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1 Prior to 19th century 2 19th century 3 20th century 4 21st century 5 See also 6 References 7 Bibliography 8 External links

Prior to 19th century[edit]

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1st century - Andautonia
Andautonia
was founded 5th century - Andautonia
Andautonia
was destroyed 1094 - Diocese of Zagreb
Zagreb
established by Ladislaus I of Hungary; Cathedral construction begins (approximate date).[citation needed] 1242

Gradec and Gornji Grad besieged by Tatars. Golden Bull issued by Béla IV of Hungary; Gradec becomes a royal free city.

1261 - Gradec fortification walls constructed. 1368 - Population: 2,810. 1476 - Works begin on Kaptol fortification in August. Bishop Osvald of Zagreb
Zagreb
Diocese permits residence of laypeople in Kaptol for defense purposes, leading to resistance among clergy.[1] 1479 - Kaptol fortification walls completed.[2] 1557 - Croatian Parliament
Croatian Parliament
convenes at Gradec. 1573 - Matija Gubec, leader of the failed Croatian–Slovene peasant revolt, is executed. 1607

Jesuit high school founded. National library founded.[citation needed]

1621 - Zagreb
Zagreb
designated seat of Ban of Croatia. 1632 - St. Catherine's Church built. 1651 - Catastrophic flood of Medveščak stream in July destroys all houses in Tkalčićeva Street. 52 people drown.[1] 1669 - Jesuit Academy established. 1742 - Population: 5,600. 1771 - Ephemerides Zagrabienses, the first Croatian newspaper, begins publication. 1776 - Royal council relocates to Zagreb
Zagreb
from Varaždin. 1785 - The first bridge over Sava river is built.[3] 1786 - A large fire sweeps through Gradec, Kaptol and Tkalčićeva Street.[1] 1797 - Amadeo's theatre founded.[4]

19th century[edit]

1805 - Population: 7,706. 1827 - Musikverein founded. 1829 - Music school established by Agram Musical Society. 1833 - City Hall rebuilt. 1835 - Novine Horvatzke newspaper begins publication.[5] 1845 - July 29: Protest quelled by Austrian Imperial Army. 1846

Sisters of Charity Hospital established. Franz Liszt
Franz Liszt
visits Zagreb
Zagreb
and performs in the old theatre on St. Mark's Square.[1]

1850 - Population: 16,036. 1851

Janko Kamauf
Janko Kamauf
becomes mayor. Gradec and Zagreb
Zagreb
merged.

1852 - Roman Catholic Archdiocese established. 1860 - National Theatre established. 1862 - Railway begins operating. 1866 - Orthodox Cathedral built. 1867

City designated capital of Croatia-Slavonia.[6] Synagogue consecrated.

1871 - Philharmonic Orchestra founded.[7] 1874 - Franz Josef University founded.[6] 1875 - Art Society founded.[citation needed] 1876 - Mirogoj Cemetery
Mirogoj Cemetery
established. 1877 - Grič cannon
Grič cannon
begins daily firing.[8][9] 1878 - Waterworks begin operating.[10] 1880

Earthquake. Museum of Arts and Crafts founded.[11]

1882 - Vranyczany Palace built. 1884 - Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters
Strossmayer Gallery of Old Masters
opens. 1887 - Public telephone network is established.[12] 1889 - Rudolf barracks
Rudolf barracks
completed.[13] 1890 - Population: 38,742.[6] 1891

The first Zagreb
Zagreb
tramway, a horsecar, begins operating.[1] Botanical Garden opened to public.[14]

1892 - Zagreb
Zagreb
Glavni railway station built. 1893 - Funicular begins operating.[15] 1895 - Croatian National Theatre opened, during the visit of Emperor Franz Joseph. 1898

Art Pavilion inaugurated. Krvavi Most
Krvavi Most
bridge closes.[16] The bridge today remains as a pedestrian street, as the Medveščak stream, which used to flow under, was covered and built over.

20th century[edit]

1901

Earthquake.[6] Taxi service established. Women are allowed to enroll at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Zagreb.[1]

1903 - Observatory inaugurated.[17] 1904 - Kallina House
Kallina House
(residence) built. 1905 - National Gallery for Croatian Art established. 1906 - Works on introducing street lighting begin.[1] 1907

City Museum established. Electric power plant built.

1909

Airfield begins operating near Črnomerec. Zagreb
Zagreb
Fair established (as Zagrebački zbor).[18]

1910 - Electric tramway begins operating. 1912 - Stadion Maksimir
Stadion Maksimir
opens. 1919

Zagreb
Zagreb
Quartet founded. Ethnographic Museum founded.

1921 - Stadion Concordije built. 1922

City becomes capital of Zagreb
Zagreb
Oblast. Archdiocesan Grand Gymnasium founded.

1924

Stadion Koturaska built. NK Maksimir
NK Maksimir
football club formed.

1925

Zoo opens. Regent Esplanade
Regent Esplanade
hotel built.

1926 - Radio-stanica Zagreb
Zagreb
(now Croatian Radio) begins broadcasting.[19] 1931 - Population: 185,581. 1937 - Gypsotheque founded.[20] 1938

Mestrovic Pavilion
Mestrovic Pavilion
and Sava Bridge built. V Gymnasium
V Gymnasium
established.

1939 - Archaeological Museum established. 1940 - Vjesnik
Vjesnik
newspaper begins publication. 1941

City designated capital of Independent State of Croatia. September 14: Sabotage at the General Post Office.

1942 - University Hospital established. 1943 - Bombing by Allied forces. 1944 - Bombing by Allied forces. 1945

Bombing by Allied forces. Mladost sports society is founded.

1946 - KK Cibona
KK Cibona
is founded (as Sloboda).[21] 1952 - Peasant Art Gallery founded. 1953

Privredni vjesnik business newspaper begins publication. Population: 350,452.[22]

1954

Technical Museum and City Gallery of Contemporary Art founded. Gavella Drama Theatre opens.

1958

City government relocates to Stjepan Radic Square. 1 Ilica Street
1 Ilica Street
and Jankomir Bridge built.

1959

Liberty Bridge opens.[23] Večernji list
Večernji list
newspaper begins publication. 1 Ilica Street
1 Ilica Street
skyscraper is completed.[24]

1961 - Music Biennale Zagreb
Zagreb
begins. 1962

Zagreb
Zagreb
Airport begins operating.[25] Glas Koncila
Glas Koncila
Catholic newspaper begins publication.

1964

Disastrous Sava River flood causes widespread damage and loss of 17 lives.[26] Presidential Palace built. X V Gymnasium
V Gymnasium
founded.

1967 - Golden Spin of Zagreb
Zagreb
ice skating competition begins. 1972

Animafest Zagreb
Zagreb
begins.[27] Dom Sportova
Dom Sportova
built.

1973

Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall
Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall
opens. Zagreb
Zagreb
TV Tower built.[28]

1974

August 30: Train disaster. Mamutica
Mamutica
residential apartment complex and Youth Bridge built.

1976

SFera science fiction society formed. Zagrepčanka
Zagrepčanka
built.

1981

Adriatic Bridge
Adriatic Bridge
opens. Population: 649,586.[29]

1982

Klovićevi dvori
Klovićevi dvori
art gallery opens. Podsused Bridge built.

1983 - SFeraKon
SFeraKon
science fiction convention begins. 1984 - Radio 101 begins broadcasting. 1987

City hosts Summer Universiade. Mimara Museum
Mimara Museum
opens.[30] Cibona Tower, Zagreb
Zagreb
Mosque, and Cibona Sports Center built.

1988 - Clinical Hospital Dubrava
Clinical Hospital Dubrava
founded.[31] 1989 - Chromos Tower
Chromos Tower
built. 1990

May 5: Eurovision Song Contest 1990 May 13: Dinamo Zagreb–Red Star Belgrade riot. Slobodni tjednik newspaper begins publication.

1991

Zagreb
Zagreb
Stock Exchange formed. October 4: Bombing of Zagreb
Zagreb
TV Tower. October 7: Bombing of Banski dvori.

1995

Zagreb
Zagreb
crisis begins. May - Rocket attacks by Serbian forces. New building of the National and University Library is opened.

1996

Radio Student begins broadcasting. November: Protest against Radio 101 closure.[32] Marina Matulović-Dropulić
Marina Matulović-Dropulić
becomes the first female mayor of Zagreb.

1998 - Jutarnji list
Jutarnji list
newspaper begins publication. 1999 - International Piano Competition Svetislav Stančić begins. 2000

Milan Bandić
Milan Bandić
becomes mayor. Amadeo Theatre and Music Company founded. Stadion NŠC Stjepan Spajić
Stadion NŠC Stjepan Spajić
built.

21st century[edit]

2001 - Political Science Research Center founded.[33] 2002

Zagreb
Zagreb
Pride march begins. Vlasta Pavić becomes mayor. Zagreb
Zagreb
School of Economics and Management founded.

2003

Zagreb
Zagreb
Film Festival begins. Nedjeljni Jutarnji weekly newspaper begins publication.

2004

Poslovni dnevnik
Poslovni dnevnik
business newspaper begins publication. Zagrebacka Televizija begins broadcasting. HOTO Tower
HOTO Tower
built.

2005

Milan Bandic
Milan Bandic
becomes mayor again. 24sata newspaper begins publication. ZagrebDox
ZagrebDox
film festival begins. Serbian Orthodox Secondary School
Serbian Orthodox Secondary School
founded.

2006

INmusic festival
INmusic festival
begins. Eurotower and Zagrebtower
Zagrebtower
built.

2007

Homeland Bridge
Homeland Bridge
opens. Zagreb
Zagreb
Jewish Film Festival begins.

2008

Subversive Film Festival
Subversive Film Festival
begins. October 23: assassination of Ivo Pukanić. Arena Zagreb
Zagreb
built.

2009

Museum of Contemporary Art opens.

2010 - Museum of Broken Relationships
Museum of Broken Relationships
established. 2011

Population: 790,017.[34] Lauba art gallery established.

2012

Sky Office Tower
Sky Office Tower
built.

2013

2013 European Figure Skating Championships

2014

xCimos tower built New building of the Academy of Music completed.

2015

Strojarska Business Center
Strojarska Business Center
completed.

See also[edit]

History of Zagreb List of mayors of Zagreb Timeline of Croatian history Timelines of other cities in Croatia: Rijeka, Split

References[edit]

^ a b c d e f g Šašić, Miroslav. Leko, Petra, ed. " Zagreb
Zagreb
kroz stoljeća" [ Zagreb
Zagreb
Throughout Centuries]. Zagreb: Program priredaba (in Croatian). Zagreb: Zagreb
Zagreb
Tourist Board (July/August 2016): 7–8. ISSN 1333-6584.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Kaptol". ^ http://hrcak.srce.hr/50472 ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Amadéovo kazalište". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Narodne novine". ^ a b c d "Agram", The Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopædia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424  ^ Colin Lawson, ed. (2003). "Orchestras Founded in the 19th Century (chronological list)". Cambridge Companion to the Orchestra. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-00132-8.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Grički top". ^ "Insider's guide to Zagreb", The Guardian, 6 July 2015  ^ "Vodoopskrba". vio.hr (in Croatian). Zagreb
Zagreb
Holding. Retrieved 11 April 2014.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Muzej za umjetnost i obrt, MUO". ^ "Zagrebačka telefonija – Zbirka telefona Zlatka Ivkovića". mgz.hr (in Croatian). Zagreb
Zagreb
City Museum. 1999. Retrieved 28 November 2012.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Rudolfova vojarna". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Botanički vrt Prirodoslovno-matematičkog fakulteta Sveučilišta u Zagrebu". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Uspinjača". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Krvavi most". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Zvjezdarnica Zagreb". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Zagrebački velesajam". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Hrvatska radiotelevizija". ^ "Glyptotheque History". Retrieved November 14, 2012.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Cibona, Košarkaški klub". ^ "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1955. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Most slobode". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Neboder". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Zračna luka Zagreb". ^ http://www.iahr.org/e-library/beijing_proceedings/Theme_C/THE%20SAVA%20RIVER%20FLOOD%20FORECAST.html Archived February 24, 2012, at the Wayback Machine. ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Svjetski festival animiranog filma (Animafest)". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Radiotelevizijski toranj Sljeme". ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1987). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1985 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 247–289.  ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Muzej Mimara". ^ Zagrebački leksikon 2006, "Bolnice, klinike, lječilišta". ^ "Global Nonviolent Action Database". Pennsylvania, USA: Swarthmore College. Retrieved 27 December 2013.  ^ "Think Tank Directory". Philadelphia, USA: Foreign Policy Research Institute. Retrieved 27 December 2013.  ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: City of Zagreb". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

Bibliography[edit]

"Agram", Austria-Hungary, Including Dalmatia and Bosnia, Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1905, OCLC 344268  F. K. Hutchinson (1909), "Agram", Motoring in the Balkans, Chicago: McClurg & Co., OCLC 8647011  Tony Fabijančić (2003), "Zagreb", Croatia, Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, ISBN 0888643977  Bilić, Josip; Ivanković, Hrvoje, eds. (2006). Zagrebački leksikon (in Croatian). Zagreb: Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography
Miroslav Krleža Institute of Lexicography
and Masmedia. ISBN 953-157-486-3. 

External links[edit]

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Europeana. Items related to Zagreb, various dates.

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Zagreb

History

Timeline Golden Bull of 1242 Gradec Kaptol Krvavi most 1880 earthquake 1895 Emperor Franz Joseph visit Zagreb
Zagreb
in World War II Yugoslav Partisan Crimes after World War II 1995 rocket attacks 1995–97 Zagreb
Zagreb
crisis Mayors

Districts

Brezovica Črnomerec Donja Dubrava Donji grad Gornja Dubrava Gornji Grad–Medveščak Maksimir Novi Zagreb-istok Novi Zagreb-zapad Peščenica-Žitnjak Podsljeme Podsused-Vrapče Sesvete Stenjevec Trešnjevka-jug Trešnjevka-sjever Trnje

Buildings and landmarks

1 Ilica Street Banski dvori Cibona Tower Esplanade Zagreb
Zagreb
Hotel General Post Office Kallina House Lotrščak Tower Medvedgrad Meštrović Pavilion Mirogoj Cemetery National Home palace Nine Views Old City Hall Rudolf barracks Stone Gate Villa Rebar Zagrepčanka Sky Office Tower Adriatic Bridge Homeland Bridge HOTO Tower Eurotower

Squares and streets

Ban Jelačić Square British Square Croatian Nobles Square Dolac Market Eugen Kvaternik Square Ilica Street Krvavi Most Lenuci Horseshoe Nova Ves Oktogon Republic of Croatia
Croatia
Square Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square St. Mark's Square Tkalčićeva Street Square of the Victims of Fascism

Parks, gardens and recreation

Lenuci Horseshoe Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square Maksimir
Maksimir
Park Botanical Garden Bundek Jarun Medvednica Zagreb
Zagreb
Zoo

Places of worship

Zagreb
Zagreb
Cathedral St. Mark's Church St. Catherine's Church Orthodox Cathedral Zagreb
Zagreb
Mosque Zagreb
Zagreb
Synagogue Evangelical Church Greek Catholic Co-cathedral of Saints Cyril and Methodius Basilica of the Heart of Jesus Church of Saint Blaise

Culture

Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb Gavella Drama Theatre Vatroslav Lisinski Concert Hall National and University Library Zagreb
Zagreb
Philharmonic Orchestra The Cravat Regiment

Galleries and museums

Archaeological Museum Art Pavilion Croatian History Museum Croatian Museum of Naïve Art Croatian Natural History Museum Croatian Railway Museum Ethnographic Museum Ferdinand Budicki Automobile Museum Glyptotheque Klovićevi Dvori Gallery Lauba Mimara Museum Modern Gallery Museum of Arts and Crafts Museum of Broken Relationships Museum of Contemporary Art Strossmayer Gallery Technical Museum Zagreb
Zagreb
City Museum

Education

High schools in Zagreb Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts University of Zagreb

Academies: Dramatic Art Fine Arts Music Faculties: Architecture Chemical Engineering Dental Medicine Economics and Business Electrical Engineering and Computing Geodesy Humanities and Social Sciences Medicine Science Teacher Education

Sports venues

Arena Zagreb Dom Sportova Dražen Petrović Basketball Hall Maksimir
Maksimir
Stadium Kranjčevićeva Stadium ŠRC Sesvete
Sesvete
Stadium NŠC Stjepan Spajić Stadium

Transport

Zagreb
Zagreb
International Airport Zagreb
Zagreb
Glavni kolodvor Zagreb
Zagreb
Zapadni railway station Funicular Trams Commuter Rail Metro (proposed)

Events

Animafest Zagreb INmusic Festival Music Biennale Zagreb Zagreb
Zagreb
Film Festival ZagrebDox Zagreb
Zagreb
Fair Subversive Festival

Sport events

Golden Spin Hanžeković Memorial Snow Queen Trophy Zagreb
Zagreb
Indoors

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History of Zagreb

Evolution

Andautonia Gradec Kaptol Zagreb Novi Zagreb City of Zagreb Zagreb
Zagreb
County Timeline

Events

Golden Bull of 1242 Croatian Parliament The Great Zagreb
Zagreb
Earthquake Visit of Emperor Franz Joseph Summer Universiade in Zagreb Eurovision Song Contest 1990 Zagreb
Zagreb
rocket attacks Zagreb
Zagreb
Stock Exchange

Structures

Zagreb
Zagreb
Cathedral St. Mark's Church Medvedgrad Arena Zagreb Ban Jelačić Square St. Mark's Square Pleso
Pleso
Aeroport

Buildings

Cibona Tower Eurotower Sky Office Tower Zagrepčanka Zagrebtower HOTO Tower Vjesnik Neboder - Ilica 1 Chromos Tower

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Years in Croatia
Croatia
(1991–present)

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009

Pre-1991 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1

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