Cold War

The Cold War is the name given to the period of high geopolitical tensions during the second half of the twentieth century, between the United States and its allies forming the Western bloc on the one hand and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and its satellite states forming the Eastern bloc on the other.

Cuban Missile Crisis

Summary There were also about 700 medium-range ballistic missiles R-12 and R-14. The Soviet Navy included 25 submarines equipped with nuclear ballistic missiles: 5 nuclear-powered Project 658 SSBNs and 20 diesel-powered Project 629 SSBNs. These submarines and their 650-km range missiles were less advanced than their U.S. counterparts, were quite noisy, and had surface launch … Read more

German Peasants’ War

The German Peasants’ War, Great Peasants’ War or Great Peasants’ Revolt was a widespread popular uprising in the German-speaking areas of Central Europe from 1524 to 1525.

Treaty of Campo Formio

The Treaty of Campoformio was a treaty signed on October 17, 1797 by General Napoleon Bonaparte, commander in chief of the Army of Italy, and Count Johann Ludwig Josef von Cobenzl, representing Austria, at Campoformido, a town in Friuli just outside Udine.

Vienna Conference

The Congress of Vienna held in 1814-1815 was one of the most important conferences in the history of Europe and a milestone in the history of international law.