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Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja (Serbian: Banat, Bačka
Bačka
i Baranja / Банат, Бачка и Барања) was a de facto province of the Kingdom of Serbia
Kingdom of Serbia
and the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats
Croats
and Slovenes between November 1918 and 1922. It included geographical regions of Banat, Bačka, and Baranja and its administrative center was Novi Sad.

Contents

1 Name 2 History 3 Population 4 Institutions 5 Administrators 6 See also 7 References 8 Sources 9 External links

Name[edit] The official name of the province was Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja, but it was also unofficially known as Vojvodina. History[edit] Following the collapse of Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
in October 1918, the regions of Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja came under control of the Serbian army, in November. They entered Novi Sad
Novi Sad
on 9 November and dismantled the Hungarian-supported Banat
Banat
Republic on 15 November. The local ethnic Serb population from these regions had already formed its own administration under the supreme authority of Serbian National Board in Novi Sad.

Great National Assembly of Serbs, Bunjevci
Bunjevci
and other Slavs.

On November 25, 1918, the Great National Assembly of Serbs, Bunjevci and other Slavs (Велика народна скупштина Срба, Буњеваца и осталих Словена, Velika narodna skupština Srba, Bunjevaca i ostalih Slovena) German: Große Volksversammlung der Serben, Bunjewatzen und der übrigen Slawen) from Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja, voted that these regions join to the Kingdom of Serbia. The assembly numbered 757 deputies, of whom 578 were Serbs, 84 Bunjevci, 62 Slovaks, 21 Rusyns, 6 Germans, 3 Šokci, 2 Croats, and 1 Hungarian. The Great People's Assembly decided to join Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja to Serbia, and formed a new local administration (government) in these regions known as the People's Administration for Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja (Narodna uprava za Banat, Bačku i Baranju / Народна управа за Банат, Бачку и Барању). The president of the People's Administration was Dr. Jovan Lalošević. The People's Council was formed as the legislative body of the province. On December 1, the Kingdom of Serbia
Kingdom of Serbia
together with the State of Slovenes, Croats
Croats
and Serbs
Serbs
formed a new country named Kingdom of Serbs, Croats
Croats
and Slovenes. Although the government in Belgrade
Belgrade
accepted the decision that Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja had joined Serbia, it did not recognize the People's Administration. The People's Administration for Banat, Bačka and Baranja was active until March 11, 1919, when it held its last session. Before the peace conference defined the exact borders of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats
Croats
and Slovenes, the People's Administration for Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja also administered parts of Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja that today belong to Romania
Romania
and Hungary. After the Paris peace conference, the Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja province remained in place until the Vidovdan Constitution
Vidovdan Constitution
of 1921 which established the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes as a unitary state and replaced in 1922 the 8 Pokrajinas (provinces) by 33 new administrative oblasts (counties) ruled from the center. Population[edit] The population of Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja (within the borders defined by the peace conference) was 1,365,596, including 29.1% Serbs, 27.71% Hungarians, 23.10% Germans, and others.[1][2] Serbs
Serbs
and Croats together comprised 36.80% of population of the region.[3] Institutions[edit] The legislative body (parliament) of the province was known as the Great People's Council (Veliki Narodni Savet), while executive body (government) was known as the People's Administration (Narodna Uprava). The Great People's Council consisted of 50 members, which included 35 Serbs, 8 Bunjevci, 5 Slovaks, 1 Krashovan, and 1 Uniate priest. The People's Administration included following sections:

Political affairs Internal affairs Jurisdiction Education Finances Traffic Economy Food and supplies Social reforms People's Health People's Defence

Administrators[edit]

Dr. Jovan Lalošević, president of the People's Administration, people's commissioner for political affairs, and temporary people's commissioner for education Petar Konjović, vice-president of the People's Administration Jovan Hranilović, temporary president of the Great People's Council Dr. Slavko Miletić, president of the Great People's Council Dr. Jovan Latinčić, vice-president of the Great People's Council Dr. Ignjat Pavlas, people's commissioner for internal affairs Dr. August Rat, people's commissioner for jurisdiction Dr. Vladislav Manojlović, people's commissioner for finances Stevan Slavnić, people's commissioner for traffic Mita Klicin, people's commissioner for economy Dr. Kosta Popović, people's commissioner for food and supplies Dušan Tušanović, people's commissioner for social reforms Dr. Laza Marković, people's commissioner for people's health Dušan Popov, people's commissioner for people's defense

See also[edit]

Part of a series on the

History of Vojvodina

Ancient Times

Pannonia Pannonia
Pannonia
Inferior Pannonia
Pannonia
Secunda Dacia Dacia
Dacia
Felix Dacia
Dacia
Superior Diocese of Pannonia Diocese of Illyricum Prefecture of Illyricum

Early Middle Ages

Gepid Kingdom Byzantine Pannonia Domain of Kuber Avar Khaganate Domain of župan Butaul Voivodeship of Salan Voivodeship of Glad Voivodeship of Ahtum Voivodeship of Sermon Theme Sirmium

High Middle Ages

Kingdom of Hungary Medieval Syrmia Medieval Banat Realm of Stefan Dragutin King Stefan Dragutin King Stefan Vladislav II Domain of Ugrin Csák Zmaj Ognjeni Vuk Đorđe Branković Jovan Branković Ivaniš Berislavić Stefan Berislavić Jovan Nenad Radoslav Čelnik Radič Božić Pavle Bakić

Early Modern Times

Temeşvar Eyalet Sanjak of Syrmia Sanjak of Segedin Banate of Lugoj and Caransebeș Banat
Banat
of Temeswar District of Potisje District of Velika Kikinda

Modern Times

Serbian Vojvodina Voivodeship of Serbia
Serbia
and Temes Banat Bács-Bodrog County Syrmia
Syrmia
County Torontál County Temes County Banat
Banat
Republic Banat, Bačka
Bačka
and Baranja Danube Banovina Banat
Banat
(1941–1944) Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Vojvodina
(1945-1963) Socialist Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
Vojvodina
(1963-1990) Autonomous Province of Vojvodina

Serbia
Serbia
portal

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History of Vojvodina History of Serbia

References[edit]

^ Christina Bratt Paulston, Donald Peckham, Linguistic minorities in Central and Eastern Europe, 1998, page 76. ^ Dr Drago Njegovan, Prisajedinjenje Vojvodine Srbiji, Muzej Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 2004, page 207. ^ Dr Drago Njegovan, Prisajedinjenje Vojvodine Srbiji, Muzej Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 2004, page 207.

Sources[edit]

Drago Njegovan, Prisajedinjenje Vojvodine Srbiji, Novi Sad, 2004. Lazo M. Kostić, Srpska Vojvodina
Vojvodina
i njene manjine, Novi Sad, 1999. Dimitrije Boarov, Politička istorija Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 2001. Čedomir Popov, Jelena Popov, Autonomija Vojvodine – srpsko pitanje, Sremski Karlovci, 2000. Ćirković, Sima (2004). The Serbs. Malden: Blackwell Publishing. 

External links[edit]

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Kingdom of Serbs, Croats
Croats
and Slovenes (1918–1929)

Kingdom of Yugoslavia (1929–1945) See also State of Slovenes, Croats
Croats
and Serbs 1918 Republic of Prekmurje 1919 Banat, Bačka and Baranja 1918–1919 Free State of Fiume 1920–1924 1924–1945 Italian province of Zadar 1920–1947

Annexed bya Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany Democratic Federal Yugoslavia 1945–1946

Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia 1946–1963

Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1963–1992 Consisted of the Socialist Republics of Slovenia
Slovenia
(1945–1991) Croatia
Croatia
(1945–1991) Bosnia and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
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Serbia
(1945–1992) (included the autonomous provinces of Vojvodina
Vojvodina
and Kosovo) Montenegro
Montenegro
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Free Territory of Trieste
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 Republic of Slovenia Ten-Day War

Dalmatia

Independent State of Croatia 1941–1945 Puppet state of Nazi Germany. Parts annexed by Fascist Italy. Međimurje
Međimurje
and Baranja annexed by Hungary.

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Slavonia

Croatia

Bosnia  Bosnia and Herzegovinac Bosnian War Consists of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
(1995–present), Republika Srpska
Republika Srpska
(1995–present) and Brčko District (2000–present).

Herzegovina

Vojvodina Part of the Délvidék region of Hungary Autonomous Banatd (part of the German Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia)

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Consisted of the Republic of Serbia
Serbia
(1990–2006) and Republic of Montenegro
Montenegro
(1992–2006)

State Union of Serbia
Serbia
and Montenegro Republic of Serbia Included the autonomous provinces of Vojvodina
Vojvodina
and, under UN administration, Kosovo
Kosovo
and Metohija

Republic of Serbia Includes the autonomous province of Vojvodina

Serbia Kingdom of Serbia 1882–1918 Territory of the Military Commander in Serbia 1941–1944 e

Kosovo Part of the Kingdom of Serbia 1912–1918 Mostly annexed by Albania 1941–1944 along with western Macedonia and south-eastern Montenegro

Republic of Kosovog

Metohija Kingdom of Montenegro 1910–1918 Metohija
Metohija
controlled by Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
1915–1918

Montenegro Protectorate of Montenegrof 1941–1944  Montenegro

Macedonia Part of the Kingdom of Serbia 1912–1918 Annexed by the Kingdom of Bulgaria 1941–1944  Republic of Macedoniah

a Prekmurje
Prekmurje
annexed by Hungary. b See also SAO Kninska Krajina
SAO Kninska Krajina
(1990) → SAO Krajina (1990–1991); and SAO Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Syrmia (1990–1991), SAO Western Slavonia (1990–1991) and the Republic of Serbian Krajina (1990–1995), all replaced by the UN Transitional Administration for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (1996–1998). c See also Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia; and the Serbian Autonomous Oblasts (SAOs) of Bosanska Krajina, North-Eastern Bosnia, Romanija and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
(1991–1992), which all combined to form the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
(1992–1995). d Bačka
Bačka
was reannexed by Hungary
Hungary
(1941–1944), while Syrmia
Syrmia
was annexed by the Independent State of Croatia
Croatia
(1941–1944). e See also Republic of Užice. f Annexed by Fascist Italy (1941–1943) and Nazi Germany (1943–1944). Smaller part annexed by the Independent State of Croatia
Croatia
(1941–1944).

g Kosovo
Kosovo
is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo
Kosovo
and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo
Kosovo
has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations
United Nations
member states. h Macedonia is known in the United Nations
United Nations
as The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
Republic of Macedonia
because of a naming dispute with Greece. j Free Territory was established in 1947. Its administration was divided into two areas (Zone A) and (Zone B). Free Territory was de facto taken over by Italy

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