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This article is about the major war of 1914–1918. For other uses, see World War One (disambiguation) and Great War (disambiguation). "WW1" and "WWI" redirect here. For the album by White Whale, see WWI (album).

World War I

Clockwise from top: trenches on the Western Front; a British Mark IV Tank crossing a trench; Royal Navy battleship HMS Irresistible sinking after striking a mine at the Battle of the Dardanelles; a Vickers machine gun crew with gas masks, and German Albatros D.III biplanes Date28 July 1914 – 11 November 1918 (Armistice)

Treaty of Versailles signed 28 June 1919
(4 years and 11 months)
Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye signed 10 September 1919
Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine signed 27 November 1919
Treaty of Trianon signed 4 June 1920
Treaty of Sèvres signed 10 August 1920
LocationEurope, Africa, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, China and off the coast of South and North America ResultAllied victory
End of the German, Russian, Ottoman, and Austro-Hungarian empires Formation of new countries in Europe and the Middle East
Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers Establishment of the League of Nations. (more...)
Belligerents
Allied (Entente) Powers
France
British Empire
Australia
Canada
India
Newfoundland
New Zealand
South Africa
Southern Rhodesia
Russian Empire (1914–17)
Italy (1915–18)
United States (1917–18)
Serbia
Japan
Belgium
Greece (1917–18)
Romania (1916–18)
Portugal (1916–18)
Brazil (1917–18)
...and others
Central Powers
Germany
Austria-Hungary
Ottoman Empire
Bulgaria (1915–18)
Co-belligerents
Jabal Shammar
...and others
Commanders and leaders
Raymond Poincaré
George V
Nicholas II
Victor Emmanuel III
Woodrow Wilson
Ferdinand of Romania
Taishō
Peter I
Albert I
Venceslau Brás
...and others
Wilhelm II
Franz Joseph I (1914–16)
Karl I (1916–18)
Mehmed V (1914–18)
Mehmed VI (1918)
Ferdinand I
...and...