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Archaeologists claim that the lands on which Lviv was located were inhabited 20 thousand years ago. It is known that at the beginning of the first millennium, Slavic tribes lived in these territories. In the IX century, these territories became part of the Kievan Rus, which at that time was one of the most powerful European powers. But later, due to the frequent attacks of the Mongol-Tatars, this state collapsed into several principalities. The most famous of them was the Galician-Volyn principality, formed at the end of the XII century. Prince Roman Mstislavovich.

It is known that at the beginning of the first millennium, Slavic tribes lived in these territories. In the IX century, these territories became part of the Kievan Rus, which at that time was one of the most powerful European powers. The most famous of them was the Galician-Volyn principality, formed at the end of the XII century. Prince Roman Mstislavovich. Archaeologists claim that the lands on which Lviv was located were inhabited 20 thousand years ago.

After the death of Prince Roman on his throne, his son, Daniel, who built several castles, including Lviv, to protect his state, named him Lviv in honor of his son Lev - Lviv.

The first written mention of Lviv was found in the Galician-Volyn chronicle and dates back to 1256. In the spring of 1256, a fire occurred in the city of Kholmi (now the territory of Poland) - so great that, according to the chronicler, it was visible from the city.

In 1272, Lviv became the capital of the Galician-Volyn principality.

The first written mention of Lviv was found in the Galician-Volyn chronicle and dates back to 1256. In the spring of 1256, a fire occurred in the city of Kholmi (now the territory of Poland) - so great that, according to the chronicler, it was visible from the city. In 1272, Lviv became the capital of the Galician-Volyn principality. After the death of Prince Roman on his throne, his son, Daniel, who built several castles, including Lviv, to protect his state, named him Lviv in honor of his son Lev - Lviv.

In 1340, the last prince of the Galician dynasty was poisoned - Yuri II. Taking advantage of this, the Polish king Casimir III (Great) captured Lviv and robbed him. But only in 1387 the power of Poland was finally established in Lviv. In Poland, Lviv was almost four centuries, until 1772.

In 1772, as a result of the first division of Poland between Russia, Prussia and Austria, Lviv became part of the Austrian (later Austro-Hungarian) Empire. The city became the political and administrative center of the province, which was officially called the Kingdom of Galicia and Volodymyria.

In Poland, Lviv was almost four centuries, until 1772. In 1772, as a result of the first division of Poland between Russia, Prussia and Austria, Lviv became part of the Austrian (later Austro-Hungarian) Empire. The city became the political and administrative center of the province, which was officially called the Kingdom of Galicia and Volodymyr. In 1340, the last prince of the Galician dynasty was poisoned - Yuri II. [Click and drag]

As a result of the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which was called a shred, broke up, and a number of independent states - Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland and others - were formed. Ukrainians have also begun the struggle for independence. The Ukrainian elite created the Ukrainian National Council, which on November 1, 1918 proclaimed on the territory of the Ukrainian lands that were part of the Austro-Hungarian, Western-Ukrainian People's Republic (ZUNR). Later on January 22, 1919, the ZUNR reunited with the Ukrainian People's Republic (UPR) into a single independent state (Act of Unification).

The Ukrainian elite created the Ukrainian National Council, which on November 1, 1918 proclaimed on the territory of the Ukrainian lands that were part of the Austro-Hungarian, Western-Ukrainian People's Republic (ZUNR). Later on January 22, 1919, the ZUNR reunited with the Ukrainian People's Republic (UPR) into a single independent state (Act of Unification). In November 1918, the Polish-Ukrainian War began, which Poland's state won in a year. [Click and drag] As a result of the First World War, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which was called shredded, collapsed, and a number of independent states - Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland and others - were formed.

The Polish government did not want to agree with this state of affairs. In November 1918, the Polish-Ukrainian War began, which Poland's state won in a year. Lviv again went to Poland (until 1939) and was in its composition until 1939.
 

On September 1, 1939, the Second World War began with the invasion of fascist Germany in Poland.

In October 1939, the People's Assembly took place in the Opera House, which proclaimed the "Entry of Western Ukraine into the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic".

On June 30, 1941, Lviv was occupied by German troops. The German occupation lasted until July 27, 1944, when the Red Army entered the city again.

In October 1939, at the Opera House, the National Assembly took place, which proclaimed the "Entry of Western Ukraine into the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist

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