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2002
Flood
The Elbe flood becomes a flood event classified as a flood of the century .
Euro coin
The euro cash is put into circulation.
Hamid Karzai
Hamid Karzai takes over government affairs in Afghanistan
Annual dedications
Initiatives
Initiative Wissenschaft im Dialog of the BMBF : " Year of Geosciences "
UNESCO : "Year of Cultural Heritage "
United Nations : "International Year of Ecotourism "
United Nations : "International Year of the Mountains "
Nature and species protection
Medicinal Plant of the Year : Stinging butcher's broom
Tree of the year : juniper
Biotope of the year : source
Flower of the year : Wood violet
Fish of the year : burbot
River landscape of the year : Ilz
Vegetables of the year : Bottle gourd
Pet of the year : Angler cattle of old breeding direction
Medicinal plant of the year : Real chamomile
Insect of the year (Germany) : Brimstone butterfly
Landscape of the year : Old Flanders
Orchid of the year : Avian root
Mushroom of the year : Orange-foxed rough head
Spider of the year : Predatory spider
Perennial of the year : Asters
Fruit variety of the year : Süli pear
Animal of the year : Red deer
Bird of the year (Germany) : House sparrow
Bird of the year (Switzerland) : Goldhammer
Tags
Word of the year (Germany): Expensive
Unword of the year (Germany): I-AG
Rate of the year (Germany): " There is only one 'Rudi Völler "
Stock exchange news of the year : Enronitis
Word of the year (Austria): Expensive
Unword of the year (Austria) resignation from resignation
Set of the year (Austria) "I'm already gone - I'm back!"
Word of the year (Liechtenstein): dualism
Unword of the year (Liechtenstein) Constitutional opponent
Rate of the year (Liechtenstein) "Without a prince we are nothing"
2002 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2755
Armenian calendar 1450-1451
Ethiopian calendar 1994-1995
Badi calendar 158-159
Bengali calendar 1408-1409
Berber calendar 2952
Buddhist calendar 2546
Burmese calendar 1364
Byzantine calendar 7510-7511
Chinese calendar
 - era 4698-4699 or
4638-4639
 - 60 year cycle

Metal snake ( 辛巳 , 18) -
water horse ( 壬午 , 19)

French
revolutionary calendar
CCX - CCXI
210-211
Hebrew calendar 5762-5763
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2058-2059
 - Shaka Samvat 1924-1925
Iranian calendar 1380-1381
Islamic calendar 1422-1423
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Heisei 14
 - Kōki 2662
Coptic calendar 1718-1719
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4335
 - Juche era 91
Minguo calendar 91
Modern Olympics XXVII
Seleucid calendar 2313-2314
Thai solar calendar 2545

Events

Politics and world events

January

February

March

April

May

Flag of the new East Timor state

June

July

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam

August

September

October

November

December

economy

science and technology

Rama VIII Bridge at night
The mosquito species Anopheles gambiae , vector of malaria

Culture

music

See also: Category: Music 2002

Movie and TV

  • After ten years, Tele 5 will return to German television on April 28, 2002 .

society

Sports

For entries of athletics world records, see under the respective discipline under athletics .

Disasters

Born

January to December

Day unknown

Died

This is a list of the most important people who passed away in 2002. For a more detailed list see Nekrolog 2002 .

January

Astrid Lindgren († January 28)

February

Hildegard Knef († February 1)

March

Marion Countess Dönhoff († March 11th)

April

May

Richard Stücklen with Federal President Richard von Weizsäcker

June

Fritz Walter († June 17)

July

August

September

October

November

Rudolf Augstein († November 7th)

December

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

Web links

Commons : 2002  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. www.un.org
  2. Shipping disasters timeline . BBC, March 31, 2006, accessed October 28, 2018.