• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Key Historical Events. The original Croats migrated to their present territory in the 6th century and were converted to Roman Catholicism. Croatia was united with Hungary by a personal union of thrones in 1091 and remained under Hungarian administration until the end of the first world war. On 1 Dec. 1918 Croatia became a part of the new Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, which was renamed Yugoslavia in 1929.

Republika Hrvatska


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Further Reading

  1. Stallaerts, R. and Laurens, J., Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Croatia. Metuchen (NJ), 1995Google Scholar
  2. National statistical office. Republicki Zavod za Statistiku, 3 Ilica, Zagreb. Director. Dr Jakov Gelo.Google Scholar

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