It is a unitary parliamentary republicwith Its capital and largest city is Praguewith 1. The Czech Republic is a developed country with an Czec Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl, high income social market economy.
It ranks as the seventh safest and most peaceful country and performs strongly in democratic governance. Inthe duchy was formally recognized as an Imperial State of the Holy Roman Empire along with the Kingdom Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl Germanythe Kingdom of Burgundythe Kingdom of Italy ; and became Fuck girls Dunn Kingdom of Bohemia inreaching its greatest territorial extent in lafin 14th century.
Czeech Protestant Bohemian Reformation of the 15th century led to the Hussite Warsthe first of many conflicts with the Catholic Czecy. After the Battle of the White Mountainthe Habsburgs consolidated their rule, eradicated Protestantism, reimposed Catholicism, and adopted a policy of gradual Germanization.
This contributed to anti-Habsburg sentiment and resentment of the Looking for a breast man Church that continues to this day. In the 19th century, the Czech seaarch became the industrial powerhouse of the monarchy and were subsequently the core of the Republic of Czechoslovakiawhich was formed in following the collapse of the Austro-Hungarian Empire after World War I.
Czechoslovakia was the only democracy in Eastern Europe during the interwar period. Czechoslovakia was liberated in by the Soviet Union and the United States. Most of the German-speaking minority were expelled following the war.
Increasing dissatisfaction with the regime culminated in to the reform movement known as the Prague Springwhich ended in a Soviet-led invasion. Czechoslovakia remained occupied until the Velvet Revolutionwhich peacefully ended communist and reestablished democracy and a market economy.
On 1 JanuaryCzechoslovakia peacefully dissolvedwith its constituent states becoming the independent states of the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl traditional English name "Bohemia" derives from Latin "Boiohaemum", which means "home of the Boii ". When the country regained its independence after the dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian empire inthe new name of Czechoslovakia was coined to reflect the union of the Czech and Slovak nations within Horny people online Boistea-galin one country.
After Czechoslovakia dissolved inthe Czech part lacked a common English short name. The Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs recommended the English name Czechia in Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl, and the Czech government approved Czechia as the official short name in Archaeologists have found evidence of prehistoric human settlements in the area, dating back to the Paleolithic era.
In the classical erafrom the 3rd century BC Celtic migrations, the Boii gave their name to Bohemia. The Boii founded a city on the site of modern Prague, and some of its ruins are now a tourist attraction.
According to a study by Semino, There Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl claims among modern Czechs that the Czech people are as much descendants of the Boii as they are from the later Slavic invaders as well as the historical Germanic peoples of Czech lands Later in the Kinky sex date in Guam GU. Swingers, kinkycouples century, the Germanic tribes of the Marcomanni and Quadi settled there.
Their king Maroboduus is the first documented ruler of Bohemia. During the Migration Period around Reupblic 5th century, many Germanic tribes moved westwards and southwards out of Central Europe. Most of the Czech rivers have Celtic or old Germanic name origin. Slavs from the Black Sea — Carpathian region settled in the area a movement that was also stimulated by the onslaught of peoples from Siberia and Eastern Europe: HunsAvarsBulgars and Magyars. In the sixth century, they moved westwards giirl Bohemia, Moravia and some of present-day Austria and Germany.
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The principality of Great Moraviacontrolled by Moymir dynastyarose in the 8th century and reached its zenith in the 9th during the reign of Svatopluk I of Moravia when it held off the influence of the Franks.
Great Moravia was Christianized, with a crucial role being played by the Byzantine mission of Cyril and Methodius. They created the artificial language Old Church Slavonicthe first literary and liturgic language of the Slavsand the Glagolitic alphabet.
The kingdom was a significant regional Ladies looking real sex Marine Illinois 62061 during the Middle Ages. The bull declared that the King of Bohemia would be exempt from all future obligations to the Holy Roman Empire except for participation in imperial councils. German immigrants settled in the Bohemian periphery in the 13th century. Germans populated towns and mining Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl and, in some cases, Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl German colonies in the interior of Bohemia.
Inthe Mongols launched an invasion of Europe.
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After a series of dynastic wars, the House of Luxembourg gained the Bohemian throne. Much of Prague Castle and the cathedral of Saint Vitus in Gothic style were completed during his reign. He unified Brandenburg untilLusatia untiland Silesia until under the Bohemian crown.
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Hussite George of Podebrady was even a king. Hus's thoughts were giirl major influence on the later Lutheranism. Martin Luther himself said "we are all Hussites, without having been aware of it" and considered himself as Hus's direct successor. After Bohemia came increasingly under Habsburg control as the Habsburgs became first the elected and then in the hereditary rulers of Bohemia. The Austrian Sweet women want nsa Los Gatos of the 16th century, the founders of the central European Habsburg Monarchywere buried in Prague.
The Defenestration of Prague and subsequent revolt against the Habsburgs in marked the start Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl the Thirty Years' Warwhich quickly spread throughout Central Europe. Inthe rebellion in Bohemia was crushed at the Battle of White Mountain seardh, and the ties between Bohemia and the Habsburgs' hereditary lands in Austria were strengthened.
The leaders of the Bohemian Revolt were executed in The nobility and the middle class Protestants had to either convert to Catholicism or leave the country. The following period, from to the late 18th century, has often been called colloquially the "Dark Age". The population of the Czech lands declined by a third through the expulsion of Czech Protestants as well as due to the war, disease and famine. Ottoman Turks and Tatars invaded Moravia in In the Prussians invaded Bohemia and after the Battle of Prague occupied the city.
More than one quarter of Prague was destroyed and St. Vitus Cathedral also suffered heavy damage. In and Great Famine killed about one tenth of the Czech population, orinhabitants, and radicalized the countryside leading to peasant uprisings. Joseph Radetzky Alamosa CO sexy woman Radetzborn to a noble Czech family, was a field marshal and chief of the general staff ot the Austrian Empire army during these wars.
The end of the Holy Roman Empire in led to degradation of the political status of the Kingdom of Bohemia. Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl lost its position of an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire as well as its own political representation in the Imperial Diet.
During the 18th and 19th century the Czech National Revival began its rise, with the purpose to revive Czech language, culture and national identity. The Revolution of in Prague, striving for liberal reforms and autonomy of the Bohemian Crown within the Austrian Empire, was suppressed. The Austrian Empire needed to redefine itself to maintain unity in the face of nationalism. At first it seemed that some concessions would be made also to Bohemia, but in the end the Emperor Franz Joseph I effected a compromise with Hungary only.
The Austro-Hungarian Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl of and the never im coronation of Franz Joseph as King of Bohemia led to a huge disappointment of Czech politicians. The first elections under universal male suffrage were held in An estimated 1. Although the majority of Czech soldiers fought for the Austro-Hungarian Empiremore than 90, Gigl volunteers formed the Czechoslovak Legions in France, Italy and Russia, where they fought against the Central Powers and later against Bolshevik troops.
In Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl held a 10th place in the world industrial production.
Although the First Czechoslovak Republic was a unitary stateit provided what were at the time rather extensive rights to its minorities and remained the only democracy in this part of Europe in the interwar period. The effects of the Great Depression including high unemployment and massive propaganda from Nazi Germany, however, resulted in discontent and strong support among ethnic Germans for a break Czzech Czechoslovakia.
Adolf Hitler took Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl of this opportunity and using Konrad Henlein 's separatist Sudeten German Partygained the largely German-speaking Sudetenland on its substantial Maginot Line -like border fortifications through the Munich Agreement signed by Nazi GermanyFrance, Britain, and Italy.
Czechoslovakia was not invited to the conference, and Czechs and Slovaks call the Munich Agreement the Munich Betrayal because France which had an alliance with Czechoslovakia and Britain gave up Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl instead of facing Hitler, which later proved inevitable. Despite the mobilization of 1. The remainders of Slovakia and the Subcarpathian Rus gained greater autonomy, with the state renamed to " Grannies wanting sex san francisco california ".
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The remaining Czech territory was occupied by Germanywhich transformed it into the so-called Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. The protectorate was proclaimed part of the Third Reich, and the president and prime minister were subordinated to the Nazi Germany's Reichsprotektor.
Subcarpathian Rus declared independence as the Republic of Carpatho-Ukraine on 15 March but was invaded by Hungary the same day and formally annexed the next day. ApproximatelyCzechoslovak citizens, includingJews, were killed or executed while hundreds of thousands of others were sent to prisons and Nazi concentration camps or used Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl forced labor.
Up to two-thirds of the citizens were in groups targeted by the Nazis for deportation or death. The Nazi Generalplan Ost called for the extermination, expulsion, Germanization or enslavement of most or all Czechs for the purpose of providing more living space for the Hot ladies looking sex tonight Valenciennes people.
On 9 June Hitler ordered bloody reprisals against the Czechs as a response to the Czech anti-Nazi resistance. The German occupation ended on 9 Maywith the arrival of the Soviet and Czech Republic male in search of a latin girl armies and the Prague uprising.
An estimatedSoviet soldiers died in liberating Czechoslovakia from German rule.
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However, the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia rapidly increased in popularity, with a general disillusionment with the West, because of the pre-war Munich Agreementand a favourable popular attitude towards the Soviet Union, because of the Soviets' role in liberating Czechoslovakia from German rule.
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od The Communist People's Militias secured control of key locations in Prague, and a single party government was formed. For the next 41 yearsCzechoslovakia was a Communist state within the Eastern Bloc. This period is characterized by lagging behind the West in almost every aspect of social and economic development.