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History repeats itself. (Thucydides)

The statements "history repeats itself" and "history never repeats itself" are in practice equally true.
(George Macaulay Trevelyan)

History never repeats itself. (Vilfredo Pareto)

And I'll spare you the Karl Marx quote on history.

HISTORY

NAKED

Modern History

Modern history told in 25 photos.

Three years of work to create a story in pictures, from 1901 to today and the collection is not yet complete.


With a hint of irony, despite being many dramatic events,

inspired by masters more experienced than me.


1901 - The Nobel Prize is born.

Nobel Prize
First flight

1903

 

December

17 The

Wrights

Brothers First Flight

Titanic

1912

 

April 15

 

Titanic.

1914 June 28 - Sarajevo: Archduke Francesco Ferdinando is killed near the "Latin" bridge.

First war

1920 February 24

 

Hofbräuhaus of Monaco: Hitler speaks for one of the first times in public.

Hitler

1922 December 30

 

Five years after the revolution the U.S.S.R. It is born.

Communism

1924 - Satyendranath Bose

 

(Indian scientist). Theorizes together with Einstein the particles called precisely Bosoni.

small particle theory
TV set invention

1926

 

John Logie Baird invented the television in a London warehouse.

black friday

1929 October 29

 

Black Tuesday, the New York Stock Exchange collapses.

second world war

1939/1945

1945

 

August 6  

 

Hiroshima.

atomic bomb
Vietnam

1955/1975-War in Vietnam: The Americans in these years launched 57 million tons of “Agent Orange” on forests suffocating dioxins; and without calculating Napalm.

1961

 

August 13 

 

The Berlin Wall is born, people die looking for a way out.

berlin's wall
3 Worlds theory

1970

 

At the beginning of this decade, the concept is forged that the world is divided into three: first, second and third world.

1981


May 13 


Pope John Paul II is hit by 4 gunshots fired by Mehmet Ali Ağca belonging to the gray wolves.

Killing the pope
AIDS

1981

 

July 3

 

At the beging was: “G.R.I.D. – Gay Related Immuno Deficiency”. Observed that the disease made no distinction of sexual orientation, the term of A.I.D.S. he was coined.

Falkland's war

1982

 

April 2 

 

War between England and Argentina for the Falkland Islands.

Berlin's wall

1989

 

November 9

 

The Berlin wall no longer exists.

Israel

1993

 

September 13

 

The handshake between Yitzhak Rabin, Prime Minister of Israel and Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

New planet

1995

 

Geneva

 

The first extrasolar planet is discovered, orbiting around the star: 51 Pegasi.

2001

 

11 September

 

Twin towers.

Twin towers
Euro is born

2002

 

January 1

 

The euro is born.

2007

 

July

 

Martin Bojowald presents the Big Bounce theory, a new theory on the birth of the universe.

New theory
Isis

2014 -  2018

 

Isis affects everywhere.

Covid 19

2019

 

December

 

The health authorities of the city of Wuhan in China found the first cases of patients showing symptoms of "pneumonia of unknown cause".

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