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  History of Croatia Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com
The first King of Croatia, Tomislav of the Trpimir dynasty, was crowned in the Duvno field in 925 (note that sources vary from 923 to 928).
Croatia was one of the crownlands that supported emperor Karl's pragmatic sanction of 1713 and supported the empress Maria Theresia in the War of Austrian Succession of 1741-1748.
Croatia received some autonomy in 1939 when the provinces were shuffled so that there was one called the Croatian banovina comprised of Croatia, Dalmatia, and parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/h/hi/history_of_croatia.html   (4107 words)

  
 Croatia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Republic of Croatia is a crescent-shaped country in Europe bordering the Mediterranean to the South, Central Europe to the North and the Balkans to the Southeast.
In the north and east it is continental, Mediterranean along the coast and a semi-highland and highland climate in the south-central region.
Marco Polo was born on Korčula, an island in the Adriatic Sea belonging to the Dalmatian archipelago.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Croatia   (1683 words)

  
 Croatia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Croatia is a parliamentary democracy with an elected president who appoints a council of ministers and a prime minister.
Croatia’s power reached its peak in the 11th cent., but internecine strife facilitated its conquest in 1091 by King Ladislaus I of Hungary.
Croatia was placed under Italian and later German military control, while the Ustachi dictatorship perpetuated brutal excesses, including the establishment of concentration camps; in the Croat-operated Jasenovac camp alone, it has been estimated that some 200,000 Serbs, Jews, Gypsies, and Croat opposition figures were killed.
www.bartleby.com /65/cr/Croatia.html   (1347 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Croatia, ToC
Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Croatia, from Kirken i Norge
History of the (Orthodox) Archdiocesis of Zagreb-Ljubljana, from SPC
Giuseppe Praga, History of Dalmatia, Pisa : Giardini 1993
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/xcroatia.html   (425 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Croatia
John Capistran, defender of Belgrade, died at the monastery of Ilok, Croatia, 23 October, 1456, and was canonized in 1690.
Croatia is represented in the House of Magnates by three delegates; in the House of Representatives by forty delegates.
Ecclesiastically Croatia constitutes one province, erected by the Bull "Auctorem omnium" of Pius IX on 11 Dec., 1852.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04510a.htm   (3550 words)

  
 Croatian History
Tomislav, one of Branislav's successors, annexed the Dalmatian cities and in 925 received the royal crown from Pope John X. Tomislav and his heirs made strenuous efforts to defend their kingdom both from the Bulgarian empire in Pannonia and from Venice, which was spreading its power along the Dalmatian coast.
It spread southwards along the Adriatic coast from the river Rasa in Istria to the rivers Tara and Piva in Montenegro, eastward to the Drina and northward to the Drava and to the Danube.
Croatia was an area of special concern, as the center of the strongest nationalist movement in pre-war Yugoslavia.
www.geocities.com /i_canjar/history/crohistory.htm   (3118 words)

  
 Croatia: history   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By the end of the year, Croatia was one of the constituent republics of the new People’s Federated Republic of Yugoslavia.
The federal army of Yugoslavia, whose officers answered mainly to Serbia, intervened in Croatia and Slovenia alleging that separation was a threat to the integrity of Yugoslavia.
In January 1992, EC mediation enabled Serbia and Croatia to accept a peace plan and the stationing of 15,000 UN soldiers in the conflict zone.
gbgm-umc.org /country_profiles/country_history.cfm?Id=4   (2408 words)

  
 History of Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In Sigismund's time, Croatia was severly tried by the wars with Venice, and those against the Turks, who invaded Croatian territory in 1414-15.
In November 1995, Croatia agreed to peacefully reintegrate Eastern Slavonia, Baranja, and Western Dirmium under terms of the Erdut Agreement.
In December 1995, Croatia signed the Dayton peace agreement, committing itself to a permanent cease-fire and the return of all refugees.
www.historyofnations.net /europe/croatia.html   (1436 words)

  
 A short history of Croatia
Since 9 present-day Croatia is part of the Roman Empire and it becomes in 379 part of the East Roman Empire.
In 1102 Hungary conquers Croatia and a personal union with Hungary is established.
Croatia shares its history with Hungary until 1918, but from 1526 until the early 17th century most of Croatia was occupied by the Ottoman Empire.
www.electionworld.org /history/croatia.htm   (776 words)

  
 Croatia on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Croatia is bounded by Slovenia in the northwest, by Hungary in the northeast, by Serbia and Montenegro in the east, by Bosnia and Herzegovina in the south and east, and by the Adriatic Sea in the west.
Pavelič fled in the wake of Germany's defeat in 1945, and Croatia became one of the six republics of reconstituted Yugoslavia.
Croatia rising from ashes of war and ethnic cleansing.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/croatia_history.asp   (1966 words)

  
 Croatia
Croatia is a former Yugoslav republic on the Adriatic Sea.
The Zagorje region north of the capital, Zagreb, is a land of rolling hills, and the fertile agricultural region of the Pannonian Plain is bordered by the Drava, Danube, and Sava Rivers in the east.
Croatia: Bibliography - Bibliography See S. Gazi, A History of Croatia (1973); H. Lydall, Yugoslavia in Crisis (1989); M. Croatia: Government - Government Croatia is a parliamentary democracy with an elected president who appoints a council of...
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0107439.html   (892 words)

  
 Croatia History
Croatia's history as an independent nation dates back to the 10th century.
From the 1300s on, Croatia, together with Hungary and Serbia, represented Europe's defensive wall against the encroaching Ottoman empire.
In 1996, the Yugoslav-Croat war was ended with Yugoslavia recognizing formal borders for Croatia and establishing diplomatic relations.
www.multied.com /NationbyNation/Croatia/History1.html   (142 words)

  
 The Virtual Jewish History Tour: Croatia
The Jewish population increased in Croatia for a century and a half.
Croatia appeased the Germans throughout the war, sending many of its Jews to concentration camps.
The majority of those Jews who remained in Croatia were taken to Auschwitz in 1943.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Croatia.html   (698 words)

  
 Croatia, Island Hvar - History
In the 3rd century BC the Hellenistic poet Apollonius of Rhodes introduced the name "Piteyeia", which is probably de rived from "pitys" Greek for spruce, or even from an old Illyrian name for the village of Pitve.
The inscription recording the victory of the inhabitants of Pharos over the Jadasini and their allies, one of the oldest known inscriptions in Croatia, 4th C BC.
He was the first in Croatia to begin excavating the prehistoric tumuli and caves of Hvar.
www.hvar.hr /Default.aspx?tabid=328   (531 words)

  
 Short History of Croatia
They wished to take the whole of Croatia too, and go from there to Vienna and Rome, and likewise further west.They were blocked on their way by the Croatians.
Many have enriched the Church in Croatia with their personal holiness and heroic witnessing to the Gospel: they enlightened and civilised the people, literacy was brought to many, and art and science generally flourished.
The communists killed 630 priests and nuns from Croatia and Bosnia Hercegovina and in the Hercegovinian Franciscan province alone, 70 Franciscans lost their lives.
www.medjugorje.org /chistory.htm   (2091 words)

  
 Croatia: About, Facts, Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Continental Croatia, however, also abounds in beauty: it is a land of forests, rivers rich in fish, swift mountain streams and deep gorges of Gorski Kotar, and the magnificent Plitvice Lakes in Lika.
It is a land of golden wheat fields, oak woods and wide rivers of Slavonia and Baranja, a land of quaint little villages, romantic castles and manors, and picturesque rolling hills and vineyards of the Croatian Zagorje.
In Croatia there are seven National parks, here are links to some of them: The mountain of Risnjak is is a national park, situated relatively close to the coast, in the region of Gorski Kotar.
www.croatiaemb.net   (1314 words)

  
 raceandhistory.com - HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL CROATIA
Specialists in the social history of Iran seven cen turies before Christ know that the center of the Iranian family group at this epoch was the demana.
There are many instances in history, however, of a people losing its original language and culture as a consequence of inter-marriage with and absorption by other tribes or nations.
In this connection it is evident that there is no indication in early European history, or in the migrations of peoples that took place be tween 600 B.C. and 1000 A.D., that tends to buttress the traditional cliche that Croats and Serbs came from an identical parent stock.
www.raceandhistory.com /Science/croatia.htm   (10023 words)

  
 History of Croatia
The new state became the Federal Socialist Republic of Yugoslavia and united Croatia and several other states together under the communistic leadership of Marshall Tito (born Josip Broz).
The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia.
Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands.
infotut.com /geography/Croatia   (589 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Croatia, 1660-1789
In 1671 a conspiracy of Hungarian and Croatian noblemen against Habsburg rule was uncovered; Croatian Ban PETER ZRINSKI, dissatisfied with the outcome of the Habsburg-Ottoman War of 1663-1664 first offered the Hungaro-Croatian crown to King Louis XIV of France, and after Louis rejected, to Poland and finally to the Ottoman Sultan.
In 1767 Maria Theresia set up a Royal Council for Croatia, at Varasdin; in 1776 its seat was moved to Zagreb; in 1779 it was abolished, her functions transferred to the Hungarian Council of Regents.
In 1715 the custons border separating Habsburg Croatia from Habsburg Inner Austria was lifted; in 1719 Fiume was declared a free port.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/croat16601789.html   (1158 words)

  
 Yu-Genocide - A Short Survey of Croatian History
Croatia is located in southeastern Europe and extends along the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea.
Croatia turns to the Habsburgs for help in her battles with the Turks, and one part of Croatia ruled by the Habsburgs.
Eugen Kvaternik instigates a rebellion in Rakovica for the inde- pendence of Croatia.
www.hic.hr /books/yu-genocide/history.htm   (1754 words)

  
 The History of Croatia
To find information other than history for Croatia then visit the Croatia Country Page.
The death of President Tudjman in December 1999, followed by the election of a new coalition government and president in early 2000, brought significant changes to Croatia.
Croatia's new government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Racan, has progressed in implementation of the Dayton Peace Accords, regional cooperation, refugee returns, national reconciliation, and democratization.
www.factrover.com /history/Croatia_history.html   (436 words)

  
 The history of the Republic of Coatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hartford Web Publishing is not the author of the documents in World History Archives and does not presume to validate their accuracy or authenticity nor to release their copyright.
The retrospective history of the Republic of Croatia
The working-class history of the Republic of Croatia
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/62/index-h.html   (110 words)

  
 adriatica.net - guide - History of Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the early Middle Ages, Croatia is under the rule of the Franks.
The division into two territories is overcome by the unification of the Sabors (Parliaments) of Croatia and Slavonia.
After the war Croatia becomes one of the federal republics within the renewed Yugoslavia under the rules of the communists.
www.adriatica.net /hrvatska/povijest/main_en.aw   (512 words)

  
 WHKMLA : History of Croatia, 1102-1301
The relation between Croatia and Hungary had been aggred on in the PACTA CONVENTA of 1091.
Under Hungarian rule, FEUDAL LAW was introduced; the King of Hungary and Croatia made the nobility dependent on the King by handing out fiefs.
In Croatia's interior, the most important city was Gradec, today a suburb of Zagreb.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/balkans/croat11021301.html   (322 words)

  
 History of Omis, Croatia
All occurrences of vessels captured by privateers had to be brought before an Admiralty Court where they were tried to ensure that their plunder was legal game.
The history of piracy dates back more than 3000 years, but its accurate account depends on the actual meaning of the word ‘pirate’.
Below we tried to outline a selective history of piracy, selective and arbitrary because there is so much that can be said about piracy and it is impossible to tell all.
www.almissa.com /pirates.htm   (695 words)

  
 History of Eastern Croatia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Eastern Croatia, also called Slavonija, is a Croatian historical region that includes the fertile valley between rivers Sava, Drava and Danube.
Slavonia was returned to Croatia and three out of four counties were reestablished: Virovitica, Pozega and Srijem.
It means that the whole Srijem belonged to the Kingdom of Croatia, which had the autonomy within Austrio-Hungarian Empire.
jagor.srce.hr /svjedoci/east/1str.html   (376 words)

  
 WWW-VL: History Index: Croatia History: Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split, Hrvatski
The roots of the Serbian 1991-1995 aggression on Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina,
Israel and Genocide in Croatia, by prof.dr. Igor Primoratz.
RETURN TO WWW-VL History was established as HNSource (Kansas History Gateway) on 6 March 1993.
vlib.iue.it /history/europe/croatia.html   (459 words)

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