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02 November 1938

Hungary’s territory is revised after the First Vienna Award

With Europe on the brink of World War Two, Hungary formulated increasingly serious demands for new revisions of its borders—an aim it intended to achieve by conducting pro-German politics. For a time, some areas that were a part of neighbouring Czechoslovakia, Romania and Yugoslavia, yet had once belonged to Hungary’s historical territory were placed once more under Hungarian jurisdiction. This partial revision of Hungary’s borders deepened the division between the affected countries.

06 October 1938

Declaration of Slovak autonomy, 6 October 1938

08 November 1938

8-10 November: Organised pogroms against the German Jewish population