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  History of Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina was in control of Realms, Serbia, Croatia, and Bulgaria in the 7th-10th century, and also Kingdom of Hungary as well as the Byzantine Empire.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Catholics identified with the Croats from neighbouring Austro-Hungarian provinces of Croatia-Slavonia and Dalmatia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina was formally abolished together with other historical entities of the Kingdom in 1921 during the process of centralization of power.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina   (4598 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bosnia and Herzegovina was formerly one of the six federal units constituting Yugoslavia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina comprises the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), the Republika Srpska (RS), and the Brčko District (BD).
This was caused by the ethnic cleansing of non-Serb population, of Bosnian Serb refugees from the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina due to Bosnian war (1992-1995) and of Croatian Serb Croatia due to the Croatian war (1991-1995).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bosnia   (4487 words)

  
 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The three main ethnic groups in present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina are Bosniak, Serb, and Croat, and languages are Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian (formerly "Serbo-Croatian").
Bosnia and Herzegovina today consists of two entities -- the Muslim/Croat Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is largely Bosniak and Croat, and the Republika Srpska, which is primarily Serb.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991, was followed by a declaration of independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs.
infotut.com /geography/Bosnia-and-Herzegovina   (708 words)

  
 Mostar Online - A Brief History of Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia's traditional borders, established in the medieval period, are: the Sava River (in the N), the Drina River (E/SE), and the Dinaric Alps (in the W).
Bosnia became a killing ground, as bands of Serbian Chetniks, the Croatian Ustasha, local militias, German and Italian occupation troops and the Communist Partisans vied with each other in terrorizing various segments of the civilian population.
Bosnia and its people had suffered terribly during the war, but the city of Sarajevo had once again emerged physically unscathed; it became the center of a cultural and economic revival.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/1935/history.html   (3931 words)

  
 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The earliest inhabitants of Bosnia and Herzegovina of whom there is any certainty are the Illyrians, an exceedingly rapacious pastoral people who were divided into various tribes.
Bosnia seems to have belonged to Croatia as late as the beginning of the tenth century.
In 968 however, Bosnia was conquered by the Croatian king Kresimir and in 1019 the whole north-western part of the Balkan Peninsula came under the sway of the Eastern Roman Emperor, Basil II.
www.historyofnations.net /europe/bosniaandherzegovina.html   (2022 words)

  
 Bosnia-Herzegovina: history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
During this period, Bosnia was seen as a bastion of the Bogomils (or Cathari), one of southern Europe's main heretical movements, who found support among the local population, and from the State, as well.
Herzegovina and the part of Bosnia east of the Una river were ceded to Austria in 1718, and returned to Turkey in 1739.
Bosnia's Muslim President, Alija Izetbegovic, was first chairman; the Serb nationalist Momcilo Krajisnik was second and the Croat leader, Kresimir Zubak was third.
gbgm-umc.org /country_profiles/country_history.cfm?Id=219   (2890 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia and Montenegro have delimited most of their boundary, but sections along the Drina River remain in dispute; discussions continue with Croatia on several small disputed sections of the boundary.
Bosnia and Herzegovina were annexed to Serbia as part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes on Oct. 26, 1918.
Bosnia and Herzegovina: History - History Early History The area was part of the Roman province of Illyricum.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107349.html   (1648 words)

  
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The rich history of Bosnia and Herzegovina demonstrates the uniqueness of a country where four religions (Judaism, Roman Catholicism, Christian Orthodoxy and Islam) have each given their personal mark to the development of a specific civilization, combining the heritage of the Neolithic, Iliric, Classical, Greco-Roman and Slavic cultural elements.
At the end of the First World War, Bosnia and Herzegovina was separated from the Habsburg Empire by its National Council, and, together with Croatia and Slovenia, created the State of the Slovenians, Croats and Serbs, which was united with Serbia into the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians by the Geneva Treaty.
After the disintegration of Yugoslavia (1941), Bosnia and Herzegovina came under the authority of the Independent State of Croatia, being on the separation line between the German and Italian occupation zones.
www.angelfire.com /bc/dinoshomepage/history.html   (1003 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina (08/05)
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are 407 primary schools with 250,000 students, 171 secondary schools with 80,000 students, 7 universities in the major cities (Sarajevo, Mostar, Banja Luka, Tuzla, Bihac, and Foca) and 6 academies (4 pedagogic and 2 art academies).
Bosnia and Herzegovina today consists of two entities -- the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is largely Bosniak and Croat, and the Republika Srpska, which is primarily Serb.
Bosnia and Herzegovina maintains an embassy in the United States at 2109 E Street NW, Washington, DC 20037 (tel.: 202-337-1500; fax: 202-337-1502).
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/2868.htm   (3051 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina (officially Bosna i Hercegovina/Босна и Херцеговина, shortened to BiH, also in English variously written Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Bosnia-Hercegovina) is a mountainous country in the western Balkans.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is divided into the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska.
Bosnia occupies roughly the northern two thirds of the country, while the southern third is Herzegovina.
creekin.net /n24-bosnia-and-herzegovina.html   (1456 words)

  
 The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Bosnia-Herzegovina
Bosnia had before been occupied by mostly Sephardim, but with the Austrian-Hungarian influence came many Ashkenazi Jews.
The Jewish population was led by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Federation of Jewish Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina was changed into a socialist organization that focused on secular causes instead of religious ones.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/bosnia.html   (538 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina: History
Bosnia was settled by Serbs in the 7th cent.; it appeared as an independent country by the 12th cent.
In 1946, Bosnia and Herzegovina became one of the six constituent republics of Yugoslavia.
Bosnia and Herzegovina continues to make progress towards becoming modern European country, Security Council told, but High Representative also says time is short for country to meet conditions for partnership for peace, stabilization agreement.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0856983.html   (1001 words)

  
 Bosnia and Herzegovina - History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Beginning with the reign of ban Borić in 1154, Bosnia was a semi-independent banovina under the sovereignty of the king of Hungary.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Catholics identified with the Croats from neighbouring Austro-Hungarian province of Croatia-Slavonia.
After World War II ended, Bosnia and Herzegovina became one of the six republics of Yugoslavia in 1945, when the country was re-organized as a communist federal state under Josip Broz Tito.
www.bosnia-herzegovina-facts.com /History-3.html   (4785 words)

  
 European Union Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina - History of BiH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A lot of soldiers serving here believe Bosnia and Herzegovina is a young state, created by the General Framework Agreement for Peace (GFAP) at the end of 1995.
This is a highly respected history of Bosnia from 1180 until 1995.
This is a chronicle of Rebecca West's travels in the Former Yugoslavia in 1937 with insightful digressions into the history, politics and culture of the region.
www.euforbih.org /bih/bhistory.htm   (338 words)

  
 History - Bosnia and Herzegovina - Europe
Rome’s most enduring legacy in Bosnia was the division between Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian faiths along the border between the western and eastern Roman empires.
Bosnia was first mentioned by that name in a surviving document from 958.
Medieval Bosnia reached its height under Stephen Tvrtko (reigned 1353-1391), who was crowned Tvrtko I, king of Serbia and Bosnia, in 1377.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/bosnia_and_herzegovina/history.htm   (320 words)

  
 Education World® - *History : By Region : Europe : Bosnia & Herzegovina   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bosnia Time Line Follow this chronology of the history of the Balkan state and gain insight into the course of the conflicts in the 1990s.
History of Bosnia Bosnet Timeline of the Balkan state's formation and development is divided into different eras from the fifth century to the turbulence of the 90s.
History of Bosnia and Herzegovina Find summaries of different periods in the growth of the Balkan state and learn about the historic influence of its occupants and settlers.
db.education-world.com /perl/browse?cat_id=7165   (336 words)

  
 A short history of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina becomes part of the Roman Empire in 9 and it becomes in 379 part of the East Roman Empire.
Bosnia is added to Croatia and Herzegovina is annexed by Italy.
In 1992 the Republic of Bosnia and Hercegovina secedes from Yugoslavia.
www.electionworld.org /history/bosnia.htm   (897 words)

  
 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina - HERCEG BOSNA :: Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina ::
The fiercest pogroms of Croat Catholics in Bosnia and Hercegovina.
East to Bosnia, the uprising against Ottoman Empire broke out in Serbia, in which the Serbian forces, after initial successes (the Turkish army faced a defeat on several occasions) and general national liberation war in which the local Muslim population was expelled mostly into Bosnia, have succumbed to decay and disintegration.
In lower Herzegovina, in the Gabela and Hrasno district, under the leadership of don Ivan Music, Croats have, ignited by overtaxing, rebelled against Turkish authorities on June the 19th.
www.hercegbosna.org /engleski/otto.html   (2526 words)

  
 European Union Force in Bosnia and Herzegovina - History of BiH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
From 1580 the region of Bosnia became ruled through the administration of pashadom, a decision that recognized the Bosnian entity, including all of modern Bosnia and Herzegovina, and some parts of Slavonia, Croatia, Dalmatia, and Serbia.
In 1592, the Turks captured the important fortress at Bihac from the Hapsburgs, and with this move the Ottoman Empire covered all of Bosnia and Herzegovina, part of Croatia, and Hungary.
After the Vienna War (1683-1699) Bosnia became the western province of the Ottoman Empire, and the Karlowitz treaty (1699) confirmed the historical borders of Bosnia on the north, west and south.
www.euforbih.org /bih/chapter3.htm   (837 words)

  
 The History Place - Genocide in the 20th Century
Bosnia is one of several small countries that emerged from the break-up of Yugoslavia, a multicultural country created after World War I by the victorious Western Allies.
On February 6, 1994, the world's attention turned completely to Bosnia as a marketplace in Sarajevo was struck by a Serb mortar shell killing 68 persons and wounding nearly 200.
Sights and sounds of the bloody carnage were broadcast globally by the international news media and soon resulted in calls for military intervention against the Serbs.
www.historyplace.com /worldhistory/genocide/bosnia.htm   (1456 words)

  
 The Bosnian Manuscript Ingathering Project: Brief History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The prospect of remaining part of a rump Yugoslavia dominated by Miloshevich was clearly unacceptable to the majority of Bosnia's population, while Bosnian independence was anathema to Serb nationalists both within Bosnia and in Serbia.
Among the methods of "ethnic cleansing" employed by the Serb forces are the selective killing of the non-Serb community's civic, religious and intellectual leaders, the confinement of all males of military age in concentration camps, and the use of mass rapes as a weapon of terror and abasement.
Bosnia's vice-president and the deputy commander of the Bosnian armed forces are both Bosnian Serbs.
www.kakarigi.net /manu/briefhis.htm   (5520 words)

  
 Bosnia-Herzegovina - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is bound by Croatia to the north, northwest and west, Serbia and Montenegro to the northeast, east and southeast as well as the Adriatic Sea to the south.
(1.) Herzegovina and the southern area has a modified Mediterranean climate with an average annual precipitation of 600 to 800 mm (24 to 31.5 inches) while (2.) the central and northern area of Bosnia has a modified Pannoian or Alpine climate with an average annual precipitation of 1,500 to 2,500 mm (59 to 98 inches).
On March 27, 1992 the Serb leaders proclaimed the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, declaring it to be part of Yugoslavia.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/bosnia.htm   (1640 words)

  
 History of Bosnia and Herzegovina - HERCEG BOSNA :: Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina ::
The mass rebellion of Tito's Communist Army in Serbia and Montenegro was broken down till the end of the year by the powerful German and Italian offensive with the help of Serbian Fascists and Chetniks.
The war continued with the greatest intensity on the territories of Croatia and Bosnia and Hercegovina.
As according to the discovery of the Commission, about 10,000 belonged to the members of Slovenian Home Defence Guards, and 180,000 to Croatian soldiers and civilians,this asks new questions -not bringing into doubt the status of Marshal Josip Broz Tito as the greatest war criminal on the territory of the former Yugoslavia.
www.hercegbosna.org /engleski/ww2.html   (1709 words)

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