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Arminius defeated Varus and his Roman legions in this battle
This happened in the year
He is the Apostle of the Germans
He converted the pagan Germanic peoples to Christianity by felling this tree in 723
Charles the Great (Karl der Große) was crowned emperor in this year
He resided in this town
This man became “the first of the Germans to be called the emperor of Italy”
This happened in the year
In 955 he had won this first national German battle against a foreign enemy, holding off the incursions of the Hungarians
At the peak of the Investiture Controversy this emperor had to do the Walk of Canossa in 1077
This Concordat ended the Investiture Controversy in 1122
In 1155 Frederick I (Friedrich I.) was crowned Roman Emperor. What was his nickname?
This Emperor from 1220 to 1250 was called “stupor mundi”, the astonishment of the world
In 1356 this decree set the rules for the election and coronation of the emperors by the Prince-electors until the end of the Holy Roman Empire
His invention of mechanical movable type printing in 1450 started the Printing Revolution
In 1517 this man initiated the Protestant Reformation
Religious conflict was one main reason that led to the Thirty Years’ War. When did it start?
And with which peace treaty did it end 30 years later?
He was the supreme commander of the armies of the Habsburg Monarchy and one of the major figures of the Thirty Years’ War
Frederick the Great (Friedrich der Große), from 1740 to 1786 King in and of Prussia, was nicknamed
In this year the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was formally dissolved after 844 years
In this battle in 1813 Napoleon was defeated
The colours of this voluntary force of the Prussian army during the Napoleonic Wars was later used for the flag of Germany
In 1841, this German linguist and poet wrote the lyrics of “Das Lied der Deutschen”, later the German national anthem
He used a melody by this composer
This man published the Communist Manifesto in 1848
The German Revolution of 1848 failed, but one achievement was the first constitution of a German Empire, it was named after the place the parliament came together
In this year the German Empire was founded
The proclamation took place on January 18th at that place
He became Emperor
And he became Chancellor
To achieve the unification he had led three wars: first 1864 against
Second 1866 against
And third 1870 against
In 1886 this King, who had built castles like Neuschwanstein, Herrenchiemsee and Linderhof, was found dead in the Starnberger Lake
After the lost World War I, Germany was forced to sign this treaty
This politician proclaimed the Republic on November 9th 1918
The Republic was called
This politician became the first Reichspräsident (President)
In 1933 this man became Chancellor
When this country was invaded in 1939, World War II began
On 20 July 1944 this man tried to assassinate Hitler
On that day the German armed forces surrendered
Germany was separated: on this day the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) was founded
And on this day the German Democratic Republic (Deutsche Demokratische Republik, or DDR)
The first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany was
And the first President was
In this year the Berlin Wall was built
In 1970 this terror group that was responsible for many murders in the following decade was founded
The Wall fell on that day
And Germany was reunified on that day which became its national day
In April 2005 this German became Pope Benedict XVI.

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