Europe

Timeline of the History of Spain and the Iberian Peninsula chart

History of Spain and the Iberian Peninsula Timeline

The timeline of the history of Spain and the Iberian Peninsula is home to a vast and diverse array of civilizations and cultures. Dozens of different societies brought their influence to the region over the last few millennia. The peninsula is located in southwestern Europe and home to the modern day countries of Spain and …

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Breakdown of the Marshall Plan Aid by Country chart

Breakdown of the Marshall Plan Aid by Country

In the aftermath of World War II, Europe was in ruins. After 6 years of war cities and industries across the continent were reduced to rubble from fighting and aerial bombings. Something needed to be done to return the countries back to their prewar levels. Enter the Marshall Plan. Named after former US General and …

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Allied Aerial Bombings of German Cities in World War II chart

Allied Aerial Bombings of German Cities in World War II

Upon the breakout of World War II, there were those in military’s around the world that thought aerial power could be a decisive factor throughout the war. The ability to cripple a nations homeland would be essential to winning the war. Aerial power was one way to do this without having troops on the ground. …

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Reign of Terror Executions by Social Class chart

Reign of Terror Executions by Social Class

The Reign of Terror is well known as a dark period during the French Revolution. Lasting from 1793-1794 the Reign of Terror swept through France as the revolutionaries attempted to consolidate their power and eliminate any threats to the Revolution. This chart shows the total Reign of Terror executions by social class. King Louis XVI …

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Jewish Holocaust Victims by Country chart

Jewish Holocaust Victims by Country

The Holocaust is widely considered to be one of the worst events in human history. Over the course of several years the Nazi government of Germany committed genocide against European Jews. Over 6 million Jews were estimated to have been killed. This chart shows the breakdown of Jewish Holocaust victims by country. The beginnings of …

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Hyperinflation of the German Mark 1923 chart

Hyperinflation of the German Mark in 1923

Hyperinflation is defined as a very high and often accelerating rate of inflation. When a country experiences hyperinflation, the results are typically disastrous. This chart shows the hyperinflation of the German Mark in 1923. Some inflation is typically the sign of a healthy economy. Inflation signals a rise in the general cost of goods in …

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Battle of Thermopylae Greek Army Composition chart

Battle of Thermopylae Greek Army Composition

The Battle of Thermopylae is one of the most famous battles in ancient European history. The tale of the 300 Spartans last stand against the mighty Persian empire has rippled through the millennia to the present day. However, upon further review the legend doesn’t quite match up with the actual events. This chart shows the …

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