1532) Juan de Zumárraga... City motto: Si paix dedans, paix dehors (French: If peace inside, peace outside) City proper (commune) Région Lorraine Département Moselle (57) Mayor Jean-Marie Rausch Area 41. ... Schwerin Cathedral, dedicated to the Virgin Mary and Saint John, was built following the move of the seat of the Bishopric of the Abodrites, established by Henry the Lion, to Schwerin from Mecklenburg in the late 12th century. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Schwerin is a town in northern Germany. ... Pc. ... Events March 17 - formation of the Cathay Company to send Martin Frobisher back to the New World for more gold May 28 - Publication of the Bergen Book, better known as the Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord, one of the Lutheran confessional writings. ... Rostock is a city in northern Germany. ... The building of Freiburg Münster or cathedral of our love woman went through three stylistic building phases: the konradinisch-Roman, the bertholdinisch spaetromanische and the gothical-spaetgotische. ... Events The Bulgars under Michael III are beaten by the Serbs at Velbuzhd, and large parts of Bulgaria fall to Serbia. ... Freiburg city from Schlossberg Freiburg im Breisgau is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, in the Breisgau region, on the western edge of the southern Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald) with about 214,000 inhabitants. ... Berliner Dom Berliner Dom by night The Berliner Dom or Berlin Cathedral in Berlin, Germany was built in 1905 facing the Lustgarten and the Berlin City Palace). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 8 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ... Events 29 August - An English fleet personally commanded by King Edward III defeats a Spanish fleet in the battle of Les Espagnols sur Mer. ... Sometimes referred to as the Venice of the North, Bruges has many waterways that run through the city. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... Alster Lake at dusk Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and with the Hamburg Harbour, its principal port. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia (Spain). ... The Buegerkirche pc. ... Events February 24 - Margaret I seizes Albert, thus becoming ruler of Denmark, Norway and Sweden June 28 - Battle of Kosovo between Serbs and Ottomans. ... â–¶ (help· info) is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... The Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore is the cathedral church, or Duomo, of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Florence, noted for its distinctive dome. ... Events May 30, Battle of Lipany in the Hussite Wars Jan van Eyck paints the wedding of Giovanni Arnoflini The Honorable Passing of Arms at the bridge of Obrigo The Portuguese reach Cape Bojador in Western Sahara. ... Founded 59 BC as Florentia Region Tuscany Mayor Leonardo Domenici (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  102 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 356,000 almost 500,000 3,453/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Latitude Longitude 43°47 N 11°15 E www. ... Cathedral of Chartres, western spires The Cathedral of Chartres (Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres), located in Chartres, about 50 miles from Paris, is considered the finest example in all France of the high Gothic style of architecture. ... 1514 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Cathedral of Chartres Cathedral of Chartres, western spires Chartres is a town and commune of France, préfecture (capital) of the Eure-et-Loir département. ... Saint Michaels Basilica is a flamboyant gothic church in Bordeaux, built between the end of 14th century and 15th century. ... 1492 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Lilia sola regunt lunam undas castra leonem. ... The Dom Tower of Utrecht is the tallest church tower in the Netherlands, at 112 metres in height. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Emperor Go-Komatsu ascends to the throne of Japan John Wyclifs teachings are condemned by the Synod of London. ... Utrecht is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... The St. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The region of Schleswig (former English name: Sleswick, Danish: Sønderjylland or Slesvig, Low German: Sleswig, North Frisian: Slaswik or Sleesweg) covers the area about 60 km north and 70 km south of the border between Germany and Denmark. ... The Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame dAmiens), or just Amiens Cathedral, is the tallest complete cathedral in France with the greatest interior volume, estimated at 200,000 m³. The vaults of the nave are 42. ... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... The cathedral in Amiens Location within France Amiens is a city and commune in the north of France, 120 km north of Paris. ... St Pauls Cathedral is a cathedral on Ludgate Hill, in the City of London in London, and the seat of the Bishop of London. ... // Events April 10 - The worlds first copyright legislation became effective, Britains Statute of Anne Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713) Births January 3 - Richard Gridley, American Revolutionary soldier (d. ... The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower containing Big Ben Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... Map of Germany showing Lüneburg Coat of arms Lüneburg is a town in Lower Saxony, Germany, about 50km southeast of Hamburg. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup, as it does not appear to have been written by a native English speaker. ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Graz Schlossberg Clock Tower Graz [graːts] (Slovenian: Gradec IPA: /gra. ... The new cathedral of Salamanca is, next to the Old Cathedral, one of the two cathedrals of the city. ... Events February 12 - British colonist James Oglethorpe founds Savannah, Georgia. ... Salamanca: Plaza Mayor Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Salamanca Salamanca (population 157,906 (2003)) is a castilian city in central Spain, the capital of the province of Salamanca in the autonomous community of Castile-Leon. ... The Duomo di Milano is one of the most famous buildings in Europe. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... MILAN Type anti-tank Nationality joint France/German Era Cold War, modern Launch platform Individual, Vehicle Target Vehicle, Fortification History Builder MBDA, Bharat Dynamics (under license) Date of design 70s Production period since 1972 Service duration since 1972 Operators 41 countries Variants MILAN 1, MILAN 2, MILAN 2T, MILAN 3... Nieuwe Kerk is a landmark church in Delft, the Netherlands. ... 1496 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Delft is a city in South Holland (Zuid-Holland), the Netherlands, located halfway between Rotterdam and The Hague (Den Haag). ... The original Black Madonna of CzÄ™stochowa, The fleur-de-lys (Flower of Light) The Black Madonna of CzÄ™stochowa (The Archtype) The Fleur-de-luce/Lys/Lis Madonna (Czarna Madonna or Matka Boska CzÄ™stochowska in Polish) icon was, according to legend, painted by St. ... 1900 (MCM) is a common year starting on Monday. ... Motto: CzÄ™stochowa is a good city Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada miasta CzÄ™stochowy Mayor Tadeusz Wrona Area 160 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 248,894 (2004) none 1 597/km² Founded City rights 11th century after 1370 Latitude Longitude 50°48N 19°07E Area code +48... Saint-Joseph, Le Havre is a 107 metre tall church in Le Havre, which was built between 1951 and 1957 in Le Havre, France. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Le Havre is a city in Normandy, northern France, on the English Channel, at the mouth of the Seine. ... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... County Harju County Mayor Jüri Ratas Area 159. ... The Regensburger Cathedral st. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Regensburg (English formerly Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona, Czech Řezno) is a city (population 150,212 in 2004) in Bavaria, south-east Germany, located at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers, at the northernmost bend in the Danube. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Zagreb at night, from Sljeme Zagreb cathedral St. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Events Petrarch becomes famous Beginning of the Breton War of Succession over the control of the Duchy of Brittany Margarete Maultasch, Countess of Tyrol, expells her husband John Henry of Bohemia, to whom she had been married as a child. ... Lübeck ( pronunc. ... The church at the Invalides, with its dome Les Invalides in Paris, France consists of a complex of buildings in the 7th arrondissement containing museums and monuments, all relating to Frances military history, as well as a hospital and a retirement home for war veterans, the buildings original... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... The Old town in Stockholm from the air (help· info) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ... St Petri, Malmö is a big church in Malmö built around 1300. ... Events May 11 - In France, 64 members of the Knights Templar are burned at the stake for heresy Abulfeda becomes governor of Hama. ... â–¶(?) IPA: [málmø:] is the third largest city in Sweden, situated in the southernmost province of SkÃ¥ne, near Copenhagen, Denmark. ... St Patricks Cathedral, Melbourne St Patricks Cathedral, Melbourne, is the cathedral church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and the seat of the Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, currently His Grace, Archbishop Denis Hart. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of approximately 3. ... View of the cathedral in 1905 The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (Russian: Храм Христа Спасителя) is the largest Orthodox church in the world. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Moscow (Russian: Москва́, Moskva, IPA: (help· info)) is the capital of Russia and the countrys principal political, economic, financial, educational and transportation center, located on the river Moskva. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Separate articles treat Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Orthodox Judaism. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Hoogstraten is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Antwerp. ... View of Magdeburg with the cathedral on the right The Cathedral of Magdeburg, officially called the Cathedral of Saints Catherine and Maurice (known as Magdeburger Dom in German) was the first Gothic cathedral in Germany and with a height of 104 m, it is the tallest cathedral in the former... mary elline m. ... Magdeburg, the capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, lies on the Elbe river. ... National motto: none Official languages German Capital East Berlin Largest city East Berlin Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 106th 108,333 km² Negligible Creation -Unified 7 October 1949 3 October 1990 Currency East German mark Time zone  â€“ in summer CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) National anthem Auferstanden aus Ruinen Internet... The Evangelist Reinoldikirche is those, their gruendungsdatum after, oldest received medieval church of Dortmund and is designated after the holy Reinoldus, the protection patron of the city. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ... mary elline m. ... Events January 6 - The fifth monarchy men unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London. ... St. ... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: The Big Apple Motto: Official website: City of New York Location [[Image:|250px|250px|Location of City of New York, New York]] Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R... 1496 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Åšwidnica (German Schweidnitz) is a town in southwestern Poland. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... // Events May 23 - Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne The Ottoman Empire captures Thessalonica from the Venetians First use of optical methods in the creation of Art A map of Europe in 1430. ... Osnabrück is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany, some 80km NNE of Dortmund, 45km NE of Münster, and some 100km due West of Hanover. ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... The Belfry of Ypres Ypres (French, generally used in English;1 Ieper official name in the local Dutch) is a municipality located in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and in the Flemish province of West Flanders. ... World War I, also known as the First World War, and (before 1939) the Great War, the War of the Nations, and the War to End All Wars, was a world conflict lasting from August 1914 to the final Armistice (cessation of hostilities) on November 11, 1918. ... // Events January January 1 - Scotland adopts January 1st as being New Years Day February February 17 - Giordano Bruno burned at the stake for heresy in Rome July July 2 - Battle of Nieuwpoort: Dutch forces under Maurice of Nassau defeat Spanish forces under Archduke Albert in a battle on the... Pilsen redirects here. ... The cathedral dominates the city skyline St. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Łódź (pronunciation: ), the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, lies in the centre of the country. ... Liverpool Anglican Cathedral Liverpool Cathedral is the Anglican cathedral of Liverpool, England; it is built on St James Mount, in the centre of the city. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Liverpool waterfront by night, as seen from the Wirral. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... town hall with astronomical clock Olomouc (German Olmütz, Polish OÅ‚omuniec) is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... Comarca Capital and Metropolitan Area Province Segovia Autonomous community Castilla y León Postal code 40001-40006 Coordinate systems  - Latitude:  - Longitude 40°57 N 4°10 0 Surface 1636 km² Altitude 1002 m Distance 87 km from Madrid 111 km from Valladolid Population  - Total (2004)  - Density 55. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup, as it does not appear to have been written by a native English speaker. ... 1904 (MCMIV) is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Speyer (English formerly Spires) is a city in Germany (Rhineland-Palatinate) with approx. ... The Münster of Berne (German: Berner Münster) is the Gothic cathedral (or minster) of the city of Berne, Switzerland. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Location within Switzerland The city of Bern, English traditionally Berne (Bernese German Bärn , German Bern , French Berne , Italian Berna , Romansh Berna ), is the Bundesstadt (administrative capital) of Switzerland, and is the fourth most populous Swiss city (after Zürich, Geneva and Basel). ... Image:Basilicaofthenationalshrine. ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Landmark buildings Edifício Italia (at left) and Copan (curved façade at center), in São Paulo Downtown. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Eeklo is a municipality in the province of East Flanders, in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium. ... St. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Prague (Czech: Praha, see also other names) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Munich Frauenkirche. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... Munich and the Bavarian Alps Munich (German: München (pronounced listen) is the largest city and capital of the German Federal State of Bavaria. ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Stargard SzczeciÅ„ski (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Stôrgard, German: Stargard in Pommern) is a town in Pomerania, northwestern Poland, with 73,000 inhabitants (1995). ... The Votivkirche in Vienna is one of the most important neo-Gothic religious architectural sites in the world. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya; Croatian and Serbian: Beč) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... 1893 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The river Weser flows through Bremen to the estuary at Bremerhaven. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... Amersfoort is also a town in South Africa. ... 1797 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Breda is a municipality and a city in the southern part of the Netherlands. ... Events February 27 - Group of Anabaptists of Jan Matthys seize Münster and declare it The New Jerusalem - they begin to exile dissenters and forcible baptize all others May 10 - Jacques Cartier explores Newfoundland while searching for the Northwest Passage. ... Map of Germany showing Amberg (currently incorrect) Amberg is a city in Bavaria, Germany. ... Picture of the Nidaros Cathedral in 1857. ... Events Beginning of the Renaissance. ... County Sør-Trøndelag District Municipality NO-1601 Administrative centre Trondheim Mayor (2005) Rita Ottervik (A) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 258 342 km² 322 km² 0. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... Map of Germany showing Hanover Hanover (in German: Hannover [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the capital of the state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Events A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia. ... Groningen is a municipality and city in the north of the Netherlands, and capital of Groningen province. ... St. ... mary elline m. ... Mechelen Cathedral Mechelen (English traditionally Mechlin) is a municipality located in Belgium, Flemish region, province of Antwerp. ... St. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay MPs Vivian Barbot, Bernard Bigras, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Stéphane Dion, Gilles Duceppe, Marlene Jennings, Francine Lalonde, Jean Lapierre, Paul Martin, Réal Ménard, Serge Ménard, Maria Mourani, Massimo Pacetti, Bernard Patry... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki City manager Jussi Pajunen Official languages Finnish, Swedish Area  - total  - land ranked 342nd 185. ... Norwich Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral in the city of the same name in Norfolk, England dedicated to the Holy and Undivided Trinity. ... Events March 6 - Treaty of Toledo - Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain recognize African conquests of Afonso of Portugal and he cedes the Canary Islands to Spain Great standing on the Ugra river - Muscovy becomes independent from the Golden Horde. ... Norwich (pronounced variously Norritch or Norridge) is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England, and the regional administrative centre and county town of Norfolk. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The City hall of Aarhus. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... From left to right: Brühls Terrace; the Hofkirche and the castle; the Semper Opera House. ... Saint Leopold Church Saint Leopold Church (Kirche zum Heiligen Leopold) is the Roman Catholic parish church of Donaufeld in Floridsdorf, the 21st district of Vienna. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Floridsdorf is the 21st district in the city of Vienna, Austria. ... Vienna (German: Wien [viːn]; Slovenian: Dunaj, Hungarian: Bécs, Czech: Vídeň, Slovak: Viedeň, Romany Vidnya; Croatian and Serbian: Beč) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... St. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Nickname: Paris of the East, Pearl of the Danubeor Queen of the Danube Motto: Official website: www. ... St Pauls Cathedral: the north face and the spire St Pauls Cathedral, Melbourne, is the cathedral church of the Anglican diocese of Melbourne, Victoria, and the seat of the Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne, Most Reverend Peter Watson. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia (after Sydney), with a population of approximately 3. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... The Old town in Stockholm from the air (help· info) is the capital of Sweden, located on the east coast at the entrance of lake Mälaren. ... St. ... 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Cathedral of St. ... The Dresden Frauenkirche in October 2005, only two weeks prior to its reconsecration and opening to the public. ... // Events February 14 - Henry Pelham becomes British Prime Minister February 21 - - The premiere in London of George Frideric Handels oratorio, Samson. ... From left to right: Brühls Terrace; the Hofkirche and the castle; the Semper Opera House. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... River Main and the skyline (help· info) is the largest city in the German Federal State of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... St Walburges Church across the river Ribble. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Preston is a city and local government district in North West England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... -1... From left to right: Brühls Terrace; the Hofkirche and the castle; the Semper Opera House. ... St. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) is a city and the county seat of County Limerick in the province of Munster, in the midwest of the Republic of Ireland. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... Position of Paderborn in Germany Paderborn is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, capital of the district Paderborn. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims. ... Augsburg is a city in south-central Germany. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link goes to calendar). ... Arnhem is a municipality and a city in the east of the Netherlands, located on the Lower Rhine, and the capital of the Gelderland province. ... St. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Toronto (disambiguation). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Events Spring, London, popular uprising of the poor against the rich led by William Fitz Osbern. ... Seville (Spanish: Sevilla, see also different names) is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain, crossed by the river Guadalquivir (, ). It is the capital of Andalusia and of the province of Sevilla. ... Events August 17 - Battle of Verneuil - An English force under John, Duke of Bedford defeats a larger French army under the Duke of Alençon, John Stuart, and Earl Archibald of Douglas. ... Arms of The Hague The Hague (with capital T; Dutch: Den Haag, also s-Gravenhage) is the administrative capital of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province South Holland of which it is also the capital. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Venice of America Location of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, Florida. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Murcia (37°59′N 1°8′W) is a city on the river Segura in southeastern Spain and the capital of the Autonomous Community of Murcia. ... Washington National Cathedral was the site of two Presidential state funerals: for Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald W. Reagan, and a presidential burial in the cathedral mausoleum: Woodrow Wilson. ... This article is about the year. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... 1878 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Arms of The Hague The Hague (with capital T; Dutch: Den Haag, also s-Gravenhage) is the administrative capital of the Netherlands, located in the west of the country, in the province South Holland of which it is also the capital. ... (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... Map of Germany showing Braunschweig Braunschweig [ˈbraunʃvaik] (English & French: Brunswick) is a city of 245,500 people (as of December 31, 2004), located in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... This article is about the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. ... Events Miracle of the Host Births October 31 - King Fernando I of Portugal (died 1383) Agnès of Valois, daughter of John II of France (died 1349) Eleanor Maltravers, English noblewoman (died 1405) Deaths April 14 - Richard Aungerville, English writer and bishop (born 1287) September 16 - John IV, Duke of... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... The roofless ruins of the old cathedral. ... Events Births June 23 - Francis II, Duke of Brittany Kettil Karlsson Vasa, later Regent of Sweden. ... The Precinct in Coventry city centre. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Façade of Santa Eulàlia The Cathedral of Santa Eulàlia (also called La Seu) is the Gothic cathedral seat of the catholic Archbishop of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... Barcelona is the capital city of Catalonia (Spain). ... This article is about the year 1776. ... Riga (Latvian: RÄ«ga), the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of River Daugava, at 56°58′N 24°8′E. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states and serves as a major cultural, educational, political, financial, commercial and industrial center... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Copenhagen (Danish: København) is the capital of Denmark, and the name of the municipality (Danish, kommune) in which it resides. ... St. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Edinburgh (pronounced ), Dùn Èideann () in Scottish Gaelic, is the second-largest city in Scotland and its capital city. ... Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Location within the British Isles Louth is a market town in Lincolnshire, England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1900 (MCM) is a common year starting on Monday. ... From left to right: Brühls Terrace; the Hofkirche and the castle; the Semper Opera House. ... 1501 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nördlingen is a town in Bavaria, Germany. ... The Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial (in Spanish, Real Monasterio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial) is an immense palace, monastery, museum, and library complex located at San Lorenzo de El Escorial (also San Lorenzo del Escorial), a town 45 kilometres (28 miles) northwest of Madrid in... 1584 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... The facade of the chapel, in the baroque style of Jesuit churches, is integrated with the palatial facade El Escorial is an immense palace, monastery, museum, and library complex located at San Lorenzo de El Escorial (also San Lorenzo del Escorial), a town 45 kilometres northwest of Madrid in the... The Cathedral of Toledo was modeled after the Bourges Cathedral though it also combines some characteristics of the Mudéjar style, is remarkable for its incorporation of light and no part is more remarkable than the Baroque altar called El Transparente, several stories high, with fantastic figures of stucco, painting... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ... This article is about the city in Spain named Toledo. ... The Abbaye-aux-Hommes ( man monastery Saint Étienne) is considered together with the neighbouring woman Mrs. ... (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... Location within France Hôtel dEscoville, 16th century, Caen Anonymous pen-and-ink birds-eye view of the fortifications of Caen (Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris) Town Hall of Caen Caens tramway is in fact a modern guided-bus system. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... Location of Dunkirk in the arrondissement of Dunkirk Location within France Dunkirks seafront Map of Dunkirk courtesy of the Calgary Highlanders. ... The year 1696 had the earliest equinoxes and solstices for 400 years in the Gregorian calendar, because this year is a leap year and the Gregorian calendar would have behaved like the Julian calendar since March 1500 had it have been in use that long. ... Copenhagen (Danish: København) is the capital of Denmark, and the name of the municipality (Danish, kommune) in which it resides. ... The Saint Bavo Cathedral (also known as Sint-Baafs Cathedral, or the Dutch Sint Baafskathedraal) is the seat of the diocese of Ghent. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Ghent (Gent in Dutch, Gand in French, formerly Gaunt in English) is a city located in Flanders, Belgium. ... St Mary Redcliffe is a great Anglican parish church in the City of Bristol, England. ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Bristol is a unitary authority with city and ceremonial county status in South West England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Events and Trends Categories: 1440s ... Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral steps The south elevation and main entrance to the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, a Roman Catholic cathedral in Liverpool, has the official name of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Liverpool waterfront by night, as seen from the Wirral. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... (help· info) [] (Sorbian/Lusatian: Lipsk) is the largest city in the Federal State (Bundesland) of Saxony in Germany. ... Burgos Cathedral The Burgos Cathedral is a Gothic cathedral. ... Events Henry IV quells baron rebellion and executes The Earls of Kent, Huntingdon and Salisbury for their attempt to have Richard II of England restored as King Jean Froissart writes the Chronicles Medici family becomes powerful in Florence, Italy Births December 25 - John Sutton, 1st Baron Dudley, Lord Lieutenant of... The cathedral Our Lady of Burgos. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... From left to right: Brühls Terrace; the Hofkirche and the castle; the Semper Opera House. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Orléans cathedral, dedicated to the Holy Cross, built from 1278 to 1329; after being pillaged by Huguenots in the 1560s, the Bourbon kings restored it in the 17th century. ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Nancy (pronounced in French) is a city and commune which is the préfecture (capital) of the Meurthe-et-Moselle département, in the Lorraine région of northeastern France. ... Westminster Cathedral from Victoria Street Westminster Cathedral is the motherchurch of the Roman Catholic faithful of Great Britain located in the City of Westminster in London. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower containing Big Ben Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Chemnitz (Sorbian/Lusatian Kamjenica, formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt) is a city in Saxony, Germany. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... // Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ... The river Weser flows through Bremen to the estuary at Bremerhaven. ... Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... Grantham aka G-Town is a small market town in Lincolnshire, England with about 38,000 inhabitants. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Lübeck ( pronunc. ... Events Births Thomas Aquinas, Christian philosopher and theologian (d. ... Riga (Latvian: RÄ«ga), the capital of Latvia, is situated on the Baltic Sea coast on the mouth of River Daugava, at 56°58′N 24°8′E. Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states and serves as a major cultural, educational, political, financial, commercial and industrial center... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... Mühlhausen is a city in the federal state Thuringia, Germany. ... The Free State of Thuringia (German Freistaat Thüringen) lies in central Germany and is among the smaller of the countrys sixteen Bundesländer (federal states), with an area of 16,200 sq. ... (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ... Straubing is an independent city in Niederbayern. ... 1851 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Location within France Rouen Cathedral The entrance to Rouen Cathedral Abbey church of Saint-Ouen, (chevet) in Rouen Rouen, medieval house Rouen (pronounced in French, sometimes also ) is the historical capital city of Normandy, in northwestern France, and presently the capital of the Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy) région. ... 1904 (MCMIV) is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ulm is a city in the German Bundesland of Baden-Württemberg (about 100 km south-east of Stuttgart). ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... From left to right: Brühls Terrace; the Hofkirche and the castle; the Semper Opera House. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The Free State of Saxony (German: Freistaat Sachsen; Sorbian: Swobodny Stata Sakska) is at a land area of 18,413 km² and a population of 4. ... The Cathedral of Turku The Cathedral of Turku is a Evangelical Lutheran cathedral in Turku, Finland. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Province Western Finland Region Finland Proper Sub-region Turku City manager Mikko Pukkinen Official languages Finnish, Swedish Area  - total  - land ranked 311th 245. ... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... Location within the British Isles Warrington is the largest town and borough in the county of Cheshire, North West England. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Events End of reign of John VI Cantacuzenus, as Byzantine emperor. ... West façade of Saint Denis The Basilica of Saint Denis (French: Basilique de Saint-Denis, or simply Basilique Saint-Denis) is the famous burial site of the French monarchs, comparable to Westminster Abbey in England. ... Events February 22 - Martin IV becomes Pope August 15 - Kamikaze storm wipes out invading Mongol army in the coast of Japan The Ottoman Empire was founded as an autonomous state (Beylik) in present day Bilecik, Turkey, by Osman Bey. ... Saint-Denis is a commune of France, in the Seine-Saint-Denis département, of which it is a sous-préfecture. ... Berliner Dom Berliner Dom by night The Berliner Dom or Berlin Cathedral in Berlin, Germany was built in 1905 facing the Lustgarten and the Berlin City Palace). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 8 million military deaths {{{notes}}} World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. ... View of the Prinsengracht canal by night showing the Westerkerk on the far right and the Anne Frank house just right of the centre The Westerkerk is a church in Amsterdam, finished in 1638 after a design by Hendrick de Keyser. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 742,951(1 January 2005) Coordinates 52°22′N 4°54′E Website www. ... 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Düsseldorf is the capital city of the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and (together with Cologne) the economic center of Northwestern Germany. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Paris throughout the world. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... The Houses of Parliament and the clock tower containing Big Ben Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Favet Neptunus eunti. ...

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