The collapse of Yugoslavia

  • Death of Marshal Jozip Broz Tito

    Death of Marshal Jozip Broz Tito
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  • First protests

    First protests
    Protests calling for Kosovo to become a constituent republic inside Yugoslavia, as opposed to an autonomous province of Serbia, begin. Starting on April 1st between 5,000 and 25,000 Albanian demonstrators demand republic status for Kosovo.Special forces are sent to stop the demonstrations and declares a state of emergency in regards to Kosovo. Demonstrations end on April 3rd with 9 people killed and more than 250 injured.
  • Serbain Academy of Sciences and Arts

    Serbain Academy of Sciences and Arts
    In 1986, the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts drafted a memorandum addressing political, economic, and cultural areas of debate regarding the Serbian people in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY).
  • Kosovo again

    One thousand Serbs and Montenegrins from Kosovo protest outside of the Belgrade parliament building against persecution by ethnic Albanians.
  • Serbain constitution

    Reform of the Serbian constitution.
  • The First Break

    The First Break
    The Yugoslav federation, founded in 1918, effectively collapsed as the European Community recognized the republics of Slovenia and in October 8th Croatia.
  • Macedonian independance

    Macedonian independance
    Macedonia declares independence from the former Yugoslavia. Its president was Kiro Glogorov. A quarter to a third of the population is Albanian. Its population is about 2 mil. Its capital is Skopje.
  • Bosnian War

    Bosnian War
    The war came about as a result of the breakup of Yugoslavia. Following the Slovenian and Croatian independace from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1991, the multi-ethnic Socialist Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, passed a referendum for independence on 29 February 1992. This was rejected by the political representatives of the Bosnian Serbs, who had boycotted the referendum and established their own republic.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Bosnia and Herzegovina declares independance.
  • Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

    The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was proclaimed in Belgrade by the Republic of Serbia and its lone ally, Montenegro.
  • The Srebrenica Massacre

    The massacre of Bosnians during the Bosnina War by Serbain soldiers resulting in more than 8,000 deaths in 11 days.
  • Assasination attempt

    Assasination attempt
    Attempt to assassinate President Kiro Gligorov of Macedonia.
  • The End of the Bosninan War

    The End of the Bosninan War
    The end of the Bosnian war resulting with 100,000 people killed and over two million displaced.
  • NATO attacks

    NATO attacks
    In Serbia NATO forces sent a broad wave of air attacks against Yugoslav forces in an attempt to halt the Serbian offensive in Kosovo. Initial reports said 10 people were killed and 38 wounded in the bombing. NATO’s 78-day bombing ended on June 10.
  • Serbia & Montenegro

    Yugoslavia was declared dead as Serbia and Montenegro agreed to rename their federation: “Serbia and Montenegro.”
  • Montenegro

    Republic of Montenegro recognized as an independant country.