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  Legnica, Poland
First mentioned in chronicles in 1004, Legnica is famous for the Battle of Legnica that took place at Legnickie Pole near the city on April 9, 1241 between the Mongols of the Golden Horde and the combined army of Duke Henry II the Pious.
Legnica became the residence of the dukes of Lower Silesia in 1163 and was the seat of a principality ruled by a branch of the Piast dynasty from 1248 to 1675.
Legnica tends to be a left-of-center town with a considerable influence of workers' unions.
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 ipedia.com: Battle of Legnica Article
The Battle of Legnica took place in 1241 near the city of Legnica between the invading Mongols or Tartars of Golden Horde and the Poles under Henry II the Pious, Duke of Poland, supported by the feuda...
The Battle of Legnica (often called the Battle of Leibnitz) took place in 1241 near the city of Legnica between the invading Mongols or Tartars of Golden Horde and the Poles under Henry II the Pious, Duke of Poland (Silesia), supported by the feudal nobility including the Teutonic Knights.
The date of the battle is usually given as early April, although the exact date is uncertain - the 9th is popular.
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 Battle of Legnica Information
As with many historical battles, the exact details of force composition, tactics, and the actual course of the battle are lacking and sometimes contradictory.
However, the battle is now seen as a crushing defeat for the allied forces; the Mongols had no intentions at the time to extend the campaign westward, while their retreat was because of the death of Ögedei Khan, the Khagan (Grand Khan), not because of suffering excessive casualties.
According to Chambers description of the battle, the Silesian cavalry initiated combat with the vanguard (mangudai) of the Mongol army.
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 Polish culture: Museum of the Battle of Legnica
The battle of Legnica (Liegnitz) has been commemorated with an exhibition arranged inside the gothic Holy Trinity and Virgin Mary Church.
The church was erected at the turn of the fourteenth century on the spot where the corpse of Henryk II Pobozny (the Pious), the king of Poland who had died in the battle fought by the Polish army against the Mongols at Legnica in 1241, was found.
The courtyard of the Legnica Castle is home to an exhibition of relics of the Romanesque Chapel of St Benedict and St Laurence.
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  hoteles de Polonia
Legnica - one of the largest urban centres in Lower Silesia, located on the Kaczawa River.
In the vicinity of the city, on the so-called Legnica Field a successful battle against the Tatars took place in 1242.
Since 1248 Legnica had been the duchy capital until the death of the last prince Jerry William (1675 r.) the Piasts had resided here.
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 Battle of Legnica
The Battle of Legnica (often called the Battle of Leignitz) took place in 1241 near the city of Legnica between the invading Mongols or Tartars of Golden Horde and the Poles under Henry II the Pious, Duke of Poland (Silesia), supported by the feudal nobility including the Teutonic Knights.
The date of the battle is usually given as early April, although the exact date is uncertain - the 9th is popular.
Also, as with many historical battles, the exact details of force composition, tactics, and the actual course of the battle are woefully lacking and usually contradictatory.
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  Legnica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Legnica is a town in Poland in dolnoslaskie region, upon Kaczawa[?] river.
Legnica is famous for a battle that took place near the city in the Middle Ages (1241) between Mongols of Golden Horde and feudal nobility including the Knights Templar.
The battle is known as Battle of Liegnitz and it was a defeat for the nobility.
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 CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Legnica (Polish: Bitwa pod Legnicą), also known as the Battle of Liegnitz (German: Schlacht von Liegnitz) or Battle of Wahlstatt (German: Schlacht bei Wahlstatt), was a battle which took place at Legnickie Pole (Wahlstatt) near the city of Legnica (Liegnitz) in Silesia on April 9, 1241.
Despite the Mongol victory in the ensuing battle, this was the furthest west their forces reached due to political destabilization inside the Mongol Empire.
However, the battle is now seen as a crushing defeat for the allied forces; the Mongols had no intentions at the time to extend the campaign westward, while their retreat was because of the death of Ögedei Khan, the Khagan (Grand Khan), not because of suffering excessive casualties.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Legnica
Legnica is a town in Poland in dolnoslaskie region, upon Kaczawa[?] river.
Legnica is famous for a battle that took place near the city in the Middle Ages (1241) between Mongols of Golden Horde and feudal nobility including the Knights Templar.
The battle is known as Battle of Liegnitz and it was a defeat for the nobility.
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 Legnica - Japan
Legnica became famous for the Battle of Legnica (or Battle of Wahlstatt) that took place at Legnickie Pole near the city on 9 April 1241 during the Mongol invasion of Europe.
Legnica as the capitol city of Duchy of Legnica in the first years of 14th century was one of the most important and large cities in the centre of the continent.
Legnica tends to be a left-of-center town with a considerable influence of workers' unions.
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 Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Legnica"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The town became the residence of the dukes of Lower Silesia in 1163 and was the seat of a principality ruled by a branch of the Piast dynasty from 1248 to 1675.
Legnica became famous for the Battle of Legnica (or Battle of Wahlstatt) that took place at Legnickie Pole near the city on 9 April 1241 during the Mongol invasion of Europe.
Legnica, along with other Silesian duchies, became a vassal of the Kingdom of Bohemia during the 14th century and was included within the Holy Roman Empire.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
The area of Legnica was at the intersection of travel routes of Celtic and East Germanic tribes.
The Protestant Reformation was introduced in the duchy as early as 1522 and the population became Lutheran.
After the death of King Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia at Mohács in 1526, Legnica was inherited by the Habsburg Monarchy of Austria.
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 Legnica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Legnica (pronounce: Legnica.ogg, formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland.
The area of Legnica was inhabited for hundreds of years by East Germanic tribes, until about 500 AD, when Slavic tribes from the east flooded the area, after the East Germanic tribes had wandered to Southern Europe.
Legnica, along with Silesia, became part of the Kingdom of Bohemia during the Middle Ages and part of the Habsburg Monarchy of Austria after the death of the Bohemian king Louis II in 1526.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Legnica (), also known as the Battle of Liegnitz () or Battle of Wahlstatt (), was a battle which took place at Legnickie Pole (Wahlstatt) near the city of Legnica (Liegnitz) in Silesia on April 9 1241.
Traditionally, the battle was seen as a Pyrrhic victory for Henry, who sacrificed his own life, as the Mongols did not advance further westward.
However, the battle is now seen as a crushing defeat for the allied forces; the Mongols had no intentions at the time of extending the campaign westward, because they went to the Kingdom of Hungary to help the main Mongol army in the conquest of the country.
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 The Dispatch - Serving the Lexington, NC - News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It became the residence of the dukes of Lower Silesia in 1163 and was the seat of a principality ruled by a Silesian branch of the Piast dynasty from 1248 to 1675.
As the capital of the Duchy of Legnica at the beginning of the 14th century, Legnica was one of the most important cities of Central Europe, having a population of approximately 16,000 residents.
In 1676, Legnica passed to direct Habsburg rule after the death of the last Silesian Piast duke, Georg Wilhelm (son of Duke Christian of Brieg), despite the earlier inheritance pact by Brandenburg and Silesia, by which it was to go to Brandenburg.
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 Upto11.net - Wikipedia Article for Legnica
First mentioned in chronicles in 1004, Legnica is famous for a battle that took place at Legnickie Pole near the city on April 9, 1241 between the Mongols of the Golden Horde and the combined Poles and Germans under Duke Henry II the Pious, supported by the feudal nobility including the Knights Templar.
The battle is known as Battle of Legnica.
Legnica became the residence of the dukes of Lower Silesia in 1163 and was the seat of a principality ruled by a branch of the Piast dynasty from 1248 to 1675, when it passed into the domain of Austria after the death of the last Piast duke, Georg Wilhelm.
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 Legnica - Definition, explanation
Legnica (pronounce:, formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland.
In 1676 Legnica passed to direct Habsburg rule after the death of the last Piast duke, Georg Wilhelm.
The biggest contingent of the USSR's Red Army in Poland was stationed in Legnica between 1945 and 1990.
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 Battle of Legnica - Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Battle of Legnica (Polish: Bitwa pod Legnicą), also known as the Battle of Liegnitz (German: Schlacht von Liegnitz) or Battle of Wahlstatt (German: Schlacht bei Wahlstatt), was a battle which took place at Legnickie Pole (Wahlstatt) near the city of Legnica (Liegnitz) in Silesia on April 9, 1241.
Despite the Mongol victory in the ensuing battle, this was the furthest west their forces reached due to political destabilization inside the Mongol Empire.
However, the battle is now seen as a crushing defeat for the allied forces; the Mongols had no intentions at the time to extend the campaign westward, while their retreat was because of the death of Ögedei Khan, the; Khagan (Grand Khan), not because of suffering excessive casualties.
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 Term paper on Battle of Legnica
The date of the battle is usually given as early April, although the exact date is uncertain - the 9th is popular.
Also, as with many historical battles, the exact details of force composition, tactics, and the actual course of the battle are woefully lacking and usually contradictatory.
The battle has undergone some historical revisionism, in 1911 the battle was where "Henry II...
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 Legnica
Legnica is a city in south-western Poland, upon Kaczawa river, with 108,000 inhabitants (1995).
Legnica is famous for a battle that took place near the city in the Middle Ages (1241) between Mongols of Golden Horde and the Poles under Henry II the Pious, duke of Poland, suppoerted by the feudal nobility including the Knights Templar.
The battle is known as Battle of Legnica and it was a defeat for the nobility.
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 Battle of Legnica - Military Event - German Archive: The Battle of Legnica, also known as the Battle of Liegnitz ...
Traditionally, the battle was seen as a victory for Henry, who sacrificed his own life, as the Mongols did not advance further westward.
However, the battle is now seen as a crushing defeat for the allied forces; the Mongols had no intentions at the time to extend the campaign westward, while their retreat was because of the death of Ögedei Khan, the Khagan (Grand Khan), not because of suffering excessive casualties.
According to Chambers description of the battle, the Silesian cavalry initiated combat with the vanguard (mangudai) of the Mongol army.
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 Hattrick - Real Legnica - The Pumpguns
Georg Ansorge increased Legnica's lead to 3 - 1, putting a header away on a hooked ball from the right.
Legnica were forced to a substitution as Hans-Joachim Kuckelberg couldn't continue playing due to the rough treatment, forcing Arno Noethlichs to come in from the sidelines.
Legnica, bringing their ball possession to 67 percent, dominated the battle.
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 Legnica: COPPER MUSEUM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
From the very beginning the museum's main interest was located in the history and culture of Legnica and the surrounding area from prehistory to the present day.
Legnica and its surroundings were famous for copper and bronze processing from the beginning of the existence of the town.
Legnica Copper Museum consists of two divisions: Battle of Legnica Museum in Legnickie Pole and a Pavilion with roman chapel relicts located in the courtyard of the Piast Castle.
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 Legnickie (liegnitz) - GOV - the genealogical gazeteer. Legnica, Legnickie, Liegnitz. Name. Legnica; Legnickie; ...
Battle of Liegnitz � Legnickie Pole � Bolesław V the Chaste � Henryk II the Pious.
The Battle of Legnica (often called the Battle of Liegnitz, or, occasionally, of Leignitz) took place in 1241 in Legnickie Pole near the city of Legnica.
Legnica is famous for the Battle of Legnica that took place at Legnickie.
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 Legnica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Legnica is famous for a battle that took place at Legnickie Pole near the city on April 9, 1241 between the Mongols of the Golden Horde and the combined Poles and Germans under Duke Henry II the Pious, supported by the feudal nobility including the Knights Templar.
The battle is known as Battle of Legnica or the Battle of Wahlstatt.
The town was known until 1742 as Lignica, that same year it was incorproated into Prussia and changed its name to Liegnitz.
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