Centuries: 20th century - 21st century - 22nd century
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1 January - France takes over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Slovenia.
Protests begin in the town of Zsanaozen in Kazakhstan over the abolition of the car gas (LPG) price cap and a sharp rise in gas prices.
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has announced his resignation, citing the inability to form a government since his re-election in November and giving him the opportunity to make the transition to a “civilian democratic country”.
January 5 - Kazakh President Kasim-Zhomart Tokajev declares a state of emergency across the country over demonstrations leading to riots. The government led by Askar Mamin is resigning and former President Nazarbayev is also leaving the presidency of the Security Council of Kazakhstan.
January 6 - 2,500 Russian paratroopers arrive in Kazakhstan after Tokayev asked for help from the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
January 11 - President János Áder announces the 2022 parliamentary elections in Hungary.
18 January - Roberta Metsola is elected President of the European Parliament.
Fixed date events
January 22 - The House of Hungarian Music opens.
February 6 - II. Queen Elizabeth's 70th Anniversary. (Her reign of unparalleled length in the history of the British monarchy surpasses that of Victoria by more than six years.)
March 9 - A new president is elected in South Korea because Mun Jin, who took office in 2017, has expired and cannot be reappointed under the constitution.
March 10 - Presidential election in Hungary.
April 3 - Parliamentary elections and the so-called “child protection” referendum in Hungary.
April 10 - The first round of the French presidential election.
April 24 - Second round of the French presidential election.
April 30 - Partial solar eclipse over the Southeast Pacific and South America.
May 9 - In addition to members of the two legislatures in the Philippines, a president is elected.
June 15 - Microsoft Microsoft discontinues general support for Internet Explorer and prompts users to choose Edge software for its successor.
August 9 - A presidential election is held in Kenya.
September 11 - Parliamentary elections in Sweden.
September 30 - The term of office of NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ends.
Brazilian presidential election.
Parliamentary elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
October 25 - Partial solar eclipse over Europe, Northeast Africa, the Middle East and West Asia.
November 8 - Mid-term congressional election in the U.S., where all 435 members of the House of Representatives and 34 seats in the 100-seat Senate are decided.
Events with an indefinite date
in the autumn of the year - Census in Hungary.
October - The Chinese Communist Party XX. Congress, which will be re-elected and re-elect Xinxing Qin-ping as Secretary-General.
during the year - Planned launch of the Titanic II.
Topics of the year
Highlights and Anniversaries in 2022
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