HISTORY OF THE WORLD

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680 Bulgar Empire established in Balkans
850 Slavs inhabit most of Eastern Central Europe
893 Bulgar Empire in Balkans expands under Simeon
896 Magyars rule area around Hungary
929 Death of Wenceslas, King of Bohemia
1000 Stephen I becomes King of Hungary
1230 Teutonic Knights established in Prussia
1256 Hanseatic League formed around Baltic - trade flourishes
1415 Jan Hus, Bohemian religious reformer, martyred
1417 First Hohenzollern Margrave of Brandenburg (Prussia)

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