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The results of the Reichstag election in 1907 by constituency
In the “ Hottentot election” for the 12th German Reichstag
, the SPD loses almost half of its mandates.
Map of the division of Persia into Russian and British zones of influence by the Treaty of St. Petersburg
In the Saint Petersburg Treaty, Great Britain and Russia agree, among other things, their areas of interest in Persia .
1907 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1355/56 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1899/1900 (September 11-12)
Baha'i calendar 63/64 (March 20/21)
Bengali solar calendar 1312/13 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2450/51 (southern Buddhism); 2449/50 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 76th (77th) cycle

Year of the Fire Sheep 丁未 ( from February 13th , before that Fire Horse丙午)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1269/70 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4240/41 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1285/86 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1324/25 (February 13-14)
Japanese calendar Meiji 40 ( 明治 40 年 );
Kōki 2567
Jewish calendar 5667/68 (September 8/9)
Coptic calendar 1623/24 (September 11-12)
Malayalam calendar 1082/83
Rumi Calendar (Ottoman Empire) 1322/23 (March 1)
Seleucid era Babylon: 2217/18 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2218/19 (turn of the year October)

Suriyakati Calendar (Thai Solar Calendar) 2449/50 (April 1st)
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1963/64 (April)


Politics and world events

Alliance Policy in Europe


Eduard Müller

German Empire / Denmark


Parliament in the first legislative period in 1907
Gustav V of Sweden
  • December 8th : After the death of Oskar II , his eldest son Gustav V becomes King of Sweden . He refuses a coronation ceremony, which makes him the country's first "uncrowned" king.

Other events in Europe


  • September 11th : Bloody riots in the Canadian port city of Vancouver - the riots are directed against Japanese immigrants who have been driven from their jobs by whites. When the Japanese fight back, whites storm the Asian district and burn it down.

United States of America

Charles Curtis
United States after the admission of Oklahoma
The U.S. Atlantic Fleet in line, likely on departure from Hampton Roads , Virginia , 1907

Central America

South America


Central Asia

Mohammed Ali Shah

East asia

  • July 19 : Treaty between Russia and Japan : Japan annexes Korea and the southern part of Manchuria , Russia annexes northern Manchuria.
  • July 19 : The Korean Emperor Gojong is forced to abdicate by Japan. Reason: He had sent a Korean delegation to the Hague Peace Conference to free Korea from its Japanese dependency.
  • July 24th : Korea has to sign an annexation treaty and becomes a Japanese protectorate .

Other events in Asia

International Conferences


Panic of 1907

Crowd of people on Wall Street in October 1907

Business start-ups


Other economic events

  • Henkel launches Persil detergent in Germany.
  • October 26 : The “ HOMA ” brand for margarine is entered in the German commercial register.

science and technology

Carl Hagenbeck 1907
The Nimrod the day before departure
Lower jaw by brick wall



Visual arts

Adele Bloch-Bauer I
Oil, silver and gold on canvas


Music and theater

Sheet music waltz dream



Maria Montessori



Mining disasters


Shipping disasters

Postcard with reference to the downfall

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .


Map of the route covered

Nobel Prizes

price person country Reason for awarding the prize image
Nobel Price for physics Albert A. Michelson
United States 45United States United States (born in Strelno , then Prussia ) Prussia KingdomKingdom of Prussia  "For his optical precision instruments and his spectroscopic and metrological investigations carried out with them" ( Michelson interferometer ) Albert Abraham Michelson
Nobel Prize in Chemistry Eduard Buchner
German EmpireThe German Imperium German Empire "For his biochemical investigations and the discovery of cell-free fermentation " Eduard Buchner
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Alphonse Laveran
FranceFrance France "In recognition of his work on the importance of protozoa as pathogens" Alphonse Laveran
Nobel Prize in literature Rudyard Kipling
United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom (born in Bombay , British India ) The Star of India Red Ensign "In recognition of the powers of observation, the original imagination and the male strength in conception and portrayal that distinguish the creations of this world-famous writer" Rudyard Kipling
Nobel Peace Prize Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italy 1861Kingdom of Italy (1861-1946) Italy (born in Milan , Austria ) Austrian EmpireEmpire of Austria  President of the Lombard Peace League Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Louis Renault
FranceFrance France played a prominent role at various international congresses, in particular the Hague Peace Conferences and the meetings of the Hague Conference on Private International Law Louis Renault



Sergei Pavlovich Korolev, 1938
Manfred von Ardenne, 1933


James A. Michener


Georg Maurer
Helmuth James Graf von Moltke, January 1945
Zarah Leander, 1938


Mochizuki Minoru
Nikolaas Tinbergen, 1978


Wolf Graf Baudissin
Yang Shangkun
John Wayne, 1963


Frank Whittle
Hans Jensen, 1963


Robert A. Heinlein, 1976





Astrid Lindgren, 1994
Karl Mewis


Oscar Niemeyer, 1950s
Erich Mielke, 1976

Exact date of birth unknown


January February

Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev, 1897

March April

Ernst von Bergmann

May June

July August

September October

November December

Self-portrait Paula Modersohn-Becker with a camellia branch, 1907
King Oskar II of Sweden and Norway

Exact date of death unknown

Web links

Commons : 1907  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files