Partitions of Yugoslavia

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In History
  • Death of Josip Broz Tito

    Death of Josip Broz Tito
    After the death of Josip Broz Tito began a increase in ethnic tensions within the country of Yugoslavia. There was a increase in nationalism and desire for independence across all countries within Yugoslavia.
  • Period: to

    Yugoslavia's Downfall

    Timeline of all countries who broke from Yugoslavia. Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, and later Kosovo.
  • Referendum is held for Croatian Independence

    Referendum is held for Croatian Independence
    Referendum on Croatia's independence is held. In which 86% of Croatia's population voted. The outcome was 94.17% in favor of independence.
  • Slovenia Declares Independence

    Slovenia Declares Independence
    This date of independence was a important point in Slovenian's plan to gain an early advantage on Yugoslavia in the upcoming unavoidable conflict of war.The Slovenian government knew the Yugoslavian army would respond with violent force on the day of the declaration of independence or quickly afterwards. By secretly advancing the date by 24 hours, the Slovenian government tricked the Yugoslavian government and made them believe the true date was June 26, 1991.
  • Start of Ten-Day War in Slovenia

    Start of Ten-Day War in Slovenia
    A short war between Slovenia and Yugoslavia after Slovenia declared independence. A creasefirewas declared on July 6, 1991. On July 7, 1991 the war officially ended with the signing of the Brijuni Agreement. By October 26 all Yugoslavian soldiers left Slovenia.
  • Macedonia Votes for Independence

    Macedonia Votes for Independence
    About 75% of Macedonia's population voted. The result was 95% of them voted for independence. This day would later be celebrated as Macedonia's Independence Day.
  • Croatia Declares Independence

    Croatia Declares Independence
    Croatia finally declares independence from Yugoslavia. After a referendum in May and a constitutional decision about independence in June, Croatia officially declares independence. There were still hostilities going on with the Croatian War of Independence.
  • Independence Referendum for Bosnia

    Independence Referendum for Bosnia
    A referendum on the topic of independence is held in Bosnia. A majority of the Muslim and Croat population vote in favor however also a majority of Serbs boycott the vote. The outcome was a majority in favor of independence. Bosnia and Herzegovina declared independence shortly afterwards.
  • Talks on Peaceful Withdrawl of soldiers from Macedonia

    Talks on Peaceful Withdrawl of soldiers from Macedonia
    Kiro Gligorov, the president of Macedonia, spoke about the agreement between the Republic of Macedonia and Yugoslavia. In which the Yugoslav army agreed for a peaceful withdrawl of its soldiers from Macedonia. By March 17 the last soldier left Macedonian soil.
  • End of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

    End of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
    End of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia with the creation of a new Constitution for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia consisting of only Serbia and Montenegro. At the time of this vote there were Yugoslavia soldiers still in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • End of the Croatian War of Independence

    End of the Croatian War of Independence
    Fighting in Croatia ended after the completion of Operation Storm which started August 4 and ended August 8. The operation was to gain control of parts of Croatia which had been claimed by separatist ethnic Serbians since as early as 1991. After the operation Yugoslavia recognized Croatia's independence.
  • End of the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    End of the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina
    On December 14, 1995 the Dayton Agreement was signed in Paris. This agreement brought an end to the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina which lasted for 3 and a half years.
  • Referendum on Independence for Montenegro

    Referendum on Independence for Montenegro
    A referendum about Montenegro's independence is held. The outcome was that 55.5% of voters favored independence.
  • Montenegro Declares Independence

    Montenegro Declares Independence
    The parliament of Montenegro declared the independence for Montenegro. By July 28 Montenegro is recognized as an independent country by others. This was the end of Yugoslavia.