Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Slovakia in the 19th and 20th century | Slavorum

Old Slovak man with traditional braids.

Old Slovak man with traditional braids.

Juraj Jánošík was a famous Slovak highwayman. He is a very popular semi-legendary character and often considered to be the national hero of Slovakia. He was born in year 1688 in village Terchová. When he was fifteen he joined the army of anti-Habsburg rebels, after their defeat he was recruited by the Habsburg army. Two years later, when he worked as prison guard, its believed he secretly helped to escape the highwayman Tomáš Uhorčík. One year later he joined ...

Juraj Jánošík was a famous Slovak highwayman. He is a very popular semi-legendary character and often considered to be the national hero of Slovakia. He was born in year 1688 in village Terchová. When he was fifteen he joined the army of anti-Habsburg rebels, after their defeat he was recruited by the Habsburg army. Two years later, when he worked as prison guard, its believed he secretly helped to escape the highwayman Tomáš Uhorčík. One year later he joined ...

The cover of book Slovak folk costume in the past with picture of young Slovak.

The cover of book Slovak folk costume in the past with picture of young Slovak.

Slovak pilgrims on a pilgrimage to Staré Hory.

Slovak pilgrims on a pilgrimage to Staré Hory.

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Nitra, Slovakia: DE MOLEVILLE Original Print 1811 Nitra Peasant Slovakia

Nitra, Slovakia: DE MOLEVILLE Original Print 1811 Nitra Peasant Slovakia

Nitra, Slovakia: They failed to capture the castle three times, before they conquered it in 1663, when the city became a center of the Litra sanjak, which bounded to Uyvar eyalet. The town was reconquered in 1685. The town was also affected by anti-Habsburg uprisings, from Stephen Bocskay and Gabriel Bethlen uprisings in the 17th century to the Kuruc uprisings from 1703 to 1711, and the town burned down in 1708 as a result of fights.

Nitra, Slovakia: They failed to capture the castle three times, before they conquered it in 1663, when the city became a center of the Litra sanjak, which bounded to Uyvar eyalet. The town was reconquered in 1685. The town was also affected by anti-Habsburg uprisings, from Stephen Bocskay and Gabriel Bethlen uprisings in the 17th century to the Kuruc uprisings from 1703 to 1711, and the town burned down in 1708 as a result of fights.

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