Bosnia and Herzegovina by Douglas Phillips

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During the Congress of Berlin, the meeting that ended the Russo-Turkish War, it was decided that Bosnia and Herzegovina would be governed and occupied by the Habsburg Monarchy. Many European countries wanted to keep Russia out of the Balkans, and also wanted to keep Russian power from expanding. q 12/11/03 6:44 AM Page 37 Bosnia and Herzegovina Through Time The Austrian (Habsburg) rule, mandated by the Congress of Berlin, was imposed by force. Benjamin Kallay, a Hungarian, administered the region of Bosnia and Herzegovina until 1903, during much of this period of occupation.

In 1990, Yugoslavia held its first fully free elections. In these elections, nationalist Serb and Croat political parties decisively defeated the Communist Party, the party of Tito. Remember that Yugoslavia was composed at this time of six republics; including Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In the religiously and ethnically diverse Bosnia and Herzegovina region, a Muslim party was victorious. The Muslims did not have a clear majority in any of the six republics, but represented about 44 percent of the population in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Surprisingly, another assassin, Gavrilo Princip, happened to be near the car as it was turning around on the bridge. He fired two gunshots. The first killed Sophie and the second her husband, Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Princip was quickly captured, but the first domino in the chain that toppled to start World War I had been pushed over. q 12/15/03 10:31 PM Page 39 Bosnia and Herzegovina Through Time In a photograph taken only minutes before his assassination in June 28, 1914, the Archduke of Austria, Franz Ferdinand, walks to a car with his wife Sophie, who was also shot and killed in the attack.

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