Kategorija: Experience, History

Austrian Monarhy

Since 1813. till 1918. Split is again under Austrian government

Austrian Monarhy

In period of 1860-1880. headed by Anthony Bajamonti , starts economic and communal development of Split, the port and shops are built, industry is developed. For outstanding contribution to the development of the city is responsible dr.Antun Bajamonti which has, becoming the mayor of Split, initiated major changes, so he has built a beautiful palace on the shores, turned oil street-lights into gas , built a large theater, and his most important venture for Split was the supply of water . The aqueduct was built in period 1877. - 1880, and Dr. Bajamonti encouraged the construction of a monumental fountain on the coast, which symbolized the water supply as a city boon. It was built by voluntary contributions of all citizens, regardless of party affiliation.
 Split gets first Croatian municipal administration, and in 1899 is established Croatian Dalmatian Theatre Company, which later continued working as the National Theatre, and then as the Croatian National Theatre.

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