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The ancient Kingdom of Romania was called Dacia
States of Transylvania, Wallachia & Moldavia
Vlad the Impaler and Transylvania
Romania joins Warsaw Pact

History Timeline of Romania

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650 BC


Information about the Dacians is first documented by the Greeks

15 BC


The Romans had begun to extend their empire to include Dacia which was re-named as Romania



The birth of Jesus Christ

33 AD


Crucifixion of Jesus in the Roman province of Jerusalem and the origin of Christianity

50 AD


50-100AD - The spread of Christianity

103 AD


103-105AD The Roman provinces of Moesia Superior and Dacia were connected by a bridge over the Danube for Emperor Trajan



395 to 1453 - The Byzantine Empire or Eastern Roman Empire was the eastern section of the Roman Empire, with its capital at Constantinople. The Byzantine Empire was called the Roman Empire or, in later centuries, Romania
Romania was made up of a number of small states, including Transylvania, Wallachia & Moldavia, each with an independent ruler



Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), the son of Vlad Dracul (Vlad the Dragon), is born



Vlad Dracula the Impalerbecomes Prince of Wallachia



Vlad the Impaler is taken hostage by the Turks



Vlad the Impaler flees to Transylvania



Vlad the Impaler is assassinated. In 1897 "Dracula" by Bram Stoker is published in England



1703-1711 War, led by the Prince of Transylvania, against the Habsburgs failed



The modern Romania was born when the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia merged



October 1: Romanians in Constantinople were massacred



Outbreak of WWI Romania fights on Allied side



August 28: Germany declared war on Romania



September 1: Bulgaria declared war on Romania



King Carol II establishes dictatorship
1938 - 1940 Germany raise treaties in Munich and Vienna in which Southern Slovakia and Northern Transylvania were returned to Hungary



September: World War 2starts



Soviet Union delivered an ultimatum to Romania and 2 days later occupied Bessarabia and North Bukovina



Romania fights on German side against Soviet Union



August The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The Allies of World War II defeat Germany



Romania regains Transylvania. King Michael abdicates. Romanian People's Republic proclaimed



Romania joins Warsaw Pact



Nicolae Ceausescu becomes Romanian Communist Party leader



The reign of Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu was ended with an uprising

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