East German Authorities close the border between east and west Berlin and Construction of the Berlin Wall begins.

East German Authorities close the border between east and west Berlin and Construction of the Berlin Wall begins. construção do muro de berlim

The Berlin Wall, separating East and West Germany, the Eastern Bloc from the Western Capitalist World is torn down in 1989 -

42 Inspiring Pictures From The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

Berliners celebrate on top of the wall as East Germans (backs to camera) flood through the dismantled Berlin Wall into West Berlin at Potsdamer Platz, in this November 1989 picture.

Infographics to Honor the 26th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall fell 26 years ago today. Here are a few infographics to give you a refresher on the significance of the event.

Berlin Wall falling

Fall of the Berlin Wall Anniversary Tour

November Germany's Berlin Wall falls, changing the future of Germany and Europe forever. A country that had been divided in two-East Germany and West Germany, would resolve most of it's political issues and become united once more.

Kulturpark Plänterwald / Spreepark. Abandoned amusement park in the Treptow-Köpenick district of Berlin (formerly part of the GDR-controlled East Berlin). The park opened in 1969 - and was hugely popular during the GDR-era. But after the fall of the Berlin Wall (1989) the park went into decline. It was finally closed, and left to decay, in 2001.  Photo credit: /noemi/, Matahina, sahara. on Flickr.

Abandoned amusement park in the Treptow-Köpenick district of Berlin (formerly part of the GDR-controlled East Berlin). The park opened in 1969 - and was hugely popular during the GDR-era. But after the fall of the Berli

1989, Berlin Wall 1 a series of radical political changes occurred in the Eastern Bloc, the erosion of political power in Poland and Hungary. After several weeks of civil unrest, the East German government announced that all citizens could visit West Germany.Crowds of East Germans crossed and climbed onto the Wall, joined by West Germans on the other side in a celebratory atmosphere.

The fall of the Berlin Wall paved the way for German reunification, which was formally concluded on 3 October

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