Timeline of Zagreb

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Zagreb, Croatia.


Prior to 19th century

19th century

20th century

21st century

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Novi Zagreb</span> Part of the city of Zagreb, Croatia

Novi Zagreb is the part of the City of Zagreb located south of the Sava river. Novi Zagreb forms a distinct whole because it is separated from the northern part of the city both by the river and by the levees around Sava. At the same time, it is divided on urban and rural parts.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Vladko Maček</span>

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Milan Bandić</span> Croatian politician (1955–2021)

Milan Bandić was a Croatian politician and the longest-serving mayor of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Bandić was mayor almost continuously from 2000 to 2021, except during the time between his resignation in 2002 and the 2005 election. He was also suspended from exercising his powers and duties for several months after his 2014 arrest over a corruption scandal. Out of Bandić's multifaceted engagement in politics, the most noted part was his mayoralty of Zagreb, which followed the Croatian Democratic Union's (HDZ) first post-socialist period of government (1990–2000), and exacerbated many existing transitional problems in the city.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Gornji Grad–Medveščak</span> District of Zagreb, Croatia

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kaptol, Zagreb</span>

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ban Jelačić Square</span> Square in Zagreb, Croatia

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The Nova Ves is a historic street north of the Kaptol neighborhood in Zagreb, Croatia. It is administratively within the bounds of the Gornji Grad - Medveščak city district. According to the 2001 census, the street and its surrounding area had 3,456 inhabitants. In 2009, it had a population of 3,575. From the first habitation to date, the street has had a rich history as an important part of Zagreb ever since the beginnings of the modern city.

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">History of Zagreb</span>

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Klovićevi Dvori Gallery</span> Art gallery in Zagreb, Croatia

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Medveščak (stream)</span> River in Croatia

Medveščak is a creek in central Zagreb, Croatia. It flows from Kraljičin zdenac in Podsljeme down along the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain to the Manduševac Fountain, its mouth. The creek was covered in 1898 and today forms part of the Zagreb sewer system. Medveščak has long served as an important geographical feature of historic Zagreb, delineating the border between the often warring twin cities of Gradec and Kaptol between the 11th and the 19th century and causing many violent floods which often decimated houses on its banks. Most of the stream is located in the Gornji Grad - Medveščak city district, running underground under Tkalčićeva and Medvedgradska Streets.

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Golden Bull of 1242</span> Edict proclaiming Gradec (Zagreb) a royal free city

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">St. Mark's Church, Zagreb</span> Church in Zagreb, Croatia

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<span class="mw-page-title-main">General Post Office, Zagreb</span>

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