Timeline of Algiers

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Algiers, Algeria.

Prior to 16th century[edit]

16th–18th centuries[edit]

Algiers, ca.1690

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

1950s–1980s[edit]

  • 1950 – Population: 516,000 (urban agglomeration).[18]
  • 1952 – Aerohabitat housing complex built.[15]
  • 1953 – Jacques Chevallier becomes mayor.[19]
  • 1954
  • 1956
  • 1958 – May: Pro-French unrest.[1][20]
  • 1959 – Siemens branch in business.[21]
  • 1960
    • January: Pro-French unrest.[22]
    • Population: 872,000 (urban agglomeration).[18]
  • 1961 – April: Coup attempt.[23]
  • 1962
    • City becomes capital of independent Algeria.[1]
    • 200,000 European residents depart.[24]
  • 1963
    • Centre National d'Etudes et d'Analyses pour la Population et le Développement headquartered in city.[25]
    • Algerian National Theatre established.[26]
  • 1966
  • 1969 – Pan-African Arts Festival held.[28]
  • 1972 – 5 July 1962 Stadium opens.
  • 1975 – Hotel El-Aurassi in business.
  • 1977 – Population: 1,523,000 city; 1,740,461 urban agglomeration.[29]
  • 1978 – July: All-Africa Games held.
  • 1982 – Martyrs Memorial erected.
  • 1985 – National Institute for Global Strategic Studies headquartered in city.[25]
  • 1988 – October: Anti-government demonstrations.[3][5]

1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Brown 2008.
  2. ^ Hsain Ilahiane (2006). "Chronology". Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen). Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6490-0. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Algeria". Political Chronology of Africa. Political Chronologies of the World. Europa Publications. 2001. p. 1. ISBN 0203409957. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Britannica 1910.
  5. ^ a b Christelow 2004.
  6. ^ Lorenz 1922.
  7. ^ a b Friedman 1980.
  8. ^ a b c d e Cook 1904.
  9. ^ a b c "Algiers". Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art & Architecture. Oxford University Press. 2009. ISBN 978-0-19-530991-1. 
  10. ^ a b ArchNet. "(Algiers)". Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  11. ^ a b Appleton 1888.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h Baedeker 1911.
  13. ^ Viola Shafik (2007). Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity. American University in Cairo Press. ISBN 9774160657. 
  14. ^ a b Leon E. Seltzer, ed. (1952), "Algiers", Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World, New York: Columbia University Press, p. 44, OL 6112221M 
  15. ^ a b c d Cohen 2006.
  16. ^ "France: Africa: Algeria". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921. pp. 880–886 – via Internet Archive. 
  17. ^ "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1955. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 
  18. ^ a b c d e "The State of African Cities 2014". United Nations Human Settlements Programme. ISBN 978-92-1-132598-0. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  19. ^ a b Çelik 1997.
  20. ^ a b Christopher Hitchens (November 2006). "Chronology of the Algerian War of Independence". The Atlantic. 
  21. ^ "Siemens in Algeria: History Timeline". Munich: Siemens. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  22. ^ Muriel E. Chamberlain (1998). "Chronology of Decolonisation: the French Empire: Africa: Algeria". Longman Companion to European Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century. Routledge. pp. 158+. ISBN 978-1-317-89744-6. 
  23. ^ a b "Some key dates in Franco-Algerian relations". Reuters. 29 November 2007. 
  24. ^ Eichler 1977.
  25. ^ a b "Organizations". International Relations and Security Network. Switzerland: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 
  26. ^ Martin Banham, ed. (2004), History of Theatre in Africa, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 
  27. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1976). "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1975. New York. pp. 253–279. 
  28. ^ Martin Banham, ed. (1995), Cambridge Guide to Theatre, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 9780521434379 
  29. ^ United Nations Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, Statistics Division (1997). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1995 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 262–321. 
  30. ^ a b c "Algeria Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved 16 January 2013. 
  31. ^ "Movie Theaters in Algiers". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 30 September 2014. 

Bibliography[edit]

in English[edit]

Published in 18th–19th centuries
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Published in 21st century

in French[edit]

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