List of world's fairs

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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.

1790s

  • 1791 - Habsburg Monarchy 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 - France 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]

1800s

  • 1801 - France 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 - France Paris, France - Third Exposition (1802)[4]
  • 1806 - France Paris, France - Fourth Exposition (1806)[4]

1810s

1820s

1830s

1840s

1850s

1860s

1870s

1880s

1890s

1900s

1910s

1920s

1930s

1940s

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

2010s

2020s

Future bids and proposals

See also

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External links

  • ExpoMuseum - The World's Fair Museum
  • ExpoBids - Proposed and Active Bids for Future World's Fairs
  • Official website of the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE)
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