The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Algiers, Algeria.

Prior to 16th century

16th-18th century

19th century

20th century

1950s-1980s

  • 1950 - Population: 516,000 (urban agglomeration).[18]
  • 1952 - Aerohabitat housing complex built.[17]
  • 1953 - Jacques Chevallier becomes mayor.[19]
  • 1954
    • Anti-French unrest.[2]
    • Diar el Mahçoul housing development and 200 Colonnes housing complex built.[17][19]
  • 1956
  • 1958 - May: Pro-French unrest.[2][20]
  • 1959 - Siemens branch in business.[21]
  • 1960
    • January: Pro-French unrest.[22]
    • Population: 872,000 (urban agglomeration).[18]
  • 1961 - April: Coup attempt.[23]
  • 1962
    • City becomes capital of independent Algeria.[2]
    • 200,000 European residents depart.[24]
  • 1963
    • Centre National d'Etudes et d'Analyses pour la Population et le Développement headquartered in city.[25]
    • Algerian National Theatre established.
  • 1966
  • 1969 - Pan-African Arts Festival held.
  • 1970 - Population: 1,281,000 (urban agglomeration).[18]
  • 1972 - 5 July 1962 Stadium opens.
  • 1975 - Hotel El-Aurassi in business.
  • 1978 - July: All-Africa Games held.
  • 1980 - Population: 1,621,000 (urban agglomeration).[18]
  • 1982 - Martyrs Memorial erected.
  • 1985 - National Institute for Global Strategic Studies headquartered in city.[25]
  • 1988 - October: Anti-government demonstrations.[4][7]

1990s

21st century

other cities in Algiera