Parliament in Tribur: King Charles III resigns
World's oldest parliament, the Icelandic Parliament, the Alþingi (anglicised as Althing or Althingi), established
Parliament of Worms: Emperor Henry III names his cousin count Bruno van Egisheim/Dagsburg as Pope Leo IX
The first Parliament of Friuli is created.
The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester
1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)
English King Edward I calls what later became known as "The Model Parliament" extending the authorities of its representatives
English parliament demands supervision on royal outlay
English "Good Parliament" meets
The Act of Multipliers is passed by the English Parliament forbidding alchemists to use their knowledge to create precious metals (it was feared that if any alchemist should succeed it would bring ruin upon the state)
Plymouth, England, becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament.
Parliament of Worms installs edict against Martin Luther
James V declared by Scottish Parliament fit to govern
Paris' parliament begins pursuit of Protestants
Parliament of Spiers: Lutheran monarchy freed of their belief
Croatian nobles elect Ferdinand I of Austria as king of Croatia in the Parliament on Cetin.
2nd Parliament of Spiers bans Lutheranism
London - 1st sitting of the Reformation Parliament
German Parliament joins to Augsburg together
English Reformation parliament's 2nd sitting
English parliament bans payments by English church to Rome
English Parliament passes Act of Supremacy, making King Henry VIII head of the Church in England - a role formerly held by the Pope
English parliament accepts Act of Supremacy: Henry VIII becomes Head of Church of England
Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland
Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard
German Parliament opens in Worms
English parliament refuses to recognize Philip of Spain as king
The English Parliament re-establishes Catholicism.
Latvia Parliament accept Union of Lublin, incorporate into Poland
Polish Parliament selects Duke of Anjou as king
Polish Parliament selects Istvan Bathory as king of Poland
English parliament passes laws against Catholicism
English parliament expels Jesuits
English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
Gunpowder Plot; attempt to blow up King James I while he opened Parliament. Plot discovered and Guy Fawkes caught and tortured. He and seven others were later executed
Parliament of Paris appoints Louis XIII (8) as French king
2nd parliament of King James I begin session (no enactments)
2nd parliament of King James I, dissolves passing no legislation
English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
English king James I cracks Protestation of Parliament
King James I disbands the English parliament
English parliament comes together
King Charles I disbands English parliament
English King Charles I dissolves Parliament against opposition, imprisoning 9 members of parliament
King Charles I dissolved Parliament; he recalled it 11 years later
Emperor Ferdinand II opens German Parliament
English Short Parliament forms (- May 5)
English Short Parliament unites
English Long Parliament forms
King Charles I with 400 soldiers attacks the English parliament
All honours granted by Charles I are retrospectively annulled by Parliament
Civil War in England began between Royalists & Parliament
Battle at Turnham Green outside London: King Charles I vs English parliament
Robert Devereux resigns as parliament supreme commander
English Long Parliament passes the Self-Denying Ordinance, limiting regional armies, significant step toward New Model Army
English parliament sets king Charles I Newcastle Propositions
Scottish Presbyterians sell captured Charles I to English parliament
Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for £400
Pride's Purge: Thomas Pride prevents 96 presbyterians from sitting in English parliament
The English Rump Parliament votes to put Charles I on trial for treason and other "high crimes"
Prince of Wales proclaimed King Charles II of Great Britian by Covenanter Parliament of Scotland
An Act declaring England a Commonwealth is passed by the Long Parliament. England would be a republic for the next eleven years.
English parliament passes Navigation Act
Cromwell routes English parliament to house
German Parliament selects Ferdinand II king of Austria
British Barebones Parliament goes into session
Russian parliament accepts annexation of Ukraine
English Barebones Parliament ends
English Parliament makes the Humble Petition to Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell offering him the crown: he declines
Lord protector Cromwell disbands English parliament
Long Parliament reforms in Westminster
English Long Parliament disbands
English Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II
English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England
English Parliament confirms Navigation Act
English Parliament accepts Staple Act
Polish parliament selects Litouwer Michael Wisniopwiecki as king
King Charles II sits in on English parliament
German Parliament declares war on France
English king Charles II adjourns parliament
Roman Catholics banned from English parliament
King Charles II disbands English parliament
Parliament of Breisach accepts French sovereignty over Elzas
3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
Hungarian parliament promises protestants freedom of religion
King James II disbands English parliament
Prince William of Orange (future King William III of Britain), summons Convention Parliament to discuss ruling jointly with his wife Mary
English parliament resolved that the throne is vacant
British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights - establishes limits on the crown and rights of parliament
English parliament places Mary Stuart/Prince William III on the throne
German Parliament declares war on France
English Parliament guarantees freedom of religion for Protestants
English Parliament passes Bill of Rights establishing limits on crown powers and requirement for regular elections
Bank of England granted 12 year charter by Act of Parliament
Polish parliament selects monarch August of Saxony as king
English parliament accept army reduction
Queen Anne Stuart addresses English parliament
Parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king
Parliament of Paris accepts Pope Clemens XI's "Unigenitus" degree
Hungarian Parliament condemns Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctions
Parliament of Ratisborn accept Pragmatic Sanctions
Parliament sends an address to the king requesting that he demand redress from Spain (War of Jenkin's Ear)
Queen Maria Theresa addresses Hungarian Parliament
British parliament accepts Consolidation Act: fleet reorganization
King Louis XV disbands French parliament
British Museum founded by an Act of Parliament (opens in 1759)
British parliament grants Jews citizenship
British parliament accepts Treaty of Paris
Member of Parliament and journalist John Wilkes confined in the Tower of London, charged with seditious libel
Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish government & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720
British Parliament passes Tea Act (Boston won't like this)
British Parliament passes Boston Port Bill
British parliament accepts Quebec Act
Orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts
English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion
Edmund Burke presents his 13 articles to the Westminster Parliament
Anti-Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London
British parliament accepts India Act
British Parliament impeaches Warren Hastings, Governor-General of Bengal
Parliament of Paris banished to Troyes
British parliament accepts abolition of slave trade
Vizille France population demands local parliament
The Irish Parliament votes to join the Kingdom of Great Britain, forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
British Parliament abolishes slave trade
British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated by John Bellingham in the lobby of the House of Commons, London. Ironically, descendants of both were later elected to Parliament at the same time.
British Parliament abolishes feudalism and the seigneurial system in British North America.
Dutch parliament accepts new press laws
British Parliament passes reform bill
Joseph Pease, a Quaker, admitted to Parliament on his affirmation
Belgian parliament accepts railway laws
Much of the ancient structures of the Palace of Westminster (parliament) in London is burnt down.
British parliament accept registration of birth/marriage/death
Union Act passed by British Parliament, uniting Upper & Lower Canada
1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario
Sicily accepts new Constitution (choose parliament/freedom of press)
German Parliament demands Dutch province of Limburg
The colonial Tasmanian Parliament passes the first piece of legislation (the Electoral Act of 1856) anywhere in the world providing for elections by way of a secret ballot.
Jewish Disabilities Removal Act passed by British Parliament
Baron Lionel de Rothschild bcomes first Jewish person elected to British Parliament
1st Italian Parliament met at Turin
Greek parliament accept new Constitution
British parliament rejects John Stuart Mills' proposals on women's suffrage
Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament abolishes capital punishment in The Netherlands
British Parliament officially adopts Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Dadabhai Naoroji elected as first Indian Member of Parliament in Britain.
A petition demanding women's suffrage is delivered to the New Zealand parliament; it is signed by more 25,000 women, about a 5th of the entire adult European female population
First conference of the World Parliament of Religions is held.
Seven days after parliament was dissolved, Charles Tupper is sworn in as the 6th Prime Minister of Canada
Recognising that the war in South Africa is going to take a major commitment, Parliament passes the War Loan Act, calling for £35 million to support the fight against the Boers.
British Parliament passes several progressive social acts: a Mines Act, a Workmen's Compensation Act and a Railway Act
Edmund Barton is elected Prime Minister in Australia's first election of its parliament
The first Australian Parliament opens in Melbourne, though the first working session will not be until 21 May
Portugal goes bankrupt, but its parliament passes a bill converting its external debt. Contributing to Portugal's troubles is a recent revolt in its colony of Angola, put down on 6 September
Spanish King Alfonso XII, who was elected as a constitutional monarch, suspends the Cortes, Spain's parliament
Australian parliament agrees to female suffrage
British parliament passes the Education Act, which will come to be regarded as the most important legislation of Balfour's government
Norwegian parliament vote unanimiously for female suffrage
"October Manifesto" Russian Tsar Nicholas II grants civil liberties and accepts the first Duma (Parliament)
The poll tax of £1 per head on all adult male inhabitants of Natal, South Africa, except indentured Indians and married Blacks, imposed by the Natal parliament in 1905, becomes payable.
Tsar Nicolas II of Russia claims right to legislate by decree and restricts the power of the Duma (Russian Parliament)
Russian Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time
German chancellor Bernhard von Bulow disbands the Parliament
British Parliament pass two important pieces of social legislation: The Trades Disputes Bill, legalizing peaceful picketing, and The Workingmen's Compensation Act, broadening employers' liability for accidents
English suffragettes storm British Parliament & 60 women are arrested
In Switzerland, parliament passes a new army bill reorganizing the nation's forces into a standing militia, with training required for all males
The single chamber Parliament of Finland gathers for its first plenary session.
Tsar Nicolas II of Russia dissolves the Second Duma (parliament) and issues an edict that will increase representation of propertied classes while reducing that of peasants, workers and national minorities
The Third Duma (Parliament) meets in Russia; following Tsar Nicholas II's limiting of the franchise, a conservative majority holds sway and suppresses the radical elements
New Zealand Parliament Buildings almost completely destroyed by fire.
The Australian Parliament passes the Invalid and Old Age Pensions Act providing for pensions for British subjects (excluding aborigines) at age 65
In Turkey, the new parliament convenes, with reformist Young Turks as the majority
Alarmed over increasing German naval strength, Parliament passes a new naval appropriations bill
In Constantinople, the primarily Albanian First Army Corps seizes the parliament building and telegraphs offices, forcing the Ottoman statesman Hilmi Pasha to resign
The British Parliament passes the South Africa Act; it calls for union of Cape Colony, Natal, Orange River Colony, and Transvaal; and both English and Dutch as official languages
Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights
Canadian parliament accept creation of Royal Canadian Navy
The Canadian Parliament resolves to maintain union with the British Empire, while controlling domestic fiscal affairs
British House of Commons accept Parliament Bill
Parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords
The British Parliament introduce a Irish home rule bill, granting Ireland its own bicameral parliament and be required to send a representative to the British House of Commons; Protestants in Ulster resist
Opening of China's 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)
Yuan Shih-k'ai, president of the new Chinese republic, dissolves parliament and prepares a constitution of his own design: he will set himself up as dictator, preparatory to an attempt to make himself emperor
The Italian Parliament proclaims the neutrality of the country.
Canada's original Parliament buildings, in Ottawa, burns down
German parliament OKs unrestricted submarine warfare
SDAP'er Suze Groenweg elected 1st woman in Dutch parliament
Danish parliament passed an act to grant Iceland independence under Danish crown
Sinn Fein creates its own Free Irish parliament (dÃ¡il eireann) in Dublin, which brought about the Irish War of Independence.
British Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages
Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament
Austria parliament approves 8-hour day
British parliament accepts Irish Home Rule law
Spanish Premier Eduardo Dato Iradier is assassinated while exiting the parliament building in Madrid.
1st parliament for Northern Ireland elected
Gdynia Seaport Construction Act passed by the Polish parliament.
German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925
Irish Parliament adopts a constitution for an Irish Free State
Greek parliament bans prince Andreas for life
Italian parliament gives Benito Mussolini dictatorial powers "for 1 year"
Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president
Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent
Italian parliament accepts new constitution
Labour/Liberals win British parliament
Nationalist Wafd-party wins Egyptian parliament elections
Greek parliament proclaims republic
Greek parliament selects admiral Paul Koundouriotis as premier
Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament
Socialist Matteotti falls in Italian parliament by fascists
Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator
Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe president
SDAP-Second-Faction of parliament demands drastic disarmament
General Pangulos disbands Greek parliament
KPD proposes German Parliament expropriate possession of monarchy
German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
Belgian parliament accepts Locarno treaties
The Australian Parliament first convenes in Canberra.
British parliament reduces the age at women can vote to 21 - the same as men (Representation of the People Act 1928)
King Fuad of Egypt siezes power and disbands parliament
Admiral Makoto Saito forms parliament in Tokyo
Paul Von Hindenburg disbands German Parliament
German Parliament disolves, Gen Ludendorf predicts catastrophe
2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves Parliament
Pres von Hindenburg & von Papen ends Prussian parliament
German parliament building, Reichstag, destroyed by fire
Nazis set fire to German parliament, blame it on Communists
Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)
The Canadian Parliament suspends all Chinese immigration.
Dutch parliament accepts ban on uniforms
Elizabeth McCombs becomes the first New Zealand woman Member of Parliament
Polish parliament gives pres Ignacy Moscicki dictatorial power
Hitler threatens the Jews during his speech to the German Reichstag (parliament)
British parliament plans to make Palestine independent by 1949
Switzerland mobilizes its forces and the Swiss Parliament elects Henri Guisan to head the Swiss Army (an event that can happen only during war or mobilization).
Winston Churchill addresses Canadian parliament
Statute of Westminster 1931 passed by the Australian parliament, formalises Australian autonomy.
Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.
Queen Wilhelmina opens parliament in Hague
Palmiro Togliatti, leader of the Italian Communist Party, is shot near to the Italian Parliament.
King Faruk disbands Egyptian parliament
South African parliament accept "Groups Area Act"
Swiss parliament refuses voting right for women
Egyptian parliament accept denounces Suez Canal Treaty
The Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India, holds its first sitting.
European Parliament forms in Strasbourg
Yugoslav parliament chairman/VP Milovan Djilas criticize communism
Queen Elizabeth II opens NZ parliament
Pakistan governor-general Ghoelan Mohammed disbands parliament
Indian parliament accept Hindu divorce
Argentine parliament accepts separation of church & state
USSR's Cominform (Parliament) dissolves
Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian monarch to open the Parliament of Canada with the Speech from the Throne.
Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)
West German parliament desires German atomic weapons
Indonesian parliament accepts nationalisation of Dutch businesses
Pres Stroessner disbands Paraguay's parliament
President Sukarno disbands Indonesia's parliament
Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed
The first election of the Parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration, in history of Tibet. The Tibetan community observes this date as the Democracy Day.
Zanzibar's Afro-Shirazi party wins 1 seat by a single vote & parliament by a single seat
Greek parliament leader Lambrakis injured
King Hassan II opens 1st parliament in Morocco
Christian-democrats win parliament in Chile
Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament
In the Stormont (Northern Ireland parliament) by-election in the city of Londonderry (Derry) the Ulster Unionists retain the seat
President De Gaulle disbands French parliament
West German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law
Austin Currie, then Nationalist Member of Parliament (MP) at Stormont, and a number of other people, protest discrimination in the allocation of housing by 'squating' (illegally occupying) in a house in Caledon, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
The Nationalist Party of Northern Ireland (NPNI) withdraws from its role as 'official' opposition within the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont
The People's Democracy (PD) stage a protest demonstration at Stormont Parliament buildings, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill receives overwhelming support from Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs) at Stormont
Pres Da Costa e Silva disbands parliament/grabs power
Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O'Neill announces the dissolution of the Stormont parliament and the holding of an election on 24 February 1969
Northern Ireland Stormont parliament election held leading to fragmentation of the Unionist party into 'Official Unionist' and 'Unofficial Unionist'
People's Democracy activist Bernadette Devlin becomes the youngest woman Member of Parliament ever elected to Westminster at 21 years old
SPD wins West German Parliament elections
Members of the Stormont (Parliament of Northern Ireland) given police protection
Five Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs), including William Craig and Harry West, are expelled from the Unionist Parliamentary Party, Northern Ireland
Protestant Unionist Ian Paisley wins seat formerly held by Terence O'Neill in the Stormont (North Ireland Parliament
Irish socialist, republican and Member of Parliament, Bernadette Devlin, loses her appeal against a 6-month prison sentence imposed for taking part in riots in Derry
A ban on parades and public processions until January 1971 is announced by the Stormont government (North Ireland Parliament)
Minister of Home Affairs Robert Porter resigns from the Stormont government (North Ireland parliament)
Social Democratic and Labour Party and Nationalist Members of Parliament refuse to attend the state opening of Stormont (North Ireland Parliament)
Chilean parliament nationalizes US copper mines
The Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) withdraw from Stormont (North Ireland Parliament) after no inquiry is announced into the shooting dead of Seamus Cusack and Desmond Beattie
The British Parliament debate the security situation in Northern Ireland
New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announces in Parliament that New Zealand's combat force would be withdrawn from Vietnam before the end of the year, coinciding with a similar announcement by the Australian government
Eyskens-Cools disbands Belgium parliament
A new sitting of the Northern Ireland parliament at Stormont begins, though the Social Democratic and Labour Party remain absent due to its continuing protest against Internment
A group of f Northern Ireland Members of Parliament begin a 48 hour hunger strike against the policy of Internment
British Parliament votes to join European Common Market
Northern Ireland's Government and Parliament dissolved by the British Government and 'direct rule' from Westminster is introduced
Ulster Vanguard leader William Craig speaks at a meeting of right-wing Members of Parliament at Westminster: "We are prepared to come out and shoot and kill"
The President of Uruguay dissolves Parliament and heads a coup d'état.
Chilean parliament accuses pres Allende violating laws
The Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb the Houses of Parliament in London, injuring 11 people and causing extensive damage
European Economic Community calls for a European Parliament
Bangladeshi parliament disposes of premier sheik Mujib ur-Rahman
Helmuth Kohl's CDU wins German parliament election
Spain's parliament establishes democracy after 37 yrs of dictatorship
Canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament
Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
Simone Veil becomes chairman of European Parliament
Piet Dankert appointed as chairman of European Parliament
Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel
South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President's Council fails; the Council was part of Botha's plan to effect broad ranging constitutional changes which would allow for a role for both Indian and Coloured people in parliament but which still excluded direct political representation for African people.
Norman Stronge and his son James (both former Ulster Unionist Members of Parliament) are assassinated by the Irish Republican Army at their home Tynan Abbey, which is then burnt down
Irish hunger striker Bobby Sands wins a by-election to be elected as a Member of Parliament at Westminster; the law is later changed to prevent prisoners standing in elections
Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliament
Piet Dankert elected chairman of European Parliament
US President Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament
Dutch social democratic party wins elections, fascist enters Dutch parliament
West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt for Helmut Kohl
Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections
Lebanese parliament accept peace accord with Israel
ICIMOD established and inaugurated with its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, and legitimised through an Act of Parliament in Nepal in the same year.
The last sitting of an all-white Parliament in South Africa
The United Democratic Front, an internal coalition of anti-apartheid groups in South Africa, organizes a highly successful boycotts of the Colored and Indian elections to parliament
Centrum party expels 2nd Member of parliament Janmaat due to fraud
West German Parliament ruled it illegal to deny the holocaust
The New Zealand parliament pass the Homosexual Law Reform Bill legalising consensual sex between men aged 16 and older
Australia's new parliament house is opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Canberra
Section 28 is passed as law by Parliament in the United Kingdom (prohibiting promotion of homosexuality). Repealed 2001/2004
Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq dismisses government and disbands parliament
Gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989
Meir Kahane renounced US citizenship to stay in Israeli Parliament
Danish parliament allows same-sex marriage
Alexander Dubček elected parliament chairman of Czech
1st meeting of East German democratically elected parliament, acknowledges responsibility for Nazi holocaust & asks for forgivenesss
Latvia's parliament votes 138-0 (1 abstention) for Independence
Soviet parliament approves law allowing citizens to travel abroad
The German parliament decides to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin.
The Croatian Parliament cuts all remaining ties with Yugoslavia
Bush is 1st US president to address Australian Parliament
Slovak parliament asks for self rule
Parliament suspends president Fernando Collor
Liechtenstein prince Hans-Adam II disbands parliament
Troops of pres Yelsin occupy Russian White House (parliament)
Restoration of South African citizenship, announced on 15 December 1993 by the South African parliament led by President F.W. de Klerk, becomes effective four months before the first South Africa non-racial polls of 27 April, 1994
Pres Nazarbajev disbands Kazachstan parliament
Anti fascist Kazachstan anti-parliament forms
The first democratically elected Palestinian parliament is formed.
Australian parliament overturns world's 1st & only euthanasia law
After a nationwide referendum, Scotland votes to establish a devolved parliament, within the United Kingdom.
Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Republic of Ireland's parliament.
Sir David Steel becomes the first Presiding Officer (speaker) of the modern Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Parliament is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth on the day powers are officially transferred from the old Scottish Office in London to the new devolved Scottish Executive in Edinburgh.
Britain's House of Lords votes to end the right of hereditary peers to vote in Britain's upper chamber of Parliament.
Gunmen open fire in the Armenian Parliament, killing Prime Minister Vazgen Sargsyan, Parliament Chairman Karen Demirchyan, and 6 other members.
In Zimbabwe, Parliament opens its new session and seats opposition members for the first time in a decade.
Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.
Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.
the Indian Parliament Sansad is attacked by terrorists. 15 people are killed, including all the terrorists.
Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy, insults German MP Martin Schulz by calling him a "kapo" during a session of the European Parliament.
In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation.
Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.
Hosni Mubarak the president of Egypt orders the constitution changed to allow multi-candidate presidential elections before September 2005 by asking Egyptian parliament to amend Article 76 of the constitution.
The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.
The Parliament of Catalonia passes with 120 plus votes and 15 against, the Project of New Catalan Statute of Autonomy, proclaiming in its article 1, "Catalonia is a nation".
Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.
King Gyanendra of Nepal gives into the demands of protesters and restores the parliament that he dissolved in 2002.
British Houses of Parliament temporarily shut down due to anthrax alert.
Three Salvadoran deputies to the Central American Parliament and their driver are murdered in Guatemala.
The Scottish National Party wins the Scottish general election and becomes the largest party in the Scottish Parliament for the first time ever.
The first European Parliament election and a referendum on changing the voting system (called by the President and declared invalid because of insufficient turnout) were held in Romania.
Nepal declared a federal democratic Republic by interim parliament, abolishing the monarchy.
Greek Parliament votes in favour of an international bailout deal
77-year old pensioner's suicide outside Greek parliament prompts further protests in Athens
Turkey's parliament approves cross-border military operations in Syria
Jordan's King Abdullah dissolves parliament in preparation for new elections
Mustafa A.G. Abushagur, the first elected Libyan Prime Minister, is voted out of office by the Libyan parliament
The European Parliament rejects a European Union budget for the first time
Ukrainian parliament votes to remove President Viktor Yanukovych from his position
Martin Schulz is re-elected President of the European Parliament
EU Parliament votes to protect Edward Snowden
Venezuela's opposition party wins parliament
Japan's Parliament Condemns North Korea Rocket Launch
Myanmar parliament elects first civilian president in decades
Court to rule on whether London needs parliament to trigger EU exit
South Korea's Park asks parliament to find way for her to step down
China's Premier Li re-elected by parliament to premiership
nothing here now
Richard Grenville, English parliament leader/vice-admiral (Roanoke)
Charles I, King of England (1625-49); executed by Parliament
John Lambert, English general-major/parliament leader
John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament [or 12/14]
John ACA van Nispen Sevenaer, Member of Dutch 2nd parliament (1848-75)
Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
Gyorgy Apponyi, Hungarian Parliament member
Francois de Canrobert, French marshal/parliament member
Dadabhai Naoroji, 1st Indian in British parliament
Heinrich von Treitschke, German historian/parliament member
Eugen Richter, German parliament member (Liberal)
J Keir Hardie, 1st Labour representative in British Parliament
Conrad T van Deventer, lawyer/2nd-Member of parliament
Dirk Bos, Dutch liberal 2nd Member of parliament
Hugo Haase, German SPD-German parliament/revolutionary
Philipp Scheidemann, German Parliament (SPD)/mayor of Kassel
Joseph Limburg, liberal Second-Member of parliament (1905-19)
Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)
Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-1st-Member of parliament (About Plato)
Asser B Kleerekoper, journalist/2nd-Member of parliament (SDAP)
John Garside, Parliament of Science
Joris [Georges] of Severen, Flemish fascist/Member of parliament
JH Scheps, Dutch 2nd-Member of parliament (social democratic)
Lord Margadale, English Conserv parliament leader/large landowner
Lewis Hahn, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Marjorie Grene, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
John Marks Templeton, A Parliament of Souls
Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament (1948-87))
Dr Nnoseng Ellen Kate Khuzwayo, Thaba-Nchu Orange Free State, South African member of parliament (ANC) and noted writer ("Call me Woman")
Emil Fackenheim, A Parliament of Souls
Chidananda Saraswati, A Parliament of Souls
Lord Plumb [Charles Henry Plumb], Member of the European Parliament
Haya van Someren-Downer, 2nd Member of parliament (Dutch Lib Party)
Lord Fanshawe of Richmond [Anthony Henry Fanshawe Royle], Member of Parliament
Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)
David M G Curry, South African Labour Party parliament leader
Peter Caws, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
A.T. Ariyaratne, A Parliament of Souls
L.M. Singhvi, A Parliament of Souls
John J. McDermott, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Roy Hattersley, British journalist/Labour-parliament leader
Jacobus H "Koos" van de Merwe, S Afr attorney/CP parliament leader
David A. Crocker, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Robert Cummings Neville, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Wei-ming Tu, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
David Johnston, Sshootings at Parliament Hill, Ottawa
George Clinton, Kannapolis NC, rocker (Parliament-Funkadelic)
Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament
Bob Rae, Leaving Parliament Hill/The Ambassador Says Goodbye
John Stuhr, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Nancy Tuana, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Geoff Hoon, State Opening of Parliament
Chris Huhne, State Opening of Parliament
Anne Mcintosh, British member European parliament
Christine Oddy, British member European parliament
Andrew Lansley, State Opening of Parliament
Tom Huhn, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Caroline Spelman, State Opening of Parliament
Pamella Bordes, New Dehli India, Brit parliament prostitute
Carlos Carnero, Spanish member of parliament
Lewis Gordon, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Michael Halberstam, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law academic and Nominated Member of Parliament
Jamie Hepburn, Member of the Scottish Parliament
Prince Friso of Orange (35), 2nd son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands marries Mabel Wisse Smit (35) without formal permission of parliament.
John Eliot, English parliament leader/author (In Jail), dies at 40
Henry Ireton, English gen/parliament leader (Marston Moor), dies at 40
Adam-Philippe Custine, French earl/general/parliament member, dies
Edmund Burke, British author/parliament leader (Reflections), dies at 68
Count d'Andreossi, French general/parliament leader, dies at 67
John LA Luyten, Catholic Member of Dutch 2nd parliament, dies at 72
Albartus Telting, Fries poet/2nd-Member of parliament, dies
Jacob van Lennep, Dutch 2nd member of parliament, dies at 66
Gyorgy Klapka, Hungarian general/parliament leader, dies at 72
Carlo A Alfieri, Italian Member of parliament, dies at 70
Rembt THPLA of Boneval Faure, lawyer/1st-Member of parliament, dies
Saad Zaghlul, Egyptian parliament chairman, dies at 74
Joseph Limburg, liberal 2nd-Member of parliament (1905-19), dies at 75
Joris [Georges] van Severen, Flem fascist/Member of parliament, dies
Asser B Kleerekoper, SDAP-Second-Member of parliament, dies at 62
Ahmed Maher Pasha, Egypt's PM, assassinated in parliament
Albert F Pollard, Brit historian (Evolution of parliament), dies at 78
Robert H Woltjer, classical/AR-First-Member of parliament, dies at 76
John Garside, Parliament of Science
Kerstin Hesselgren, 1st woman in Swedish parliament, dies at 90
Lambrakis, Greek EDA-parliament leader, murdered
Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77
Arabi El Goni, VP/Chad parliament, murdered
Josef Smrkovsky, Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies at 62
Norman Stronge, former Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament, assassinated by IRA alondside son James
James Stronge former Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament, assassinated by IRA, alondside his father Norman
C Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, CHU Member of Dutch parliament, dies at 85
Giorgio Almirante, Italy, fascist (member of parliament), dies at 73
Pavlos Bakoyannis, Greek parliament leader, murdered in Rome
Ian Gow, British Conservative parliament leader, murdered
Alain Poher, French pres of European Parliament (1966-69), dies
Emil Fackenheim, A Parliament of Souls
Lewis Hahn, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Eric Forth, British Member of Parliament (b. 1944)
Sir Cecil Walker, Ulster Unionist Member of Parliament for North Belfast 1983-2001 (b. 1924)
L.M. Singhvi, A Parliament of Souls
John Marks Templeton, A Parliament of Souls
Chidananda Saraswati, A Parliament of Souls
Marjorie Grene, A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium
Bernie Worrell, Parliament-Funkadelic co-founder, dies aged 72
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