1102 was the year of
the Pacta Conventa, an agreement between King
Coloman of Hungary and the Croatian nobility in 1102. It started the
Union of Croatia and Hungary that would last until 1918.
1389 – Between 1371 and 1389 was the reign of Prince lazar.
Battle of Kosovo Polje takes place on June 28, 1389 in which both prince
lazar and Sultan Murad I are killed.
From 1389 to 1427, the Reign of
Prince Stefan Lazarevic, on and off vassal of the Ottomans.
1878 – Congress of Berlin awards Bosnia and Hercegovina to Austria-
Between 1878 and 1918, Bosnia is a province under Austro-
Hungarian imperial rule; Serbs, Croats and Muslim each create political
January 1990 - Marked beginning of the end of Yugoslavia when at the
Extraordinary Congress of the League of Communists, the delegations
of the republics cold not agree on the main issues of the federation.
Slovenia who demanded democratic changes and a looser federation and
(Frawnyo Toodjman) – Nationalist.
Croatia, a year later he declared its independence. Talked of the 1,000 year
old dream of Croatia’s independence, although it was a relatively new
(Mealoshevitch) S- Leader of Serbia in 1987, later
president of Serbia in 1989 where he abolished the autonomy of Kosovo
In 1998, Milosevic orders police to crush Albanian
In 2000, Milosevic deposed as leader of Serbia, replaced by
2001, Milosevic sent by new Serbian government to
stand trial for crimes against humanity.
2006, he dies in prison.
(Aliyah Isetbegovitch) –Muslim name.
In 1983 there
was the trial and conviction of Alija Isetbegovic and 12 other Bosnian
Muslims in Sarajevo on charges of advocating an Islamic state for Bosnia.
In November of 1990, the Bosnian elections result in victory for
nationalist political parties and Alija Isetbegovic.
(Nemanya) S- In 1196, Stefan Nemanja abdicates and
retires to Mount Athos, leaving a principality that includes Zeta, Raska,
Herzegovina, and Kosovo. He founded the Nemanjić dynasty and became
recognized as an Orthodox Christian Saint.
S- St. Sava Stefan II ‘s brother, secures autocephaly for Serbian
church from Byzantium and becomes its first head.
He is also the most
important saint in the Serbian Orthodox Church and important cultural and
political worker of that time.
Died in 1236.
– heroic Serbian figure, Saint of the Serbian Orthodox
Church. By 1387
he was raising a massive force to meet the invading
forces of the Ottoman Empire, which would include every Serbian knight