Curated by CLAI
European Discoveries: Actual European discoveries – that is land unknown to humans before the Age of Exploration.
- First discovery was by Portugal in 1418 with the greatest current population on discovered land.
- Russia has the greatest total area discovered of 74,634 square km.
Fields of Commemoration: World War I (1914-1918) claimed over 10.5M lives. World War II (1939-1945) claimed 50M lives.