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1648: Peace of Westphalia  
"The Peace of Westphalia does not have a good reputation in our textbooks. One only needs to look at the patchwork map of Germany in 1648 to see how powerless the region was. Germany had been devastated by long years of war and appeared to have been obliterated as a state and as a political power."

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1960: Christoph Schlingensief
1806: French in Berlin
24.10.2014 New York doctor tests positive for Ebola
A doctor who recently returned to New York City after treating patients with Ebola in Guinea has tested positive for the disease. Three contacts of the man are under observation
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Which European capital did Napoleon march into on 24 October 1806?