1939 - 18 March 1939
Uzhhorod (or Uzhgorod)
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- Before the First World War, Subcarpathian Ruthenia
formed part of Hungary within Austria-Hungary.
- On 4th June 1920, with the signing of the Treaty
between Hungary and many of the victors of World War I, it became part
- On 8th October 1938, part of Subcarpathian Ruthenia gained
autonomy within Czechoslovakia,
whilst the rest was ceded to Hungary.
- In November 1938, it changed its name to Carpatho-Ukraine.
- On 14th March 1939, Carpatho-Ukraine declared independence
- One day later, the country was invaded by Hungary,
and on 18th March 1939, Hungary formally annexed it.
- In October 1944, the Soviet
army took Carpatho-Ukraine and
it was eventually reincorporated into Czechoslovakia.
was ceded to the Union of
Soviet Socialist Republics in June 1945 and is now part of