The world and the history of mankind are full of joy, sadness and countless amazing events. But some of them caused the fastest turns on the history wheel and the greatest changes. Let’s look at the 10 events that have changed the course of history and where they have been, that have caused bitterly sweet payments for humanity.


1.  Magna Carta, (1215) – England

The first time in the history of mankind, where the king’s powers are shared, is the document that is the oldest constitution in history and much more in the name of democracy.


2.  Reform and Renaissance, (15th century- 17th century) – Italy

It is the first light that lit by science, art, free thinking against medieval darkness in Italy. Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Boticelli, Shakespeare, Martin Luther King, Copernicus and many others took the role in this one of the biggest leaps of humanity.


3. France Revolution, (1789-1799) – France

The ultimate defeat of the absolute monarchy against the enlightened and revolutionary power of the people. The hard blow of libertarian and egalitarian thought to the Catholic Church through the establishment of the Republic.

4.  World War I, (1914-1918) – Serbia

The first major global tragedy in human history. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was the heir to the Austrian throne, was killed in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914 by a Serbian nationalist named Gavrilo Princip, leading to the death of 17 million people for four years.


5.  World War II, (1939-1945) – Poland

The second great global tragedy in human history. It started with the invasion of Poland by the Nazi armies under the command of Adolf Hitler on September 1, 1939, and resulted in the deaths of 40-50 million people as the bloodiest war ever.


6. The invention and use of the atom bomb, (1945) – Hiroshima/Nagasaki, Japan

The move that ended World War II. The US air force threw the ‘fat man’ nicknamed the atomic bomb to the city, led to the death of at least 70 thousand people. A dirty end written in one of the dirtiest wars in history.


7. Neil Armstron stepped on the moon, (1969) – Moon, Space 🙂

For the first time on the moon’s surface, Apollo 11 made a manned flight and Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon on July 20 with a total of 600,000 viewers. Armstrong’s words about this historical event, which symbolizes the first steps of humanity beyond the Earth, are memorable: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”


8. The Fall of Berlin Wall, (1989) – Berlin, Germany

One of the most important symbols of the Cold War period was the 155-kilometer wall that divided East and West Germany into two has been pulled down on 3rd October. This incident marked the end of the Cold War and the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe.


9. The dissolution of the Soviet Union, (1991) – Russia 

The second pole of the bipolar world, positioned opposite the US, was disbanded on December 25 by the last President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev. The destruction of the last obstacle in front of the world to the bipolar capitalist planet.


10. September 11 attack, (2001) – New York, USA

With this incident, two passenger aircraft crashing to the World Trade Center image has been etched to the memory of the whole world. 2996 people lost their lives as a result of the four attacks with abducting four planes by al-Qaeda-affiliated militants.

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