Bršadin

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Bršadin
Village
Bršadin is located in Croatia
Bršadin
Bršadin
Bršadin is located in Vukovar-Syrmia County
Bršadin
Bršadin
Coordinates: 45°22′N 18°55′E / 45.367°N 18.917°E / 45.367; 18.917
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Syrmia
Municipality Trpinja
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,341
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration VU

Bršadin (Serbian Cyrillic: Бршадин)[2] is a village in Trpinja municipality, Vukovar-Syrmia County, Croatia.

Geography[edit]

Bršadin is third-largest settlement in municipality, after Trpinja and Bobota. It is located on the D55 highway between Vukovar and Vinkovci. Bršadin is surrounded by a villages Bogdanovci and Marinci on south, Pačetin on west, Lipovača on the north and city Vukovar on the east. Agricultural land and forests are the main characteristics of the surrounding area.

History[edit]

Before the 20th century[edit]

Bršadin is first mentioned in historical sources in 1279 under the name Boršod.[3] Boršod was located on an elevated area known as the "Old Village", about two kilometers west of the present day settlement.[3] Boršod decays after 1526 Ottoman Empire breakthrough into Syrmia and Slavonia.[3] After 1529, Suleiman the Magnificent colonized place with first Orthodox families, Vlachs from north Serbia and north-eastern Bosnia, and after 1543 people from the central part of the Balkans peninsula.[3]

Since 1900[edit]

World War I[edit]

In 1914, at the beginning of World War I, Austro-Hungarian military command mobilization.[3] Bršadin people disliked mobilization aside Triple Entente and they deserted in large numbers and taught to Russian army at Eastern Front or join Serbian army at Salonika Front.[3]

During the war, in village was located military hospital with 7000 beds which were known colloquially as "Wooden Vienna".[3]

World War II[edit]

In first days of occupation, family Đurđević were sentenced to death and shot on January 17, 1942 in Dudik, location near Vukovar where were executed 455 victims.[3][4] In the spring of 1944 Vaso Đurđević-Turčin, the last of Đurđević brothers, leader of Bršadin partisan and People's hero. In his honor, today at the center of village stands remembrance monument.[3]

War in Croatia[edit]

During the war in Croatia Bršadin was within self-proclaimed Serb political entity SAO Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Syrmia. In the final stages of conflict United Nations Mission conducted peaceful reintegration this region into Croatian jurisdiction.

Education[edit]

Elementary school[edit]

See also[edit]

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