Neuilly, Treaty of, November 27, 1919, the peace treaty signed by defeated Bulgaria and the World War I victors. It was signed at Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, a suburb of Paris. Bulgaria ceded its Thracian outlet to the Aegean Sea to Greece, and some territory in Macedonia to Yugoslavia; it also agreed to pay reparations, limit the size of its army, and surrender most of its war matériel.
Lawrence, T. E. (Thomas Edward) (1888-1935), a British soldier and writer known as "Lawrence of Arabia." The Seven Pillars of Wisdom is his account of his adventures and ideas as leader of the Arabs in their successful revolt against Turkey in World War I.
World War I, also known as the Great War, left Germany and other countries humiliated and angry. Germany viewed the armistice that ended World War I as a truce, rather than a surrender. This view was ignored. Learn about events that led to World War II.