The First World War in 261 weeks

Meet all the characters of the Great War

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Timeline (in Dutch), containing all the characters of

The First World War in 261 weeks

Albert I (1875-1934) – 6 King (Belgium)

Amanoellah Khan (1892-1960) – 255 Emir/king (Afghanistan)

Ali Dinar (1856-1916) – 124 Sultan (Darfur)

Almereyda, Miguel (1883-1917) – 164 Anarchist (France)

Anderson, Alfred (1896-2005) – 26 Soldier (United Kingdom)

Annunzio, Gabriele d’ (1863-1938) – 82 Writer (Italy)

Ashe, Thomas (1885-1917) – 170 Revolutionary (Ireland)

Ashmore, Edward (1872-1953) – 167 Air defence pioneer (UK)

Asquith, Herbert Henry (1852-1928) – 37 Prime minister (UK)

Baden, Max von (1867-1929) – 223 Chancellor (Germany)

Barbusse, Henri (1873-1935) – 83 Soldier and writer (France)

Barthas, Louis (1879-1952) – 119 Soldier and writer (France)

Beatty, David (1871-1936) – 101 Admiral (United Kingdom)

Benedictus XV (1854-1922) – 162 Pope (Vatican)

Berchtold, Leopold Graf von (1863-1942) – 3 Minister of Foreign Affairs (Austria-Hungary)

Bernhardi, Friedrich von (1849-1930) – 113 General and historian (Germany)

Besant, Annie (1847-1933) – 116 Activist (United Kingdom)

Bethmann Hollweg, Theobald von (1856-1921) – 129 Chancellor (Germany)

Bion, Wilfred (1897-1979) – 178 Tank commander (United Kingdom)

Block, August de (1893-1979) – 23 Soldier (Belgium)

Blumenfeld, Erwin (1897-1969) – 172 Soldier and photographer (Germany)

Bochkareva, Maria (1889-1920) – 153 Soldier (Russia)

Boelcke, Oswald (1891-1916) – 122 Pilot (Germany)

Borden, Sir Robert (1854-1937) – 16 Prime minister (Canada)

Borms, August (1878-1946) – 137 Activist (Belgium)

Boroevic, Svetozar (1856-1920) – 111 General (Austria-Hungary)

Bratianu, Ion (1864-1927) – 112 Prime minister (Romenia)

Briand, Aristide (1862-1932) – 70 Prime minister (France)

Brittain, Vera (1893-1970) – 79 Nurse (United Kingdom)

Brockdorff-Rantzau, Ulrich (1869-1928)  – 254 Diplomat (Germany)

Brusilov, Aleksei (1853-1926) – 103 General (Russia)

Bülow, Bernhard von (1849-1929) – 34 Diplomat (Germany)

Cabot Lodge, Henry (1850-1924) – 244 Politician (United States)

Cadorna, Luigi (1850-1928) – 53 General (Italy)

Carol I (1839-1914) – 15 King (Romania)

Casement, Sir Roger (1864-1916) – 95 Revolutionary and diplomat (United Kingdom/Ireland)

Cavell, Edith (1865-1915) – 68 Nurse (United Kingdom)

Chamberlain, Houston S. (1855-1927) – 216 Writer (United Kingdom/Germany)

Chanson, Berthe (1880-1965) – 106 House wife (France)

Chaplin, Charlie (1889-1979) – 99 Actor (United Kingdom)

Chapman, Victor (1890-1916) – 98 Pilot (United States)

Cher Ami (?-1919) – 259  Hero pigeon (United States)

Churchill, Sir Winston (1874-1965) – 72 Politician (United Kingdom)

Clare, Percy (1880/1881-1950) – 146 Soldier (United Kingdom)

Clayton, Tubby (1885-1972) – 76 Clergyman (United Kingdom)

Clemenceau, Georges (1841-1929) – 177 Prime minister (France)

Cohan, George M. (1878-1942) – 156 Composer (United States)

Condon, John (1896-1915) – 48 Soldier (United Kingdom/Ireland)

Curie, Marie (1867-1934) – 33 Scientist (Poland/France)

Currie, Sir Arthur (1875-1933) – 176 General (Canada)

Despard, Charlotte (1844-1939) – 241 Pacifist (United Kingdom)

Diagne, Blaise (1872-1934) – 186 Politician (Senegal)

Diaz, Armando (1861-1928) – 208 General (Italy)

Djemal Pasha (1872-1922) – 109 Political leader and officer (Ottoman Empire)

Driant, Emile (1855-1916) – 87 Officer and writer (France)

Duhamel, Georges (1884-1966) – 233 Medic and writer (France)

Dunsterville, Lionel (1865-1946) – 191 General (United Kingdom)

Dyer, Reginald E. (1864-1927) – 251 Officer (United Kingdom)

Ebert, Friedrich (1871-1925) – 242 President (Germany)

Edmonds, James (1861-1956) – 249 Historian (United Kingdom)

Eichhorn, Hermann von (1848-1918) – 214 Marshall (Germany)

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955) – 257 Scientist (Germany/Switzerland/United States)

Eisner, Kurt (1867-1919) – 243 Pacifist and prime minister (Germany)

Enver Pasha (1881-1922) – 27 Political leader (Ottoman Empire)

Epp, Franz Ritter von (1868-1946) – 104 Officer (Germany)

Erzberger, Matthias (1875-1921) – 229 Politician (Germany)

Essad Pasha (1863-1920) – 88 Politician (Albania)

Ewing, Sir Alfred (1855-1935) – 25 Physicist and engineer (United Kingdom)

Faber, Francois (1887-1915) – 46 Sportsman and soldier (Luxemburg/France)

Falkenhayn, Erich von (1861-1922) – 92 Chief of general staff (Germany)

Farmborough, Florence (1887-1978) – 185 Nurse (United Kingdom)

Farr, Harry (1891-1916) – 117 Soldier ‘shot at dawn’ (United Kingdom)

Feisal ibn Hoessein (1885-1933) – 102 Revolutionary (Arabia)

Ferdinand I (1861-1948) – 65 Czar (Bulgaria)

Flex, Walter (1887-1917) – 173 Writer and soldier (Germany)

Foch, Ferdinand (1851-1929) – 197 Generalissimo (France)

Fokker, Anthony (1890-1939) – 43 Aviation pioneer (Netherlands)

Ford, Henry (1863-1947) – 75 Business man (United States)

Franchet d’Espèrey, Louis – 221 General (France)

Franz Ferdinand (1863-1914) – 1 Archduke(Austria-Hungary)

Franz Joseph (1830-1916)  – 126 Emperor (Austria-Hungary)

French, Sir John (1852-1925) – 77 Marshall (United Kingdom)

Freyberg, Bernard (1889-1963) – 125 Officer (New-Zealand)

Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) – 73 Psycholoog (Austria-Hungary)

Frink, Helmut (1919-1943) – 261 ‘Peace baby’ (Germany)

Gadsby, George (1898-2000) – 217 War prisoner(United Kingdom)

Gallieni, Joseph (1849-1916) – 11 General (France)

George V (1865-1936) – 40 King (United Kingdom)

Goltz, Colmar von der (1843-1916) – 39 Strategist and marshall (Germany)

Gouraud, Henri (1867-1946) – 222 General (France)

Grey, Sir Edward (1862-1933) – 4 Foreign secretary (United Kingdom)

Grimm, Robert (1881-1951) – 63 Socialist (Zwitserland)

Haber, Fritz (1868-1934) – 42 Chemist (Germany)

Haig, Sir Douglas (1861-1928) – 165 Marshall (United Kingdom)

Hamilton, Sir Ian (1853-1947) – 38 General (United Kingdom)

Hammarskjöld, Hjalmar (1862-1953) – 144 Prime minister (Sweden)

Hankey, Maurice (1877-1963) – 248 Civil servant (United Kingdom)

Hasek, Jaroslav (1883-1923) – 246 Writer (Czech)

Hemingway, Ernest (1899-1961) – 194 Ambulance driver and writer (United States)

Hertling, Georg von (1843-1919) – 182 Chancellor (Germany)

Hindenburg, Paul von (1847-1934) – 22 Marshall (Germany)

Hipper, Franz (1863-1932) – 31 Admiral (Germany)

Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945)  – 225 Soldier (Austria-Hungary/Germany)

Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964) – 14 Philanthropist (United States)

Horthy, Miklos (1868-1957) – 151 Admiral (Austria-Hungary)

Hötzendorf, Conrad von (1852-1925) – 85 Strategist and marshall (Austria-Hungary)

House, Edward Mandell (1858-1938) – 179 Diplomat and presidential advisor (United States)

Huelsenbeck, Richard (1892-1974) – 115 Artist (Germany)

Hutier, Oskar von (1857-1934) – 166 General (Germany)

Ivanov, Nicolai (1851-1919) – 81 General (Russia)

Jaurès, Jean (1859-1914) – 5 Socialist (France)

Jellicoe, John (1859-1935) – 127 Admiral (United Kingdom)

Joedenitsj, Nikolaj (1862-1933) – 86 General (Russia)

Joffre, Joseph (1852-1931) – 61 Marshall (France)

Jünger, Ernst (1885-1998) – 196 Soldier (Germany)

Karel I (1887-1922) – 138 Emperor (Austria-Hungary)

Kemal, Mustafa (Atatürk) (1881-1938) – 44 Officer (Ottoman Empire)

Kerenski, Alexander (1881-1970) – 142 Prime minister (Russia)

Keyes, Roger (1872-1945) – 200 Navy officer (United Kingdom)

Keynes, John Maynard (1883-1946) – 258 Economist (United Kingdom)

Khan, Khudadad (1888-1971) – 18 Soldier (India)

King, Olive (1885-1958) – 209 Ambulance driver (Australia/Serbia)

Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) – 66 Writer (United Kingdom)

Kisch, Egon Erwin (1885-1948) – 187 Journalist and soldier (Austria-Hungary)

Kitchener, Horatio (1850-1916) – 54 Marshall and politician (United Kingdom)

Kluck, Alexander von (1846-1934) – 10 General (Germany)

Kollontai, Alexandra (1872-1952) – 141 Revolutionary (Russia)

Kollwitz, Käthe (1867-1945) – 17 Artist (Germany)

Koltsjak, Alexander (1874-1920) – 230 (Russia)

Komitas Vardapet (1869-1935) – 49 Priest and musician (Armenia)

Kornilov, Lavr (1870-1918) – 168 General (Russia)

Kröller, Anton (1862-1941) – 36 Business man (Netherlands)

Krupp, (Big) Bertha (1886-1957)  – 7 Industrialist (Germany)

Kuhr, Piete (1902-1989) – 123 Diary writer (Germany)

Kun, Bela (1886-1938) – 247 Revolutionary (Hungary)

Lahaut, Julien (1884-1950) – 114 Soldier (Belgium)

Lawrence, Thomas Edward (1888-1935) – 132 Intelligence officer (United Kingdom)

Lenin, Vladimir (1870-1924) – 147 Revolutionary (Russia)

Lettow-Vorbeck, Paul von (1870-1964) – 29 General (Germany)

Livens, William Howard (1889-1964) – 184 Military innovator (United Kingdom)

Lloyd George, David (1863-1945) – 118 Prime minister (United Kingdom)

Ludendorff, Erich (1865-1937) – 195 Quartermaster general (Germany)

Lutyens, Sir Edwin (1869-1944) – 240 Architect (United Kingdom)

Luxemburg, Rosa (1871-1919) – 35 Socialist (Germany)

MacArthur, Douglas (1880-1964) – 193 Officer (United States)

Machen, Arthur (1863-1947) – 9 Writer (United Kingdom)

Mackensen, August von (1849-1945) – 32 Marshall (Germany)

Mangin, Charles (1866-1925) – 130 General (France)

Mann, Thomas (1875-1955) and Heinrich (1871-1950) – 157 Writers (Germany)

Mannerheim, Carl Gustaf (1867-1951) – 180 General (Finland)

Marc, Franz (1880-1916) – 89 Artist (Germany)

Markievicz, Constance (1868-1927) – Revolutionary (Ireland)

Masaryk, Thomas (1850-1937) – 202 Politician (Czech)

Mata Hari (1876-1916) – 97 Dancer and spy (Netherlands)

Maude, Sir Stanley (1864-1917) – 133 General (United Kingdom)

McAdoo, William Gibbs (1863-1941) – 226 Secretary of the Treasury (United States)

McCrae, John (1872-1918) – 188 Medic and poet (Canada)

Mehmet VI (1844-1918) – 211 Sultan (Ottoman Empire)

Meinertzhagen, Richard (1878-1967) – 175 Intelligence officer (United Kingdom)

Mercier, Désiré-Joseph (1851-1926) – 28 Cardinal (Belgium)

Milhais, Anibal (1895-1970) – 198 Soldier (Portugal)

Moltke, Helmuth von (1848-1916) – 12 Marshall (Germany)

John Monash (1865-1931) – 215 General (Australia)

Monelli, Paolo (1891-1984) – 155 Soldier (Italy)

Montagu, Edwin Samuel (1879-1924) – 203 Politician (United Kingdom)

Morgan, Anne (1873-1952) – 250 Philanthropist (United States)

Mussolini, Benito (1883-1945) – 139 Journalist and officer (Italy)

Nevill, Wilfred (1894-1916) – 105 Officer (United Kingdom) –

Nevinson, Christopher R.W. (1889-1946) – 256 Artist (United Kingdom)

Nicolaas I (1841-1921) – 80 King (Montenegro)

Nicolaas II (1868-1918) – 212 Czar (Russia)

Nicolajevitsj, Nicolaas (1856-1929) – 50 General (Russia)

Nijinski, Vaslav (1888/1889/1890-1950) – 239 Dancer (Russia)

Nivelle, Robert (1856-1924) – 149 General (France)

Nopper, Ernst (….-1916) – 69 Soldier (Germany)

Northcliffe, Lord (1865-1922) – 169 Propagandist (United Kingdom)

Norton-Griffiths, John (1871-1930) – 128 Ingenieur (United Kingdom)

Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918) – 227 Officer and poet (United Kingdom)

Paderewski, Ignacy Jan (1860-1941) – 235 Pianist and prime minister (Poland)

Pankhurst, Emmeline (1858-1928) – 55 Feminist (United Kingdom)

Papen, Franz von (1879-1969) – 110 Diplomat (Germany)

Pasic, Nikola (1845-1926) – 192 Prime minister (Serbia)

Patch, Harry (1898-2009) – 163 Soldier

Pégoud, Adolphe (1889-1915) – 62 Pilot (France)

Pershing, John (1860-1948) – 135 General (United States)

Pétain, Philippe (1956-1951) – 94 General (France)

Pevenaege, Odon van (1893-1917) – 160 Soldier (Belgium)

Pilsudski, Joseph (1867-1935) – 58 General (Poland)

Plumer, Sir Herbert (1857-1932) – 154 General (United Kingdom)

Poincaré, Raymond (1860-1934) – 238 President (France)

Popp, Lothar (1887-1980) – 237 Revolutionary (Germany)

Potiorek, Oskar (1853-1933)  – 021 Governor and general (Austria-Hungary)

Princip, Gavrilo (1894-1918) – 201 Assassinator (Bosnia-Herzegovina)

Putnik, Radomir (1847-1917) – 71 Marshall (Serbia)

Rasputin (1869-1916) – 131 Court adviser (Russia)

Rathenau, Walther (1867-1922) – 52 Industrialist and politician (Germany)

Rausenberger, Fritz (1868-1926) – 205 Military innovator (Germany)

Rawlinson, Sir Henry (1864-1925) – 107 General (United Kingdom)

Reed, John (1887-1920) – 171 Journalist (United States)

Reuter, Ludwig von (1869-1943) – 260 Admiral (Germany)

Richthofen, Manfred von (1892-1918) – 199 Pilot (Germany)

Rickenbacker, Eddie (1890-1973) – 220 Pilot (United States)

Rivers, William (1864-1922) – 150 Psychiatrist (United Kingdom)

Robertson, Sir William (1860-1933) – 140 Staff officer (United Kingdom)

Rommel, Erwin (1891-1944) – 174 Officer (Germany)

Roosevelt, Theodore (1858-1919) – 213 Former president (United States)

Rupprecht van Beieren (1869-1955) – 57 Crown prince (Germany)

Russell, Bertrand (1872-1970) – 183 Mathematician and pacifist (United Kingdom)

Saad Zaghlul Pasha (1859-1927) – 245 Nationalist and revolutionary (Egypt)

Sarrail, Maurice (1856-1929) – 67 General (France)

Samsonov, Alexander (1859-1914) – 8 General (Russia)

Schragmueller, Elsbeth (1887-1940) – 56 Spy (Germany)

Sassoon, Siegried (1886-1967) – 161 Officer and poet (United Kingdom)

Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 227 Artist (Austria-Hungary)

Sharif es Senussi, Ahmed (1873-1933) – 78 Religious leader (Lybia)

Shout, Alfred John (1882-1915) – 59 Soldier (Australia)

Smith, Samuel (1864-1915) – 30 Civilian war victim (United Kingdom)

Sonnino, Sidney (1847-1922) – 232 Minister Foreign Affairs (Italy)

Spee, Maximilian von (1861-1914) – 19 Admiral (Germany)

Stallings, Laurence (1894-1968) – 206 Soldier and writer (United States)

Schröder, Kick (1871-1938) – 51 Journalist (Netherlands)

Schwarzbard, Sholem (1886-1938) – 143 Soldier and assassinator (Russia)

Shikai, Yuan (1859-1916) – 91 Statesman (China)

Smuts, Jan (1870-1950) – 93 General and statesman (South Africa)

Spee, Maximilian von (1861-1914) – 019 Admiral (Germany)

Spicer-Simson, Geoffrey (1876-1947) – 100 Navy captain (United Kingdom)

Swinton, Ernest (1868-1951) – 84 Officer and innovator (United Kingdom)

Sykes, Sir Mark (1879-1919) – 96 Diplomat (United Kingdom)

Syrovy, Jan (1888-1970) – 218 Officer (Czech)

Takaaki, Kato (1860-1926) – 20 Minister Foreign Affairs (Japan)

Tseng-Tsiang, Lou (1871-1949) – 253 Negotiator (China)

Tirpitz, Alfred von (1849-1930) – 90 Admiral (Germany)

Tisza, Istvan (1861-1918) – 152 Prime minister (Austria-Hungary)

Townshend, Charles (1861-1924) – 74 Officer (United Kingdom)

Trotski, Leon (1879-1940) – 189 Revolutionary (Russia)

Ungern-Sternberg, Roman von (1885-1921) – 207 Officer (Russia)

Unknown Soldier – 108 (International)

Vanderbilt, Alfred (1877-1915) – 45 Civilian war victim (United States)

Vaughan, Victor C. (1851-1929) – 219 Medic (United States)

Venizelos, Eleftherios (1864-1936) – 60 Prime minister (Greece)

Verheijen, Sjowke en Toke (?-1916) – 120 Civilian war victims (Netherlands)

Victor Emanuel III (1869-1947) – 47 King (Italy)

Villa, Pancho (1878-1923) – 41 Revolutionary (Mexico)

Wassmuss, Wilhelm (1880-1931) – 64 Diplomat (Germany)

Weddigen, Otto (1882-1915) – 13 U-boat commander (Germany)

Wells, Ida B. (1862-1931) – 158 Civil rights activist (United States)

Weizmann, Chaim (1874-1952) – 204 Biochemist and zionist (United Kingdom)

Wet, Christiaan de (1854-1922) – 24 General (South Africa)

Whittlesey, Charles (1884-1921) – 224 Officer (United States)

Wilhelm II (1859-1914) – 2 Emperor (Germany)

Wilhelm II of Württemberg (1848-1921) – 231 King (Germany)

Wilhelm of Habsburg (1895-1948) – 136 Prince (Ukraine)

Willhelm of Prussia (1882-1951) – 159 Crown prince (Germany)

Wilson, Sir Henry (1864-1922) – 190 Staff officer (United Kingdom)

Wilson, Woodrow (1856-1924) – 145 President (United States)

Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889-1951) – 236 Philosopher (Austria-Hungary)

Xingqing, Gu (plm. 1894-?) – 148 Interpreter (China)

York, Alvin (1887-1964) – 252 Soldier (United States)

Zaharoff, Basil (1849-1936) – 210 Arms dealer (Ottoman Empire/France)

Zimmermann, Arthur (1864-1940) – 134 Minister Foreign Affairs (Germany)

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