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History of Trieste
History of Trieste city is thousands of years old BC as tribe of Venetic people called Carni was first to live here during the early to middle bronze age. Then Illyrian people came and settled there. In 2000 BC, a tribe called “Palaeo Veneti” became inhabitant in this area.
Throughout the history, Trieste has been under the influence of different religions and peoples. Trieste came under the rule of Roman Empire during first century BC and declared as Roman colony by Julius Caesar who was a Roman Military and political leader. In 476, there was end of Roman Empire and Trieste came under the control of many powers like Byzantine, Goths, Ostrogoths and Longobards etc who also ruled this city at different time. Trieste became under the control of Venezia in 1202 and from 1328 to 1918 under the Austrian rule. During their rule, Trieste developed as main trade hub due to establishment of its port which remained free port during 1719-1891. French also occupied this city three times but annexed to Illyrian provinces and this city became capital of Austrian Littoral region. After the end of the World war1, there was end of Austro-Hungarian Empire and Austrian Littoral region became disputed. In 1918, Trieste was captured by Italian Army. During the Second World War, Trieste was captured by Germans (19143-1945). Trieste was declared free treaty in 1947 based upon Inter-alliance agreement and the subsequent Peace Treaty.
Due to old history of early to middle bronze age and its natural beauty, Trieste city has got attraction of tourists. Best way to visit this wonderful city is to go for car hire Trieste. You can also get services of car hire Trieste Airport right after your arrival.
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