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1914 - 1918 World War I
1922 USSR formed by Soviet states
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1871 Franco - Prussian War
1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
1899 Boer War begins
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1912 Titanic sinks on maiden voyage
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
1854 Crimean War with Russia
1869 Opening of Suez Canal
 Gísli Benediktsson
 b.1838
 d.1914
 Sigurður Gíslason
 b.1875 Hróastaðakoti
 d.1921
 Sigvaldi Benediktsson
 b.1829
 d.1870
 Margrét Sigvaldadóttir
 b.1850
 d.1939
 Sigríður Eiríksdóttir
 b.1812
 d.1893
 Valgerður Pálína Sigurðardóttir
 b.1879
 d.1959