The history of Latvia covers the social and political events and influences of early societies ranging from the end of the ice age )around 90000 BC) until a few years ago. Latvia's history is very old and continuous as far a languages are concerned.
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Latvian Aircraft 1918 - 1940
A collection of old photos and information about the history of Latvian aviation between the wars.
The Latvian Institute: Brief history of Latvia
Gives information about ancient peoples who populated this region before 2000 BC, then the impact of German Christian crusaders during the 12th century, Polish and Swedish rule, Russian dominance and finally liberation.
The Occupation Museum of Latvia
Created to convey how the nation's citizens were affected during the several occupations that took place between 1940-1991. Page includes photos, description of services and VIP guest list.
Interview with the Latvian president Vike-Freiberga
Gives information about the president's childhood and later exile to Canada during the second world war. Also, discusses details of her trip back to Latvia in 1988 and speeches that were made in favor of free nation. Page goes on to make a point about some missing historical documents that ended up in Moscow. (June 16, 2005)
U. S. Department of State: Latvia
Features general information about the nation's geography, people government, economy, geography, history, politics, and travel information. (January 01, 1997)
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