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2007
G8 summit in Heiligendamm
At the G8 summit in Heiligendamm , both the future issues and the strict security precautions were in the public eye.
Nicolas Sarkozy
In France, Nicolas Sarkozy wins the presidential election against Ségolène Royal with a high turnout .
Ban Ki-moon
Ban Ki-moon takes over the office of Secretary General of the United Nations .
Scholven coal-fired power station
The publication of the fourth climate report leads to a worldwide rethinking of climate protection policy .

Annual dedications

2007 in other calendars
From urbe condita 2760
Armenian calendar 1455-1456
Ethiopian calendar 1999-2000
Badi calendar 163-164
Bengali calendar 1413-1414
Berber calendar 2957
Buddhist calendar 2551
Burmese calendar 1369
Byzantine calendar 7515-7516
Chinese calendar
 - era 4703-4704 or
4643-4644
 - 60 year cycle

Fire dog ( 丙戌 , 23) -
Fire pig ( 丁亥 , 24)

French
revolutionary calendar
CCXV - CCXVI
215-216
Hebrew calendar 5767-5768
Hindu calendar
 - Vikram Sambat 2063-2064
 - Shaka Samvat 1929-1930
Iranian calendar 1385-1386
Islamic calendar 1427-1428
Japanese calendar
 - Nengō (era): Heisei 19th
 - Kōki 2667
Coptic calendar 1723-1724
Korean calendar
 - Dangun era 4340
 - Juche era 96
Minguo calendar 96
Modern Olympics XXVIII
Seleucid calendar 2318-2319
Thai solar calendar 2550

people

Initiatives

Species protection

Events

Politics and world events

January

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

February

March

European flag

  • 0March 9 : The European Union makes a binding commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a fifth by 2020 compared to 1990 levels.
  • 0March 9th: The Bundestag , contrary to the protests of the trade unions , passes the pension at the age of 67.
  • 0March 9: The German Bundestag decides to send tornadoes to Afghanistan . As a result, al-Qaeda issued terrorist warnings on the Internet.
  • March 23rd : In the various member states of the EU , the celebrations and memorial hours of the parliaments on the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome begin .
  • March 25 : In Berlin , on the occasion of the celebrations for the Treaty of Rome, the 27 government representatives of the EU sign a joint declaration on the European Union.

April

May

June

Gordon Brown

July

Pratibha Patil

August

September

Myanmar flag

October

November

Kevin Rudd

December

Benazir Bhutto

economy

science and technology

The Herodium from the air

Disasters

Collapsed I-35-W bridge

Natural events

  • January 18 : Europe . Hurricane Kyrill , the worst hurricane since Lothar on December 26, 1999, sweeps across large parts of Europe. He claims 34 lives there and causes at least 8 billion euros in property damage in Germany alone.
  • February 12 : A winter storm begins in Canada and the northern United States , freezing the area in snow and cold for days.
  • February 22nd : Cyclone Favio causes severe damage in Mozambique , especially on the holiday island of Bazaruto , and kills three people after devastating parts of Madagascar .
  • The winter of 2007 is one of the warmest on record in much of Europe.
  • April 1 : An earthquake with a magnitude M W = 8.1 off the coast of the Solomon Islands triggers a tsunami that destroys around 900 houses and kills around 50 people.
  • After the warmest winter ever, there is one of the warmest springs ever. Temperatures over 30 degrees are measured as early as April, mainly in Central Europe, while floods and unusually low temperatures occur in the Mediterranean region.
  • At Whitsun, after extremely high temperatures across Europe, people die in storms . There are a total of 14 deaths. The storms move from Spain via France and Italy to Germany and Austria.
  • June 6th : At least 23 people die in the worst cyclone in Oman in 30 years.
  • June 20th - June 22nd : Severe storms occur throughout Central Europe. In Austria there were hailstorms and storms with up to 140 km / h. Three people die in Austria because of flying parts and falling trees. The damage is enormous, in some areas almost the entire harvest has been destroyed. Roofs are covered, power lines torn down and trees uprooted or demolished. Traffic in Vienna came to a standstill, and there were countless seriously injured people.
  • July 14th - July 21st : Austria suffers from a heat wave . For a week the temperatures rose to almost 40 degrees. There are 5 dead to mourn. The maximum temperature was reached in Andau with 39.5 degrees Celsius.
  • July: In southern and southeastern Europe a heat wave leads to temperatures of up to 45 degrees. Affected are Hungary , Romania , Bulgaria , Greece , Macedonia , Albania , Montenegro , Serbia , Bosnia-Herzegovina , Croatia , Kosovo and Italy . 500 forest fires are raging in Italy alone. Vacationers on the Croatian Adriatic coast in Greece have to be evacuated. There are hundreds of heat deaths in Hungary, including Romania. While there is a heat disaster in the south, there is a flood of the century in England. Within one day the rain fell for several months. Whole areas were flooded and a state of emergency was declared. Hundreds of thousands of people were without drinking water and electricity. Large cities like Oxford were also flooded.
Rapidfire - NASA image from southern Greece taken on August 25th at the height of the forest fires in Greece
  • Beginning of August: Large regions in India and Bangladesh are flooded by the monsoons . The number of deaths in India rises to over 1,300 people.
  • August 15 : At least 510 people die in Peru in a severe earthquake with a magnitude of 8 on the moment magnitude scale . Over 1600 are injured.
  • Mid-August: Category 5 Hurricane Dean wreaked havoc in the Antilles and the Yucatán Peninsula, killing at least 38 people.
  • August: Severe forest fires on the Greek Peloponnese peninsula kill at least 64 people. Almost all of Greece and the island of Evia are affected. There is talk of the worst forest fires ever. The whole landscape has been destroyed and the animal carcasses threaten to break out epidemics.
  • October: Large areas fall victim to severe forest fires in southern California .
  • November: In the Alpine region, more snow falls within a few days than it has been in about 30 years. In some regions of Austria, around 150 cm of snow fall within 48 hours.
  • November 9th : Storm surge caused by hurricane Tilo
  • November 15 : Cyclone Sidr goes ashore near Bangladesh and devastates parts of the country, killing over 3,000 people and fear of 10,000 deaths.

Culture and society

For the first time in human history, more people live in cities than in the countryside.

music

See also: 2007 number one hits in Australia , Belgium , Denmark , Germany , Finland , France , Ireland , Italy , Japan , Canada , Croatia , Mexico , New Zealand , the Netherlands , Norway , Austria , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Sweden , Switzerland , Slovakia , Spain , South Korea , Czech Republic , Hungary , the United States and the United Kingdom .

See also: Category: Music 2007

Sports

logo

religion

Born

Died

For a detailed list see Nekrolog 2007 .

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Gallery of the deceased

Nobel Prizes

Web links

Commons : 2007  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files
 Wikinews: 2007  - in the news

Individual evidence

  1. 800th Anniversary of the Birth of Mawlana Jalal-ud-Din Balkhi-Rumi ( Memento from June 29, 2009) Unesco (English).
  2. ^ Elizabeth year
  3. ^ Euler year
  4. Senckenberg year
  5. European Year of Equal Opportunities. Retrieved May 7, 2015 .
  6. Year of the Humanities ( Memento from December 16, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
  7. International Heliophysical Year
  8. The Year of the Dolphin. Greenpeace, January 2, 2007, accessed May 7, 2015 .
  9. ^ Eliminated time online January 19, 2007.
  10. www.gesundheitpro.de ( Memento from September 27, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
  11. Time: Freedom of the press: "Cicero" raid was illegal ( Memento of March 1, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
  12. n-tv: Merkel prevails
  13. ^ Bundestag passes pension at 67 , Die Welt. March 9, 2007. 
  14. Courageous Chancellor Zeit Online.
  15. Federal printed matter 384/07 15 June 2007 ( Memento of 9 April 2011 at the Internet Archive )
  16. ^ N-tv: Dialogue with Terrorists
  17. ^ "A good day for Europe" (press releases of the EU Council Presidency, June 23, 2007) ( Memento of June 30, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
  18. Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Consumer Protection ( Memento from January 11, 2012 in the web archive archive.today )
  19. ^ Monk protests in Burma expanded again. Handelsblatt, September 22, 2007, accessed on May 7, 2015 .
  20. ^ Treaty of Lisbon. State Center for Political Education Baden-Württemberg, accessed on May 7, 2015 .
  21. National Council 2007
  22. ^ Government declares state of emergency from Standard November 4, 2007.
  23. www.tagesschau.de - Tusk wants to improve its neighborhood with Germany ( Memento from July 24, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
  24. Tagesschau from November 24, 2007
  25. Tagesschau - An EU agreement for everyone
  26. ^ Speech by Federal Council President Ole von Beust. Retrieved May 7, 2015 .
  27. ^ Assassin murders Benazir Bhutto , Spiegel Online. December 27, 2007. 
  28. Alevis see Tatort as an advertisement for Orthodox , Die Welt. December 30, 2007. 
  29. National Geographic , Planet Earth 2008. Our changing world: numbers, data, facts, p. 31.
  30. ^ Germany: First balanced household since 1969 Zeit Online.
  31. Ruth David: Hindalco To Buy Novelis For $ 6 Billion. In: forbes.com. Forbes Media, February 11, 2007, accessed June 18, 2017 .
  32. Global financial and economic crisis. Federal Agency for Civic Education, accessed on May 7, 2015 .
  33. FAZ: Dollar weakness: will the new key currency soon be called the euro?
  34. New discount giant: Edeka joins Plus (tagesschau.de archive)
  35. ^ RoboCup Atlanta 2007
  36. The Klonprüfung now online on 21 November of 2007.
  37. Der Tagesspiegel: Flood disaster in Asia Millions of people on the run
  38. World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision, Highlights (ST / ESA / SER.A / 352). (PDF) United Nations , Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, 2014, p. 7 , accessed on April 1, 2018 (English): “In 2007, for the first time in history, the global urban population exceeded the global rural population, ... "
  39. ^ Diocese of Limburg : Decree of Bishop Franz Kamphaus of January 15, 2007. Published in the Official Gazette of the Diocese of Limburg 2007 No. 2 from February 1, 2007 No. 449: Certificate of the establishment of the profile church "Holy Cross - Center for Christian Meditation and Spirituality". In: Website of the parish of St. Josef Frankfurt . February 1, 2007, accessed October 13, 2016 .
  40. ^ Official Journal of the Diocese of Limburg, No. 2, February 1, 2007, No. 448, document on the establishment of the profile church “St. Michael - Center for Mourning Pastoral “, Frankfurt am Main
  41. EKD: Contract signed with the US Church ( Memento of October 14, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
  42. ^ Nobel Foundation: Information on the Nobel Prize for Medicine (PDF, English; 93 kB).
  43. ^ Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics (PDF).
  44. ^ Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (PDF).
  45. ^ Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature (PDF; 22 kB).
  46. ^ Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (English).
  47. ^ Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 business award in memory of Alfred Nobel (English).