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This is a list of world's fairs, a comprehensive chronological list of world's fairs (with notable permanent buildings built). For an annotated list of all world's fairs sanctioned by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE), see List of world expositions.

Contents

1790sEdit

  • 1791 -   Prague, Bohemia, Habsburg Monarchy - first industrial exhibition on the occasion of the coronation of Leopold II as king of Bohemia, took place in Clementinum, considerable sophistication of manufacturing methods.[1]
  • 1798 -   Paris, France - L'Exposition publique des produits de l'industrie française, Paris, 1798.[2] This was the first public industrial exposition in France although earlier in 1798 the Marquis d'Avèze had held a private exposition of handicrafts and manufactured goods at the Maison d'Orsay in the Rue de Varenne and it was this that suggested the idea of a public exposition to François de Neufchâteau, Minister of the Interior for the French Republic.[3]

1800sEdit

  • 1801 -   Paris, France - Second Exposition (1801). After the success of the exposition of 1798 a series of expositions for French manufacturing followed (1801, 1802, 1806, 1819, 1823, 1827, 1834, 1844 and 1849) until the first properly international (or universal) exposition in France in 1855.[4]
  • 1802 -   Paris, France - Third Exposition (1802)[4]
  • 1806 -   Paris, France - Fourth Exposition (1806)[4]

1810sEdit

1820sEdit

1830sEdit

1840sEdit

1850sEdit

1860sEdit

1870sEdit

1880sEdit

1890sEdit

1900sEdit

1910sEdit

1920sEdit

1930sEdit

1940sEdit

1950sEdit

1960sEdit

1970sEdit

1980sEdit

1990sEdit

2000sEdit

2010sEdit

2020sEdit

Future bids and proposalsEdit

See alsoEdit

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