Introduction of the Euro

2002

Interviews

Born: 1992
Occupation: Student
Born: 1995
Occupation: Doctoral student
Born: 1994
Location: France
Born: 1994
Occupation: Student in cognitive science
Location: Austria
Born: 1971
Occupation: Entrepreneur, Co-founder of the Runnin'City App
Location: France
Born: 1951
Occupation: Retired professor
Location: Belgium
Born: 1975
Occupation: Civil Servant
Location: Ukraine
Born: 1984
Occupation: Doctor and Former Regional MP
Location: Portugal
Born: 1995
Occupation: Student of international law
Location: Austria
Born: 1965
Occupation: Teacher
Location: Spain
Born: 1995
Occupation: Student
Fulfilling a goal originally proposed in the League of Nations in 1929, European Union leaders created a unified currency in 1999 when they introduced the Euro. By 2002, Euro coins and notes began to circulate across member states and individual national currencies slowly became obsolete.