18 ene 1871 año - The Unification of Germany
On this date, Otto Von Bismarck reunited the Northern and Southern parts of Germany following the Franco-Prussian War. Afterwards, Germany as a whole was able to surpass France in their industry business and even almost surpass America because of their entire economic rise as a result of their unification. In addition, Bismarck created a new currency (based on gold), a new imperial bank, and founded 857 new companies (a new record compared too previous times).
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Economy of the late 17th to the 18th century Europe