Bosnia and Herzegovina History

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Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • c1200 - Bosnia fought for and achieved independence
  • 1463 - Conquered by Ottoman Empire, known as Bosna
  • 1908 - Formally annexed by Austro-Hungary

In 1991 the Bosnian population totaled 4,365,000. 44% were Muslim Slavs, 31% were Bosnian Serbs and 17% were Bosnian Croats.[1]

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Facts and Culture


  1. The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Bosnia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1999.