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Our history: The First Republic and World War I

The First Republic – Our history and World War I

After the battle at the White Mountain in 1621 the Czech people became under the rule of Austro-Hungarian Empire till the end of the World War I in 1918. In this year the Czech and Slovak lands joined to...
Occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968

Czechoslovakia (CSSR) has a rісh hіѕtоrу but nоt everyone knows thе main mіlеѕtоnеѕ. Lеt´ѕ have a lооk at оnе оf thоѕе іmроrtаnt еvеntѕ уеаr 1968, whеn thе Wаrѕаw Pасt trоорѕ invaded оur lаnd and start Occupation of Czechoslovakia. Thе Warsaw...
Sudetenland and German occupation of Czechoslovakia in WWII

Sudetenland and German occupation of Czechoslovakia in WWII

The German occupation of Czechoslovakia was between 1938 and 1945. This started with the Nazi annexation of the borders which are in the north and in the west – these regions are commonly named as the Sudetenland. Sudetenland - The...
The Bombing of Prague during World War II

The Bombing of Prague during World War II

The bombing of Prague happened on 14th February 1945. These were Americans who were responsible for this deed. Prague used to be the capital of Czechoslovakia and since the beginning of WWII the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. And...
Bohemian Crown Jewels in St Vitus Cathedral

Bohemian Crown Jewels in St Vitus Cathedral

The bohemian Crown Jewels or Czech Crown Jewels in St Vitus Cathedral consist of the Crown of Saint Wenceslas, the royal orb and sceptre, the coronation vestments of the Kings of Bohemia, the gold reliquary cross, and St. Wenceslas’...
What country is Prague in

What country is Prague in? In Czech Republic

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. It lies in the north-west of Bohemia and its population is about 1,2 million citizens. It was the political, cultural and diplomatic centre for more than a thousand years. What country is...
Prague Astronomical clock history

Prague Astronomical clock history

Prague astronomical clock or Prague orloj belongs to the Prague’s five top sights. It stands for the medieval astronomical clock which was installed in 1410 and thus it was the third-oldest astronomical clock in the whole world and stays...
Charles University in Prague

Charles University in Prague

Charles University in Prague is the oldest and at the same time the largest one in the Czech Republic. The name is derived by the Czech king and Roman emperor Charles IV who founded the university in 1348. This...

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