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The Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
(French: Traité de Sèvres) was one of a series of treaties[3] that the Central Powers
Central Powers
signed after their defeat in World War I. Hostilities had already ended with the Armistice of Mudros. The treaty was signed on 10 August 1920, in an exhibition room at the Manufacture nationale de Sèvres
Sèvres
porcelain factory[4] in Sèvres, France.[5] The Sèvres
Sèvres
treaty marked the beginning of the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire, and its dismemberment. The terms it stipulated included the renunciation of all non-Turkish territory and its cession to the Allied administration.[6] Notably, the ceding of Eastern Mediterranean lands allowed the creation of new forms of government, including Mandatory Palestine
Mandatory Palestine
and the French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon.[7] The terms of the treaty stirred hostility and nationalist feeling amongst Turks. The signatories of the treaty were stripped of their citizenship by the Grand National Assembly led by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk,[8] and this ignited the Turkish War of Independence. In that war, Atatürk led the Turkish nationalists to defeating the combined armies of the signatories of the Treaty of Sèvres, including the remnants of the Ottoman Empire. In a new treaty, that of Lausanne in 1923, Turkish sovereignty was preserved through the establishment of the Republic of Turkey.

Contents

1 Parties to the Treaty 2 Non-territorial Provisions

2.1 Financial Restrictions 2.2 Military Restrictions 2.3 International Trials 2.4 Foreign Zones of Influence in Turkey

2.4.1 France
France
(Zone of Influence) 2.4.2 Greece
Greece
(zone of Smyrna) 2.4.3 Italy
Italy
(Zone of Influence)

3 Territorial provisions

3.1 Zone of the Straits 3.2 Free Zones 3.3 Thrace 3.4 Kurdistan 3.5 Armenia 3.6 British Mandate of Iraq 3.7 British Mandate for Palestine 3.8 French Mandate of Syria
French Mandate of Syria
and Lebanon 3.9 Kingdom of Hejaz

4 Fate of the Treaty 5 Subsequent Treaties 6 See also 7 References 8 Notes 9 Further reading 10 External links

Parties to the Treaty[edit] George Dixon Grahame signed for the UK, Alexandre Millerand
Alexandre Millerand
for France, and Count Lelio Bonin Longare for Italy. Avetis Aharonian, the President of the Delegation of the First Republic of Armenia, which had signed the Treaty of Batum
Treaty of Batum
on 4 June 1918, was also a signatory. One Allied power, Greece, did not accept the borders as drawn, mainly due to the political change after the Greek legislative election, 1920, and never ratified the treaty.[9] There were three signatories for the Ottoman Empire: ex-Ambassador Hadi Pasha, ex-Minister of Education Rıza Tevfik Bölükbaşı, and second secretary of the Ottoman embassy in Bern, Reşad Halis. The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
was not a party to the treaty because it had negotiated the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
with the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
in 1918. In that treaty, at the insistence of Grand Vizier Talaat Pasha, the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
regained the lands the Russian Empire had captured in the Russo-Turkish War (1877–78), specifically Ardahan, Kars, and Batumi. The Treaty of Versailles
Treaty of Versailles
was signed with the German Empire
German Empire
before the Sèvres
Sèvres
treaty, and it annulled German concessions in the Ottoman sphere, including economic rights and enterprises. Also, France, Great Britain and Italy
Italy
signed a secret "Tripartite Agreement" on the same date.[10] The Tripartite Agreement confirmed Britain's oil and commercial concessions, and turned the former German enterprises in the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
over to a Tripartite corporation. The United States, having refused in the Senate to assume a League of Nations mandate over Armenia, decided to not participate in the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire.[11] The U.S. wanted a permanent peace as quickly as possible, with financial compensation for its military expenditure. However, after the American Senate rejected the Armenian mandate, its only hope was its inclusion in the treaty by the influential Greek prime minister, Eleftherios Venizelos.[12] Non-territorial Provisions[edit]

An original map from 1920 illustrating the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
region.

The treaty imposed a number of territorial losses on Turkey. It also had a number of provisions which applied to the territory, recognised as belonging to Turkey. Financial Restrictions[edit] The Allies were to control the Empire's finances. The financial control extended to the approval or supervision of the national budget, financial laws and regulations, and total control over the Ottoman Bank. The Ottoman Public Debt Administration
Ottoman Public Debt Administration
(instituted in 1881) was redesigned to include only British, French and Italian bond holders. The Ottoman debt problem dated back to the time of the Crimean War
Crimean War
(1854–56), during which the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
had borrowed money from abroad, mainly from France. Also the capitulations of the Ottoman Empire, which had been abolished in 1914 by Talaat Pasha, were restored. The Empire was required to grant freedom of transit to persons, goods, vessels, etc., passing through her territory, and goods in transit were to be free of all customs duties. Future developments of the tax system, the customs system, internal or external loans, import and export duties, or concessions could not be arranged without the consent of the financial commission of the Allied Powers. To forestall the economic re-penetration of Germany, Austria, Hungary, or Bulgaria the treaty demanded that the Empire liquidate the property of citizens of those countries in its territories. This public liquidation was to be turned over to the Reparations Commission. Property rights of the Baghdad Railway
Baghdad Railway
passed out of German control. Military Restrictions[edit] The Ottoman Army was to be restricted to 50,700 men; the Ottoman Navy could only preserve seven sloops and six torpedo boats; and the Ottoman State was prohibited from obtaining an air force. The treaty included an inter-allied commission of control and organisation to supervise the execution of the military clauses. International Trials[edit] See also: Malta Tribunals The treaty required determination of those responsible for the Armenian Genocide, describing it as "barbarous and illegitimate methods of warfare… [including] offenses against the laws and customs of war and the principles of humanity". Article 230 of the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
required that the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
"hand over to the Allied Powers the persons whose surrender may be required by the latter as being responsible for the massacres committed during the continuance of the state of war on territory which formed part of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
on August 1, 1914." However, the inter-allied tribunal attempt to prosecute war criminals demanded by the Treaty of Sèvres was eventually suspended and the men who orchestrated the genocide escaped prosecution and traveled relatively freely throughout Europe and Central Asia.[13] Foreign Zones of Influence in Turkey[edit] France
France
(Zone of Influence)[edit] Within the territory retained by Turkey
Turkey
under the treaty, France received Syria and neighbouring parts of Southeastern Anatolia, including Antep, Urfa
Urfa
and Mardin. Cilicia
Cilicia
including Adana, Diyarbakır and large portions of East-Central Anatolia
Anatolia
all the way up north to Sivas
Sivas
and Tokat
Tokat
were declared a zone of French influence. Greece
Greece
(zone of Smyrna)[edit]

The expansion of Greece
Greece
from 1832-1947, showing in yellow territories awarded to Greece
Greece
by the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
but lost in 1923

The occupation of Smyrna established Greek administration on 21 May 1919. This was followed by the declaration of a protectorate on 30 July 1922. The treaty transferred "the exercise of her rights of sovereignty to a local parliament" but leaving the region under the Ottoman Empire. According to the provisions of the treaty, Smyrna was to be administered by a local parliament and it also gave the people of Smyrna the chance of a plebiscite after five years on whether they wished to join Greece
Greece
or remain in the Ottoman Empire. This plebiscite would be overseen by the League of Nations. The treaty accepted Greek administration of the Smyrna enclave, but the area remained under Turkish sovereignty. Turkish nationalist leader Mustafa Kemal
Mustafa Kemal
demanded that the Turks fight against the Greeks trying to take the land that had held by the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
and given to Greece
Greece
in this treaty. This started the Greco-Turkish War (1919-22)
Greco-Turkish War (1919-22)
and resulted in a Turkish victory. Italy
Italy
(Zone of Influence)[edit] Italy
Italy
was confirmed in the possession of the Dodecanese Islands (already under Italian occupation since the Italo-Turkish War
Italo-Turkish War
of 1911–1912, despite the Treaty of Ouchy
Ouchy
according to which Italy should have been obliged to return the islands to the Ottoman Empire). Large portions of Southern and West-Central Anatolia
Anatolia
(the Mediterranean coast of Turkey
Turkey
and the inlands), including the port city of Antalya
Antalya
and the historic Seljuk capital of Konya, were declared an Italian zone of influence. Antalya
Antalya
Province was promised by the Triple Entente to Italy
Italy
in the Treaty of London,[14] and the Italian colonial authorities wished the zone to become an Italian colony under the name of Lycia.[15] Territorial provisions[edit]

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Date States Square miles (km²)

1914 Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
1,589,540 km2 (613,724 sq mi)

1918 ( Sèvres
Sèvres
Treaty) Ottoman Empire 453,000 km2 (174,900 sq mi) Wilsonian Armenia 160,000 km2 (60,000 sq mi) Syria 350,000 km2 (136,000 sq mi) Mesopotamia 370,000 km2 (143,000 sq mi) Hejaz 260,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi) Asir 91,000 km2 (35,000 sq mi) Yemen 190,000 km2 (75,000 sq mi)

Zone of the Straits[edit]

Map (made in 1920) of Western Turkey, showing the Zone of the Straits in Treaty of Sèvres

The Zone of the Straits was planned including the Bosphorus, the Dardanelles and the Sea of Marmara
Sea of Marmara
in between. One of the most important points of the treaty was the provision that the navigation was to be open in the Dardanelles in times of peace and war alike to all vessels of commerce and war, no matter under what flag, thus, in effect, leading to internationalization of the waters. The waters were not to be subject to blockade, nor could any act of war be committed there, except in enforcing the decisions of the League of Nations. Free Zones[edit] Certain ports were to be declared to be of international interest. The League of Nations
League of Nations
were completely free and absolute equality in treatment, particularly in the matter of charges and facilities insuring the carrying out of the economic provisions in commercially strategic places. These regions were be named the "free zones". The ports were: Istanbul
Istanbul
from San Stefano to Dolmabahçe, Haidar-Pasha, Smyrna, Alexandretta, Haifa, Basra, Trabzon, and Batum. Thrace[edit] Thrace (up to the Chatalja line), the islands of Imbros and Tenedos, and the islands of the Sea of Marmara
Sea of Marmara
were ceded to Greece. The sea line of these islands was declared international and left to the administration of the "Zone of the Straits". Kurdistan[edit] The Kurdistan
Kurdistan
region was scheduled to have a referendum to decide its fate, which, according to Section III Articles 62–64, was to include the Mosul Province.[citation needed] There was no general agreement among Kurds on what its borders should be, because of the disparity between the areas of Kurdish settlement and the political and administrative boundaries of the region.[16] The outlines of Kurdistan
Kurdistan
as an entity were proposed in 1919 by Şerif Pasha, who represented the Society for the Ascension of Kurdistan (Kürdistan Teali Cemiyeti) at the Paris Peace Conference. He defined the region's boundaries as follows:

"The frontiers of Turkish Kurdistan, from an ethnographical point of view, begin in the north at Ziven, on the Caucasian frontier, and continue westwards to Erzurum, Erzincan, Kemah, Arapgir, Besni
Besni
and Divick (Divrik?); in the south they follow the line from Harran, Sinjar Mountains, Tel Asfar, Erbil, Süleymaniye, Akk-el-man, Sinne; in the east, Ravandiz, Başkale, Vezirkale, that is to say the frontier of Persia
Persia
as far as Mount Ararat."[17]

This caused controversy among other Kurdish nationalists, as it excluded the Van region (possibly as a sop to Armenian claims to that region). Emin Ali Bedir Khan proposed an alternative map which included Van and an outlet to the sea via Turkey's present Hatay Province.[18] Amid a joint declaration by Kurdish and Armenian delegations, Kurdish claims on Erzurum
Erzurum
vilayet and Sassoun (Sason) were dropped but arguments for sovereignty over Ağrı and Muş remained.[19] Neither of these proposals was endorsed by the treaty of Sèvres, which outlined a truncated Kurdistan, located on what is now Turkish territory (leaving out the Kurds of Iran, British-controlled Iraq and French-controlled Syria).[20] However, even that plan was never implemented as the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
was replaced by the Treaty of Lausanne. The current Iraq– Turkey
Turkey
border was agreed in July 1926. Also article 63 grants explicitly full safeguard and protection to the Assyro-Chaldean minority. This reference was later dropped in the Treaty of Lausanne. Armenia[edit]

First republic of Armenia; western borders defined by Woodrow Wilson

Armenia
Armenia
was recognized as an established state by the signed parties. (Section VI "Armenia", articles 88-93).

See also: Wilsonian Armenia
Armenia
and First Republic of Armenia

British Mandate of Iraq[edit] Main article: Mandatory Iraq The details as reflected in the treaty regarding the British Mandate of Iraq were completed on 25 April 1920 at the San Remo conference. Oil concession in this region was given to the British-controlled Turkish Petroleum Company
Turkish Petroleum Company
(TPC) which had held concessionary rights to the Mosul Vilayet
Mosul Vilayet
(province). With elimination of the Ottoman Empire with this treaty, British and Iraqi negotiators held acrimonious discussions over the new oil concession. The League of Nations
League of Nations
voted on the disposition of Mosul, and the Iraqis feared that, without British support, Iraq would lose the area. In March 1925, the TPC was renamed the "Iraq Petroleum Company" (IPC), and granted a full and complete concession for a period of 75 years. British Mandate for Palestine[edit] Main article: British Mandate of Palestine The three principles of the British Balfour Declaration regarding Palestine were adopted in the Treaty of Sèvres:

ARTICLE 95: The High Contracting Parties agree to entrust, by application of the provisions of Article 22, the administration of Palestine, within such boundaries as may be determined by the Principal Allied Powers, to a Mandatory to be selected by the said Powers. The Mandatory will be responsible for putting into effect the declaration originally made on 2 November 1917 by the British Government, and adopted by the other Allied Powers, in favour of the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, it being clearly understood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine, or the rights and political status enjoyed by Jews in any other country.

French Mandate of Syria
French Mandate of Syria
and Lebanon[edit] Main article: French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon The French Mandate was settled at the San Remo Conference. Comprising the region between the Euphrates River
Euphrates River
and the Syrian Desert
Syrian Desert
on the east, and the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
on the west, and extending from the Alma Dagh Mountains on the south to Egypt on the south; Area of territory about 60,000 sq mi (160,000 km2) with a population of about 3,000,000. Lebanon and an enlarged Syria, which were later assigned again under League of Nations
League of Nations
Mandate. The region was divided under the French into four governments as follows: Government of Aleppo from the Euphrates region to the Mediterranean; Great Lebanon extending from Tripoli to Palestine; Damascus, including Damascus, Hama, Hems, and the Hauran; and the country of Mount Arisarieh. Faisal ibn Husayn, who had been proclaimed king of Syria by a Syrian National Congress
Syrian National Congress
in Damascus in March 1920, was ejected by the French in July of the same year. Kingdom of Hejaz[edit] The Kingdom of Hejaz
Kingdom of Hejaz
was granted international recognition. Estimated area of 100,000 sq mi (260,000 km2), and population of about 750,000. The biggest cities were the Holy Places of Mecca, with a population of 80,000, and Medina, with a population of 40,000. It had constituted the vilayet of Hejaz, but during the war became an independent kingdom under British influence. Fate of the Treaty[edit] The terms of the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
were far more severe than those imposed on the German Empire
German Empire
by the Treaty of Versailles.[21][22] France, Italy, and Great Britain had secretly begun the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
as early as 1915. The open negotiations covered a period of more than fifteen months, beginning at the Paris Peace Conference. They continued at the Conference of London, and took definite shape only after the premiers' meeting at the San Remo conference in April 1920. The delay occurred because the powers could not come to an agreement which, in turn, hinged on the outcome of the Turkish national movement. The Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
was annulled in the course of the Turkish War of Independence, and the parties signed and ratified the Treaty of Lausanne
Treaty of Lausanne
in 1923 and 1924. Not all signatories of the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
were parties to the Treaty of Lausanne, nor was there a valid international act of annulment of the Treaty of Sèvres. Therefore, the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
remains a valid instrument of international law, although the Lausanne signatories have chosen not to implement it.[citation needed] While the treaty was under discussion, the Turkish national movement under Mustafa Kemal
Mustafa Kemal
Pasha split with the monarchy based in Constantinople,[23] and set up a Turkish Grand National Assembly
Turkish Grand National Assembly
in Ankara in April 1920. On 18 October, the government of Damat Ferid Pasha
Damat Ferid Pasha
was replaced by a provisional ministry under Ahmed Tevfik Pasha
Ahmed Tevfik Pasha
as Grand Vizier, who announced an intention to convoke the Senate with the purpose of ratification of the Treaty, provided that national unity were achieved. This required seeking for cooperation with Mustafa Kemal. The latter expressed disdain to the Treaty and started a military assault. As a result, the Turkish Government issued a note to the Entente that the ratification of the Treaty was impossible at that time.[24] Eventually, Mustafa Kemal
Mustafa Kemal
succeeded in his fight for Turkish independence and forced the former wartime Allies to return to the negotiating table. Arabs were unwilling to accept French rule in Syria, the Turks around Mosul attacked the British, and Arabs were in arms against the British rule in Baghdad. There was also disorder in Egypt. Subsequent Treaties[edit] Main articles: Turkish War of Independence, Treaty of Kars, and Treaty of Lausanne In course of the Turkish War of Independence, the Turkish Army successfully fought Greek, Armenian, and French forces and secured the independence of a territory similar to that of present-day Turkey, as was aimed by the Misak-ı Milli. The Turkish national movement
Turkish national movement
developed its own international relations by the Treaty of Moscow with the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
on 16 March 1921, the Accord of Ankara
Accord of Ankara
with France
France
putting an end to the Franco-Turkish War, and the Treaty of Alexandropol with the Armenians and the Treaty of Kars
Treaty of Kars
fixing the Eastern borders. Hostilities with Britain over the neutral zone of the Straits were narrowly avoided in the Chanak Crisis
Chanak Crisis
of September 1922, when the Armistice of Mudanya
Armistice of Mudanya
was concluded on 11 October, which led the former Allies of World War I
World War I
to return to the negotiating table with the Turks in November 1922. This culminated in 1923 in the Treaty of Lausanne, which replaced the Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
and restored large territory in Anatolia
Anatolia
and Thrace to the Turks. Terms in the Treaty of Lausanne that were different from those in the Treaty of Sèvres included France
France
and Italy
Italy
only having areas of economic interaction rather than zones of influence; Constantinople was not opened as an international city; and there was to be a demilitarized zone between Turkey
Turkey
and Bulgaria.[25] See also[edit]

1920s portal Turkey
Turkey
portal Europe
Europe
portal United Nations portal World War I
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References[edit]

Treaty of Peace between the British Empire
British Empire
and Allied Powers and Turkey
Turkey
UK Treaty Series No. 11 of 1920; Command paper Cmd.964

Notes[edit]

^ The order and categorization below is as it appears in the preamble of the treaty. ^ Wikisource:Treaty of Sèvres/Protocol ^ Category: World War I
World War I
treaties ^ Helmreich, Paul C. (1974). From Paris to Sèvres: The Partition of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
at the Peace Conference of 1919–1920. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University Press. p. 320. ISBN 9780814201701. OCLC 694027.  ^ "The Treaty of Sèvres, 1920". Harold B. Library, Brigham Young University.  ^ TS0011.pdf ^ See: Sykes-Picot ^ "Ottoman signatories of Treaty of Sèvres
Sèvres
- NZHistory, New Zealand history online". NZHistory.net.nz. Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2007-05-16.  ^ The Times (London), 27. Idem., Jan. 30, 1928, Editorial. ^ "Congress Opposes Armenian Republic; General Sentiment Is Against Assuming Responsibility for New Republic". The New York Times. April 27, 1920. pp. 2, 353.  ^ Gibbons, Herbert Adams. "Venizelos". Political Science Quarterly. 36 (3): 519. doi:10.2307/2142304.  ^ Power, Samantha. "A Problem from Hell", p. 16-17. Basic Books, 2002. ^ "First World War.com - Primary Documents - Treaty of London, 26 April 1915". FirstWorldWar.com. Retrieved 25 January 2017.  ^ Franco Antonicelli, Trent'anni di storia italiana, 1915-1945, Torino, Mondadori Editore, 1961. p. 25 ^ Hakan Özoğlu, Kurdish Notables and the Ottoman State: Evolving Identities, Competing Loyalties, and Shifting Boundaries p. 38. SUNY Press, 2004 ^ Şerif Pasha, Memorandum on the Claims of the Kurd People, 1919 ^ Hakan Özoğlu, ibid p. 40 ^ M. Kalman, Batı Ermenistan ve Jenosid p. 185, Istanbul, 1994. ^ Arin, Kubilay Yado, Turkey
Turkey
and the Kurds – From War to Reconciliation? UC Berkeley Center for Right Wing Studies Working Paper Series, March 26, 2015. ^ Isaiah Friedman: British Miscalculations: The Rise of Muslim Nationalism, 1918–1925, Transaction Publishers, 2012, ISBN 1412847494, page 217. ^ Michael Mandelbaum: The Fate of Nations: The Search for National Security in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Cambridge University Press, 1988, ISBN 9780521357906, page 61 (footnote 55). ^ Finkel, Caroline, Osman's Dream, (Basic Books, 2005), 57; "Istanbul was only adopted as the city's official name in 1930.". ^ Current History, Volume 13, New York Times Co., 1921, "Dividing the Former Turkish Empire" pp. 441-444 (retrieved October 26, 2010) ^ Bendeck, Whitney. "Pyrrhic Victory Achieved." Lecture, Europe
Europe
in the Total Age of War, Florida State University, Tallahassee, October 11, 2016.

Further reading[edit]

Fromkin, David (1989). A Peace to End All Peace: Creating the Modern Middle East, 1914–1922. New York: H. Holt. ISBN 0-8050-0857-8. 

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(1918–19) Polish–Soviet War
Polish–Soviet War
(1919–21) Irish War of Independence
Irish War of Independence
(1919–21) Turkish War of Independence

Greco-Turkish War (1919–22) Turkish–Armenian War
Turkish–Armenian War
(1920)

Iraqi revolt (1920) Polish–Lithuanian War
Polish–Lithuanian War
(1920) Vlora War
Vlora War
(1920) Franco-Syrian War
Franco-Syrian War
(1920) Soviet–Georgian War (1921) Irish Civil War
Irish Civil War
(1922–23)

Aspects

Opposition

Pacifism Anti-war movement

Deployment

Schlieffen Plan
Schlieffen Plan
(German) Plan XVII
Plan XVII
(French)

Warfare

Military engagements Naval warfare Convoy system Air warfare Cryptography

Room 40

Horse use Poison gas Railways Strategic bombing Technology Trench warfare Total war Christmas truce Last surviving veterans

Civilian impact Atrocities Prisoners

Casualties Economic history 1918 flu pandemic Destruction of Kalisz Rape of Belgium German occupation of Belgium German occupation of Luxembourg German occupation of northeastern France Ober Ost Ottoman people

Armenian Genocide Assyrian genocide Pontic Greek genocide

Urkun (Kyrgyzstan) Blockade of Germany Women

Australia

Popular culture German prisoners of war in the United States

Agreements

Partition of the Ottoman Empire Sykes–Picot Agreement Agreement of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne French-Armenian Agreement Damascus Protocol Paris Peace Conference Venizelos–Tittoni agreement

Treaties

Treaty of Brest-Litovsk Treaty of Lausanne Treaty of London Treaty of Neuilly Treaty of St. Germain Treaty of Sèvres Treaty of Trianon Treaty of Versailles

Consequences

Aftermath "Fourteen Points" League of Nations World War I
World War I
memorials Centenary

outbreak

Category Portal

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Paris Peace Conference, 1919

League of Nations

Covenant of the League of Nations Members Organisation Minority Treaties

Little Treaty of Versailles

Mandates

Treaty of Versailles

War guilt Reparations

Role in the Weimar Republic's hyperinflation Dawes Plan Young Plan Lausanne Conference

Locarno Stresa Front Possible cause of the Second World War International Opium Convention

Subsequent treaties

Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine Treaty of Trianon

Treaty of Sèvres

Partition of the Ottoman Empire

Conference of London
Conference of London
(1920) San Remo conference

Turkish National Movement Turkish War of Independence Treaty of Lausanne

Other

American Commission to Negotiate Peace Commission of Responsibilities The Inquiry

Related

A Peace Conference at the Quai d'Orsay The Signing of Peace in the Hall of Mirrors To the Unknown British Soldier in France

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World War I
World War I
treaties

During the war

Sykes–Picot St.-Jean-de-Maurienne Damascus Protocol London Brest-Litovsk Ukraine Batum

Paris Peace Conference

Versailles Saint-Germain-en-Laye Neuilly-sur-Seine Trianon Sèvres

Aftermath

Rapallo (1920) Tartu (1920) Warsaw Riga (1920) Suwałki Alexandropol Moscow Riga (1921) Tartu (1921) Cilicia Ankara Kars Lausanne Rapallo (1922) Territories of the Former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy Italian Reparation Payments Sino-German Peace Treaty

Montreux

Regime of the Turkish Straits Abolition of the Capitulations in Egypt

British (Egypt)

Denmark Greece Norway Sweden Portugal

See also: Fourteen Points Partitioning of the Ottoman Empire

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Turkish War of Independence

Concepts

Partition of the Ottoman Empire Khilafat Movement King–Crane Commission

National awakening

Turkish National Movement Karakol society Sultanahmet demonstrations Amasya Circular Erzurum
Erzurum
Congress Balıkesir Congress Alaşehir Congress Sivas
Sivas
Congress Amasya Protocol Grand National Assembly

Elections

Ottoman Parliament (1919) Grand National Assembly (1920) Grand National Assembly (1923)

Issues

Menemen massacre Chanak Crisis Samsun deportations Amasya trials Population exchange Personae non gratae Malta exiles Fire of Smyrna Fire of Manisa Yalova Peninsula massacres Kaç Kaç incident

Campaigns

British (Allies)

Istanbul

Revolts

Koçgiri rebellion Konya
Konya
rebellion Kuva-yi Inzibatiye Revolt of Ahmet Anzavur

Armenia

Oltu Sarıkamış Kars Alexandropol

French

Marash Urfa Aintab Karboğazı

Greek

Smyrna, 1919 (Occupation) Urla Malgaç Bergama Erbeyli Erikli Tellidede Aydın Akbaş Summer Offensive (1920) Gediz 1st İnönü 2nd İnönü Eskişehir Sakarya Dumlupınar Great Offensive

Agreements

Allies

Conference of London San Remo conference Paris Peace Conference

Ottoman

Misak-ı Millî Treaty of Sèvres

National Assembly

Treaty of Alexandropol Treaty of Moscow (1921) Conference of London Cilicia
Cilicia
Peace Treaty Treaty of Ankara
Treaty of Ankara
(1921) Treaty of Kars Conference of London Armistice of Mudanya Conference of Lausanne Treaty of Lausanne

Timeline

Authority control

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