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Diplomacy & Diplomats Inter-War Period

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  • Eljas Erkko (1895 - 1965)
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List of Treaties (1916 - 1939)

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  • Franco-Polish alliance (1921) - Military alliance between Poland and France that was active between 1921 and 1940.
  • Anglo-Irish Treaty - Ends the Irish War of Independence and created the Irish Free State.
  • Peace of Riga - Ends the Polish–Soviet War.
  • Thomson–Urrutia Treaty - Colombia recognizes Panama's independence in return for 25 million dollars.
  • Treaty of Berlin(1921) - Separate post-World War I peace agreement between the United States and Germany.
  • Treaty of Kars - Friendship treaty between Turkey and the Soviet governments of the Transcaucasian Republics.
  • Treaty of Ankara (1921) - France agrees to evacuate Cilicia in return for economic concessions from Turkey; Turkey acknowledges French imperial sovereignty over Syria.
  • Russo-Persian Treaty of Friendship (1921) - Grants both Iran and the Soviet Union full and equal shipping rights in the Caspian Sea.
  • Treaty of Moscow (1921) - A friendship treaty between the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) and the Bolshevik government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic.
  • Anglo–Afghan Treaty of 1921 - Amendments to and expansion of the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of 1919 - between the United Kingdom and Afghanistan.
  • Treaty 11 - Conducted at Northwest Territories, Canada, negotiating an agreement between the Canadian monarch, King George V, and First Nations. There were further signings in 1921.


  • Washington Naval Treaty - Attempts to limit naval expansion.
  • Treaty of Rapallo (1922) - Between the Weimar Republic and Bolshevist Russia.
  • Treaty on the Creation of the USSR - Legalized the creation of a union of several Republics of the Soviet Union in the form of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.


  • Treaty of Lausanne - Sets the boundaries of modern Turkey.
  • Halibut Treaty - Canadian-American agreement concerning fishing rights in the northern Pacific Ocean.
  • Convention and Statute on the International Régime of Maritime Ports - Mandated equal treatment of all ships in maritime ports, regardless of nationality.


  • Brussels Agreement (1924) - Multilateral treaty providing for medical treatment of seamen with venereal diseases.
  • Treaty of Rome (1924) - Revokes parts of the Treaty of Rapallo (1920) that created the independent Free State of Fiume; Fiume would be annexed to Italy while the town of Sušak would be assigned to Yugoslavia.


  • Locarno Treaties - Seven treaties between the World War I Western European Allied powers and the new states of central and Eastern Europe.


  • Treaty of Berlin (1926)
  • Germany and the Soviet Union pledge neutrality.


  • Treaty of Jeddah (1927) - Establishes the independence of present-day Saudi Arabia from the United Kingdom.


  • Kellogg–Briand Pact - Calls "for the renunciation of war as an instrument of national policy".
  • Italo-Ethiopian Treaty of 1928 - 20 year treaty of peace between the Kingdom of Italy and the Empire of Ethiopia.


  • Lateran Treaty - The Kingdom of Italy and the Vatican City formally recognize each other.
  • Geneva Convention (1929) - Establishes rules for the treatment of prisoners of war; predecessor of the 1949 Third Geneva Convention.
  • International Convention for the Suppression of Counterfeiting Currency - Criminalises the counterfeiting of currency.


  • London Naval Treaty - Regulates submarine warfare and shipbuilding.
  • Convention Between the United States and Great Britain (1930) - Definitely delimits the boundary between North Borneo (then a British protectorate) and the Philippine archipelago (then a U.S. Territory).


  • Treaty of Westminster (1931) - Creates the British Commonwealth.


  • Soviet–Polish Non-Aggression Pact - International treaty of non-aggression signed by representatives of Poland and the USSR.


  • German–Polish Non-Aggression Pact - International treaty between Nazi Germany and the Second Polish Republic; both countries pledged to settle disputes through bilateral negotiations.
  • Balkan Pact - Between Greece, Turkey, Romania, and Yugoslavia; signatories agree to suspend all disputed territorial claims against each other.


  • Franco-Soviet Treaty of Mutual Assistance - Bilateral pact between France and the USSR with the aim of containing German aggression.
  • Treaty of Establishment, Commerce and Navigation - Reinforces the Russo-Persian Treaty of Friendship.


  • Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1936 - The United Kingdom withdraws its troops from Egypt except those necessary to protect the Suez Canal and its surroundings.
  • Franco-Syrian Treaty of Independence (1936) - France provides independence to Syria.
  • Montreux Convention Regarding the Regime of the Straits - Approve Turkish control on Bosphorus and Dardanelles Straits


  • International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling - Establishes limitations on whaling practices; protocols signed in 1938 and again in 1945.
  • Treaty of Saadabad - A non-aggression pact signed by Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan.


  • Munich Agreement - Surrenders the Sudetenland to Germany.



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Historical Timeline

  • The Paris Peace Conference, 1919-1920
  • Provisions of the Treaty of Versailles
  • Reparations  
  • The League of Nations
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Intellectual Trends
  • Economic Hostilities, 1921-1930’s
  • Search for Security, 1919-1930
  • Rise of Fascism and Creation of the Axis Powers, 1930-1938
  • Hitler as a Cause of World War Two 
  • The Nazi Soviet Pact
  • Policy of Appeasement and Buildup to War