TRENKS CASTLE

Former aristocratic residence in the nation called Trenks castle.

Former aristocratic residence in the nation called Trenks castle.

Trenkovo ​​its name recalls the legendary warrior and Slavonian nobles Francis Baron Trenck (1711th-1749th), which has remained in the memory of the people and that is always proud of Slavonia. For centuries, the present village Trenkovo ​​called Mitrovica, but it was at the request of the villagers 1912th was changed because there was in Croatia in another Mitrovica in Sirmium (today Sremska Mitrovica in Vojvodina). In that quiet Slavonian village, located about ten miles north of Pozega the final southern slopes Papuk is TRENKOVO castle.
Much is unknown about TRENKOVO castle because he has never been further investigated. In so many literature that mentions it frequently cite contrary data, and sometimes inconclusive.
Today's one-story late Baroque-classicist castle was built after the death of Trenck, then in the second half of the 18th or early 19th century. In Trenkovo ​​era stood there baroque manor, which was later rebuilt and turned into today's castle.
The castle of the end of World War II until 1989. The elementary school was located. Since then occasionally used for different purposes. Been used in recent times for the military, and today it is empty.