First posted on October 23rd 2002, last revised on October 19th 2008






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"Textfiles" leads to files from WHKMLA
"Topical Maps" lead to further maps posted at WHKMLA
"External Maps" lead to maps posted elsewhere on the web

To view maps of Europe during the period from 1500 to 1815, click on the label to the left

EUROPE AFTER THE VIENNA CONGRESS

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External Online Maps : Europe in 1820; from IEG Maps, Univ. Mainz
External Online Map : Europe 1815-1905 (faulty), from C. Colbeck, Public School's Historical Atlas, 1905, posted by PCL, UTexas
External Online Map : Europe in 1848, by F.E. Smitha
EUROPE IN THE LATER 19TH CENTURY

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External Online Map : Paris 1866, from John Murray, A Handbook for Visitors to Paris, 1866, posted by PCL, UTexas
External Online Map : Europe in 1864, posted by Ancestry - The Polish Connection
EUROPE PRIOR TO WORLD WAR I

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External Online Map : Europe 1900, from euratlas
External Online Maps : Europe in 1900, Europe in 1914, from Historical Atlas of the 20th Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : Europe in 1914, by F.E. Smitha; poor
External Online Map : Europe in 1914, posted by Ancestry - The Polish Connection
External Online Maps : Bosatlas, 13th edition, 1897 : Europe, political, from Strijd on Ruimte in Kaart (Struggle for room on the map), online exhibition of University Library, Amsterdam; scroll down; comment in Dutch
EUROPE IN WORLD WAR I

External Online Maps : Map Room, from Trenches on the Web; detail maps, no map on all of Europe offered
External Online Maps : Maps of WW I, from US Military Academy; mostly detail maps (52)
External Online Maps : Europe in 1914, from US Military Academy; map mistitled - shows alliances in WW I; faulty
EUROPE BETWEEN THE WARS

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External Online Map : Europe in 1919-1929, from US Military Academy (sloppy & faulty)
External Online Maps : Europe in 1937, from Historical Atlas of the 20th Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : Religious Map of Europe (1923), posted by Chuck Anesi
External Online Map : Europe - German Expansion 1936-1939, posted by US Military Academy, sloppy
External Online Map : Europe and Asia Minor in 1924, from World War II maps by date, posted by Univ. of San Diego
External Online Map : Europe 1925, from Tony Belmonte's Historical Atlas of Europe & the Middle East, sloppy & faulty (has Hatay/Alexandrette Turkish prematurely, uses name Yugoslavia for SHS, has Savoy still Italian)
External Online Maps : Bosatlas, 27th edition, 1922 : Europe, political, from Strijd on Ruimte in Kaart (Struggle for room on the map), online exhibition of University Library, Amsterdam; scroll down; comment in Dutch

EUROPE IN WORLD WAR II

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External Online Maps : Fascist Europe from Historical and Political Maps of Europe, by Joaquin de Salas Vara del Rey
External Online Map : Europe in 1942, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : German-occupied Europe, 1942, from Jewish Virtual Library
External Online Maps : Maps of WW II, European Theatre, posted by US Military Academy (83), mostly detail maps
External Online Maps : Europe : Allied Gains in 1944, (Central Europe, sloppy), Europe, Allied Gains Dec. 1944-May 1945 (larger Germany), Europe in 1945, occupation zones, posted by US Military Academy
External Online Maps : World War II Maps by Date, posted by Univ. of San Diego; over 100 detail maps, many non-European
External Online Map : Europe, N. Africa and Middle East, 1939-1942, by F.E. Smitha
External Online Map : Europe in 1842, posted by Ancestry - The Polish Connection

EUROPE IN THE EARLY COLD WAR

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External Online Maps : Bosatlas, 38th edition, 1951 : Europe, political, from Strijd on Ruimte in Kaart (Struggle for room on the map), online exhibition of University Library, Amsterdam; scroll down; comment in Dutch
EUROPE IN THE PERIOD OF DETENTE

External Online Map : Europe in 1970, from Historical Atlas of the 20th Century, by M. White
EUROPE BEFORE THE COLLAPSE OF COMMUNISM

MODERN EUROPE

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External Online Map : Development of the European Union 1951-1997, from Atlas of Europe at FU Berlin



EXTERNAL
SITES
Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe, from euratlas (Christos Nuessli)
Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age : Europe Site, by Joaquin de Salas Vara de Rey
Karten von Europa, 1799-1838 (Maps of Europe, 1799-1838), posted by Univ. Potsdam, Institut für Slavistik
Maps on the Political Development of Europe, from IEG Maps at Univ. Mainz
Historical Maps of Europe, from PCL, UTexas
Historical Atlas by William Shepherd, 1923/1926, posted by PCL, UTexas
Atlas of Europe (Euroatlas), at FU Berlin; not historical.
Europe Maps from Atlas Historique, comment in French
Europe, from Maps of the Past
REFERENCE F.W. Putzger, Historischer Atlas zur Welt- und Schweizer Geschichte (Historical Atlas on World and Swiss History), 9th ed. Aarau : Sauerländer 1975
Westermann, Grosser Atlas zur Weltgeschichte (Grand Atlas on World History), Braunschweig : Westermann (1956) 1982
Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Zentralinstitut für Geschichte (GDR Academy of Sciences, Central Institute for History) : Atlas zur Geschichte (Atlas on History), 2 vol., Gotha : VEB Hermann Haack 1975
Red Army Publishing Bureau, Atlas Oficera, Moscow 1984; voluminous, has historical map section at end, mostly showing military campaigns
B.A. Vermaseren, Atlas Algemene en Vaderlandse Geschiedenis (Atlas on General and National History), Groningen : Noordhoff, 17th ed. 1963 (National History = Dutch History)
Hermann Kinder & Werner Hilgemann, The Penguin Atlas of World History, 2 vols., translated from the German original (1964), 2 vols., Harmondsworth : Penguin 1978
List, Geschichte unserer Welt in Karten und Dokumenten (History of our world in maps and documents), München : List 1974