Reunification is the political unification of separate political entities which had previously been united.

Historical reunifications

Reunification movements

At various times various nationalist and irredentist movements promoted ideas of restoration or unification in various places.

Reunification Divided since Areas affected
(at maximum extent)
Albanian reunification 1943
(Albanian lands)

(Albanian lands)
(Albanian lands)
(Albanian lands)
Anglo-Irish reunification 1922
Armenian reunification Medieval period

Bulgarian reunification 1913
Chinese reunification 1949
Colombian reunification 1831

Congolese unification Never united
Cypriot reunification 1974
Dutch reunification (Flanders)
Finnish reunification 1940-44
German and Austrian reunification 1945

(Silesia, Pommerania)
(East Prussia)
Greek reunification Medieval period

(Eastern Thrace, Asia Minor, Pontus)
(Eastern Rumelia)
(Northern Epirus)
(Monastiri area)
Hungarian reunification 1944


(Zakarpattia Oblast)
Indochinese reunification 1954

Indo-Pakistani reunification 1947

Iranian reunification 1800s

Irish reunification 1920-22
(Northern Ireland)
Korean reunification 1945
Macedonian Reunification 1913 (Blagoevgrad)
(Aegean Macedonia)
Mongolian reunification Medieval period (Inner Mongolia)
Netherlandish reunification 1839
(Nord-Pas de Calais)

Polish reunification 1939 (Vilnius County)

Portuguese reunification 1170-1801
(Galicia, Olivenza)
Romanian reunification 1944
Russian reunification 1991
Serbian reunification 1992
(Serbian Krajina)

Somali unification Never united

Transcaucasian reunification 1918-1936

Turkish reunification 1922 see Ottoman Empire and Turkic languages
Yugoslavian reunification 1992

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