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WORLD'S FAIRS HELD 1911-1920



1911

  • Dresden, Germany
    • International Hygiene Exhibition
  • London, England
    • Coronation Exhibition
  • London, England
    • Festival of Empire
      • x Festival of Empire Imperial Exhibition and Pageant of London
  • Rome, Italy
    • Esposizione internazionale
      • x Esposizione internazionale d'arte
  • Turin, Italy
    • Esposizione internazionale
      • x Esposizione internazionale delle industrie e del lavor

1911-1912

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.
    • International Mercantile Exposition

1912

  • London, England
    • Latin-British Exhibition
      • x Anglo-Latin Exposition
  • Tokyo, Japan
    • Grand Exposition of Japan [postponed until 1917, but never held]

1913

  • Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    • Tentoonstelling De Vrouw 1813-1913
  • Ghent, Belgium
    • Exposition universelle et internationale
  • Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
    • National Conservation Exposition

1914

  • Boulogne-sur-mer, France
    • International Exposition of Sea Fishery Industries
  • Cologne, Germany
    • Werkbund Exposition
  • Nottingham, England
    • Universal Exhibition
  • Semarang, Indonesia
    • Koloniale Tentoonstelling [originally scheduled for 1913, postponed until Sept. 1914]

1914-1915

  • Panama City, Panama
    • Exposición Nacional de Panama [postponed until 1915-1916]

1915

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
    • Panama-Pacific International Exposition
      • x P.P.I.E.
  • Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
    • National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Celebration [never held]

1915-1916

  • Panama City, Panama
    • Exposición Nacional de Panama [originally scheduled for 1914-1915]
  • San Diego, California, U.S.A.
    • Panama-California Exposition

1917

  • San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
    • Allied War Exposition

1918

  • New York, New York, U.S.A.
    • Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries
  • Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
    • Allied War Exposition
      • x U.S. Government War Exposition
  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
    • California Liberty Fair

1920

  • Seville, Spain
    • Exposición Hispano-Americana [realized as Exposición Ibero-Americana, 1929-1930]
  • Shanghai, China
    • American-Chinese Exposition [never held?]

note: x denotes variant name(s) for a fair


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