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SIEGE OF ZADAR (1202)

The Siege of Zadar (November 11-November 23, 1202) was the first major action of the Fourth Crusade. It was the first attack against a Catholic city by Catholic crusaders.

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The builder of the bell tower of the Romanesque cathedral of St Anastasia

T.G. Jackson was hired to complete the construction of the bell tower of the Romanesque cathedral of St Anastasia in Zadar. The bell tower was finished in December 1893, and it is his only architectural work in Croatia.

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The visit of Pope Alexander III (1177)

Pope Alexander III visited Zadar on 13th of March 1177

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New Theatre / Teatro Verdi

On October 7, 1865, the official opening ceremony of the New Theatre took place with the performance of Verdi´s opera “Un ballo in maschera“ (“The Masked Ball”)...

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Zadar the largest city fortress in the entire Republic of Venice

Once the largest city-fortress in the entire Republic of Venice ...

Zadar had ceased to be a fortress on December 14th, 1868 by the decree of the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria.

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First newspaper in the Croatian language

Il Regio Dalmata - Kraglski Dalmatin is the first newspaper published in Croatian language (1806-1810)

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The first operation under ether narcosis in Croatia

The history of Croatian anesthesiology begins in Zadar: the first operation under ether narcosis in Croatia was performed here in 1847 – only five months after the first public demonstration of ether anaesthesia in the USA!

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The visit of Emperor Franz Joseph (1875)

The Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I arrived to Zadar, the capital of the Kingdom of Dalmatia, on 10th April 1875.

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Queen Jelena Madijevka Park

Founded by Austrian commander Baron Franz Ludwig von Welden in 1829, a passionate botanist and admirer of Dalmatian flora, it is the oldest public park in Croatia.

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City bridge

The first bridge across the city port was built in 1928.

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