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18142Re: Country Name Changes thru History

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  • Nancy Revak
    Jun 2, 2007
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      Frank,

      In your entry for 1867-1918, while all of present-day Slovakia was in
      the Austro-Hungarian Empire, part of it was in the Republic of
      Austria and part was in the Kingdom of Hungary. You may want to
      include both parts to be more accurate.


      Also, where you mention the addition of Ruthenia in 1919-1920, what
      are you considering Ruthenia? Is it Sub-Carpathia (or Trans-
      Carpathia) or part of Ukraine?

      Nancy

      --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, <plichta@...> wrote:
      >
      > There are frequent occasions when folks talk about the origin of
      their
      > ancestors and they use modern day names for the location of
      origin. Some of
      > the names did not come into existence until years after the
      ancestors
      > departed the country of origin and moved on to other countries. The
      > following list is the result of my research and I welcome any
      corrections or
      > additions.
      >
      >
      >
      > The information is provided in the order of Effective Date, Country
      Name,
      > Included territories. Your attention to called to the terms Czecho-
      Slovakia
      > and Czechoslovakia. The use of the hyphen or absence of the hyphen
      changed
      > from time to time.
      >
      >
      >
      > I would appreciate your assistance in providing corrections or
      additions.
      > Please provide a source or reference for your information.
      >
      >
      >
      > 1867 to 1918, Austria-Hungary Dual Monarchy, Ausgleich of 1867
      formed the
      > Empire of Austia and Kingdom of Hungary.
      >
      > 1867, Empire of Austria, Includes Lower Austria, Upper Austria,
      Salzburg,
      > Tirol, Vorarlberg, Bohemia, Moravia,Silesia and Galicia.
      >
      > 1908, Empire of Austria, Austria annexes Bosnia and Herzegovina.
      >
      > 10/28/1918 to 1920, Czecho-Slovakia, Includes Bohemia, Moravia and
      Silesia.
      >
      > 11/12/1918, Republic of Austria, Name change.
      >
      > 11/14/1918 to 1920, Czecho-Slovakia, Slovakia added and became a
      part of
      > Czechoslovakia.
      >
      > 1919 to 1920, Czecho-Slovakia, Ruthenia added.
      >
      > 1920 to 1938, Czechoslovakia, Includes Bohemia, Moravia and
      Slovakia.
      >
      > 1938 to 1939, Czecho-Slovakia, Includes Bohemia, Moravia and
      Slovakia.
      >
      > 3/12/1938, Austria, Forcibly absorbed into Nazi Germany's Third
      Reich.
      >
      > 3/14/1939, Kingdom of Hungary, Carpatho-Ukraine incorporated into
      Hungary.
      >
      > 3/14/1939 to 4/4/1945, Slovak Republic, Slovakia or Slovak State.
      >
      > 3/16/1939 Republic of Slovakia, Slovakia became a Protectorate of
      the German
      > Reich.
      >
      > 3/16/1939 to 1945, Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia, Bohemia and
      Moravia
      > (Czech lands incorporated in the German Reich).
      >
      > 1945 to 1990, Czechoslovakia, Bohemia, Moravia and Slovakia.
      >
      > 2/1/1946, Republic of Hungary, Hungary proclaimed a republic.
      >
      > 8/1949 to 10/23/1989, Communist People's Republic of Hungary,
      Communist
      > control of the republic.
      > 5/15/1955, Republic of Austria, Full independence by the Austrian
      State
      > Treaty.
      >
      > 8/21/1968, Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, Warsaw Pact forces
      occupied
      > Czechoslovakia.
      >
      > 1990 to 1992, Czecho-Slovakia and Czechoslovakia, Slovak spelling
      with
      > hyphen, Czech spelling without hyphen.
      >
      > 1/1/1993, Czech Republic, Bohemia and Moravia.
      >
      > 1/1/1993, Slovakia or Slovak Republic, Slovakia.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Frank R. Plichta
      >
      > Galax, Virginia
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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      >
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