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History of Slovakia

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Visit Slovakia. Discover its history. Learn about the people who lived there through stories, old newspaper articles, pictures, postcards and genealogy.

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Slovakia has the world's highest number of castles and chateaux per capita.

It also contains more than 6000 caves and more than 1300 mineral springs.

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  • 1867 - Dural monarch of Austria-Hungary formed after Hapsburg Emperor, Franz Josef, compromised with Hungarian nobles, Slovakia became part of the kingdom

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

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  • 1918 - Hapsburg ruled empire collapsed; Czechs and Slovaks came together, created Czechoslovakia

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

  • 1919 - February 4-5 – Pressburg (Bratislava) becomes capital of Slovakia.

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    February 5, 1919

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    Bratislava
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  • 1939 - Germany occupied Czechoslovakia, German "protectorate" established; Slovak became a nominally independence state under Nazi Germany with Josef Tiso as prime minister

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

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    Synagogue, Kosice, Slovakia
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  • 1944 - Slovak National Uprising occurred with 60,000 Slovak troops and 18,000 partisans rose up against the Nazis

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

  • 1945 - Soviet army liberated Slovakia, restored to prewar status; rejoined Czechoslovakian state

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

  • 1948 - Communist party took power, Slovakia subjected to a centralized Czech-dominated government again, antagonism between the two republics developed

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

  • 1992 - Slovakia's government declared its independence from Czechoslovakia

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm



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    History of Slovakia from Celtic tribes to nowadays.
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  • 1867 - Dural monarch of Austria-Hungary formed after Hapsburg Emperor, Franz Josef, compromised with Hungarian nobles, Slovakia became part of the kingdom

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm
  • 1918 - Hapsburg ruled empire collapsed; Czechs and Slovaks came together, created Czechoslovakia

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm
  • 1919 - February 4-5 – Pressburg (Bratislava) becomes capital of Slovakia.

    www.wikipedia.org
    February 5, 1919
  • 1939 - Germany occupied Czechoslovakia, German "protectorate" established; Slovak became a nominally independence state under Nazi Germany with Josef Tiso as prime minister

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm
  • 1944 - Slovak National Uprising occurred with 60,000 Slovak troops and 18,000 partisans rose up against the Nazis

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm
  • 1945 - Soviet army liberated Slovakia, restored to prewar status; rejoined Czechoslovakian state

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm
  • 1948 - Communist party took power, Slovakia subjected to a centralized Czech-dominated government again, antagonism between the two republics developed

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm
  • 1992 - Slovakia's government declared its independence from Czechoslovakia

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ slovakia/ sktimeln.htm

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