Big Four

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Big Four or Big 4 may refer to:





International relations[edit]

  • Big Four (Western Europe): France, Germany, Italy, and the United Kingdom
  • Big Four Conference, various conferences between the victorious nations after World War I and World War II
  • The Big Four (World War I), the four major Allied powers and their leaders at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919: France, Italy, Britain and the United States
  • The Four Policemen or Big Four, a proposed post-World War II council expected to guarantee world peace (China, Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States)

Art, entertainment, and media[edit]


  • The Big Four, the first syncopated bass drum pattern to deviate from the standard on-the-beat march, invented by Buddy Bolden


Events and their sponsors[edit]


  • Big Four (band), a Chinese male pop group
  • Big Four (Britpop), used to describe four of most popular bands on the Britpop scene of the 1990s; Blur, Oasis, Pulp, Suede
  • Big Four (Thrash metal), used to describe four of the most popular and recognizable bands on the thrash metal scene in the 1980s and early 1990s; Anthrax, Megadeth, Metallica, Slayer

Other art, entertainment, and media[edit]


Other uses[edit]

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