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  Poland - LoveToKnow Watches
It is to him that Poland owed the important acquisition of the greater part of Red Russia, or Galicia, which enabled her to secure her fair share of the northern and eastern trade.
Poland, as the next neighbour of Hungary, was more seriously affected than any other European power by this catastrophe, but her politicians differed as to the best way of facing it.
All the.more disquieting was the internal condition of the country, due mainly to the invasion of Poland by the Reformation, and the coincidence of this invasion with an internal revolution of a quasi-democratic character, which aimed at substituting the rule of the szlachta for the rule of the senate.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Poland   (15550 words)

  
 Wikipedia: Boleslaus I of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') of the Piast family (born 966/967, died 1025), son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka, ruled as duke of Poland 992 - 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
Boleslaus was the first Polish King, since during his rule Poland became a Kingdom, despite the fact that some of the Polish rulers before 1295 never received a crown.
Boleslaus for the first time unified all the provinces that subsequently came to comprise the traditional territory of Poland: Greater Poland, Little Poland, Masovia, Silesia and Pomerania.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/b/bo/boleslaus_i_of_poland.html   (506 words)

  
 Station Information - Przemysl I of Poland
Przemysł; I (born 1220/21, died 1257), was a duke of Greater Poland (provinces of Poznan, Kalisz, Gniezno)
He was born to Ladislaus Odonic Plwacz, duke of Greater Poland, and Jadwiga of Pomerania, daughter of Mestwin II, duke of Eastern Pomerania.
1250-1253 Duke of Greater Poland (Poznan, Gniezno and Kalisz)
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/p/pr/przemysl_i_of_poland.html   (125 words)

  
 Boleslaus of Greater Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boleslaus the Pious (born between 1221-1227, died 14 April 1279), was a duke of Greater Poland (provinces of Poznań, Kalisz, and Gniezno).
He was born to Ladislaus Odonic Plwacz, duke of Greater Poland, and Jadwiga of Pomerania, daughter of Mściwój I, duke of Eastern Pomerania.
1239-1247 Duke of Greater Poland, together with his brother Przemysł I
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boleslaus_the_Pious   (110 words)

  
 History of Poland - Wikipedia
After 1795 Poland as a country disappeared, to be revived as Principality of Warsaw under French rule in 1707.
The reign of Casimir I of Poland (1037-1058) was a short period of stability.
In the 1970's and 1980's the whole system in Poland was deeper and deeper in the crisis and was beginning to crumble as was the whole Eastern block with the USSR as the fading superpower.
nostalgia.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Poland   (1907 words)

  
 Pomerania
In 1107 there were the civil war in Poland, between Duke Boleslaus III of Poland and his brother Zbigniew.
Temporary ruled by the Wenceslaus II of Bohemia and his son Wenceslaus III[?], previous King of Bohemia and Poland, later also King of Hungary, he settled under suzerainty of the Wladislaw Lokietek[?] of greater Poland and Kujavia.
Since the wealth of the province was incurred by the trade and the main trade route for the country was the Vistula river, that linked the Pomerania with the rest of Poland, citzens of the province, despite of their language and nationality were driven more and more into links with Poland.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/po/Pomerania.html   (1799 words)

  
 Mieszko I of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 978 he married Oda von Haldensleben, daughter of Dietrich (Theoderic) of Haldensleben, count of the North March (965-985), after abducting her from the monastery of Kalbe.
His reign began around 962 in Greater Poland (Wielkopolska), Cujavia, Masovia and possibly in eastern Pomerania.
From his first marriage he had a son, his successor Boleslaus, and a daughter, Swiatoslawa, later the wife (as queen Sigrid the Proud) of Eric the Victorious, king of Sweden and then (as queen Gunhild) of king Sweyn Forkbeard of Denmark, and mother of king Canute of Denmark and England.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/m/mi/mieszko_i_of_poland.html   (516 words)

  
 EARLY HISTORY OF POLAND
POLAND till the end of the 18th century was a kingdom extending (with Lithuania) over the basins of the Warta, Vistula, Dwina, Dnieper and upper Dniester, and had under its dominions, besides the Poles proper and the Baltic Slavs, the Lithuanians, the White Russians and the Little Russians or Ruthenians.
It was Boleslaus who made the church at Gnesen in Great Poland a national shrine by translating thither the relics of the martyred missionary, St Adalbert of Prague.
His supposed preference for Lithuania was the real cause of his unpopularity in Poland, where, to the very end of his reign, he was regarded with suspicion, and where every effort was made to thwart his far-seeing and patriotic political combinations, which were beyond the comprehension of his self-seeking and narrow-minded contemporaries.
info-poland.buffalo.edu /search-all/web/history/early/23.shtml   (6748 words)

  
 Boleslaus I of Poland Biography
Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') (966/967 - 1025) of the Piast family, son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka, ruled as duke of Poland from 992 to 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
Boleslaus conquered and made himself duke of Bohemia and Moravia in 1003 - 1004; he defeated the Ruthenians and stormed Kyiv in 1018, annexing the Red Strongholds (Grody Czerwienskie) later called Red Ruthenia and making prince Sviatopolk his vassal there.
Boleslaus sent an army to aid his friend Canute in his conquest of England.
www.biographybase.com /biography/Boleslaus_I_of_Poland.html   (541 words)

  
 Kalisz - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Situated on the Prosna river in the southeastern part of the Greater Poland Voivodship, the city forms a conurbation with the nearby towns of Ostrów Wielkopolski and Skalmierzyce.
One of the richest towns of Greater Poland, during the feudal fragmentation of Poland it formed a separate duchy ruled by local branch of the Piast dynasty.
In 1282 the city laws were confirmed by Przemysł II of Poland and in 1314 it was made the capital of the Kalisz Land, one of the Voivodships of Poland, by king Władysław Łokietek.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/Kalisz   (1220 words)

  
 Greater Poland (Wielkopolska)
Greater Poland (Wielkopolska) is a historical region in western and central Poland, occupying the basins of the Warta, part of the middle Oder and the lower Vistula.
Greater Poland was the central part of the principality ruled from Gniezno by Duke Mieszko I and King Boleslaus the Brave (Boles³aw Chrobry).
The Park (the 23rd in Poland) was established to protect one of the biggest bird sanctuaries in Europe.
poland.gov.pl /?document=301&PHPSESSID=8a0324f02c82a6e55cf4475db0dd076b   (3849 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Early history of Poland (until 1385)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Casimir unified the country, and was succeded by Boleslaus II, who took advantage of the conflict between emperor Henry III and Pope Gregory VI and made himself king in 1076.
Casimir II of Poland (1177-1194) had been obliged to summon a council of nobles and clergy and to surrender certain of his rights and privileges.
German immigration into Poland had started spontaneously at an earlier period, about the end of the 11th century, and was the result of overpopulation in the central provinces of the Empire.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Early_history_of_Poland_(until_1385)   (4057 words)

  
 Polish Naming Customs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Boleslaw Krzywousty (Boleslaus the Wry-Mouthed) divides Poland among his sons in an apparent attempt to reinforce unity.
Poland achieves political and cultural unity under the rule of Kazimierz III Wielki (Casimir the Great).
Poland's capital city is moved from Krakow to Warsaw.
www.piasecki.org /101_history.htm   (1342 words)

  
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Wladyslaw I Lokietek, (Ladislaus I the Short or Elbow-high) Duke of Leczyca (Lancicia) and Kujawy (Cuiavia)1267-1275, Duke of Sieradz (Siradia) 1288-1300, Duke of Pomorze (Pomerania) from 1296, Duke of Sandomierz 1289-1292, 1305, Duke of Wielkopolska (Greater Poland) 1314, Prince of Cracow from 1306, King of Poland 1320-1333.
In the 1138 will of Boles³aw Krzywousty (Boleslaus III the Wrymouth), Duke of Poland 1107-1138, Poland was divided into five provinces - Silesia, Mazovia with Cuiavia, Greater Poland, the part of Pomerania around the City of Gdañsk, the Sandomierz Region, and Lesser Poland, the 'senior palatinate', comprising the areas around Krakow, £êczyca, and Sieradz.
To prevent his four sons from quarrelling, Boleslaw granted one province to each of them, and the fifth one, the senior palatinate, was to be given to the eldest brother on the grounds of primogeniture.
www.angelfire.com /scifi2/rsolecki/wladyslaw_I_lokietek.html   (1305 words)

  
 Poland travel guide - Wikitravel
Poland is an ancient nation that was united and baptised around the middle of the 10th century.
As Poland is a member of the European Union, citizens of the EU and of the countries belonging to the European Economic Area (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein), as well as Swiss nationals, can enter Poland with a valid passport or identity card.
Poland is on a border of European "vodka" and "beer culture".
wikitravel.org /en/Poland   (6997 words)

  
 Wikinfo | List of Polish rulers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Poland was ruled by dukes (c.962-1025, 1032-1076, 1079-1295, 1296-1300 and 1306-1320) and kings (1025-1032, 1076-1079, 1295-1296, 1300-1305 and 1320-1795).
Boleslaus I the Brave (992-1025), King in 1025
Boleslaus II the Generous (1058-1079), King from 1076-1079, deposed
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=List_of_Polish_rulers   (376 words)

  
 Gniezno - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The cities of Gniezno and nearby Poznan were captured, plundered and destroyed in 1038 by the Czech duke Bretislav, what pushed the next Polish rulers to move the Polish capital to Cracow.
The archepiscopal cathedral was reconstucted by the next ruler Boleslaus II of Poland who was crowned king here in 1076.
In the next centuries Gniezno evolved as a regional seat of eastern part of Greater Poland, and in 1238 municipal autonomy was granted by the duke Wladislaw Odonic.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Gniezno   (710 words)

  
 Mieszko I of Poland
935-May 25 992), son of the semi-legendary Siemomysl, was the first (historically known) Piast duke of the Polans, which gave that name to a country later called Poland.
Some question by Poles is whether Mieszko pledged allegiance to margrave Gero, since there is only one mentioning in one chronicle about that fact, moreover which is abstract of earlier chronicle where there is nothing about it.
Shortly before his death he placed his state under the suzerainty of the Pope in a document usually called the Dagome Iudex.This Dagome Iudex indexes the lands of the Mieszko, refered as "Dagome" in document, and his wife, former nun Oda and her sons by him.
www.guajara.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/m/mi/mieszko_i_of_poland.html   (656 words)

  
 Boleslaus I of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It frees woman from the common diseases frequently suffered such as delayed and irregular menstruations, back-aches and stomach-aches along menstruation and even to tighten stomach muscles and uterus muscles.
's painting'']] Boleslaw I Chrobry ('Boleslaus the Brave') (966/967 - 1025) of the Piast family, son of Mieszko I and of his first wife, the Czech princess Dubrawka, ruled as duke of Poland from 992 to 1025 and reigned as King of Poland in 1025.
Adalbert at Gniezno, the emperor Otto III invested Boleslaus with the title Frater et Cooperator Imperii ("Brother and Partner of the Empire").
aseannewsnetwork.de /articles/content/b/bo/boleslaus_i_of_poland.html   (642 words)

  
 brief history of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Poland was a Slavic principality, founded by duke Mieszko or Miesko (960-992), with its center in Gniezno (near Poznan) and an episcopal see in Poznan (western Poland).
Boleslaus I Chrobry (the brave) (992-1025) declared Poland a kingdom and was crowned by Holy Roman Emperor Otto III (983-1002).
After Boleslaus the kingdom divided, but the crown was held by Miesko II (1025-1034).
www.worldhistoryplus.com /p/poland.html   (145 words)

  
 Jan Henryk D±browski (1755-1818)
Poland disappeared from the map of Europe, but Polish military formations gave the country a chance to re-enter international affairs with support of France in the Polish independence efforts.
Nonetheless, he did not forsake his Polish roots and when the Four-Year Sejm announced a draft to the Polish army in 1791, this cavalryman educated in a Dresden military school was asked to reform the Polish cavalry.
Beginning with the words, "Poland has not yet perished...", it was to counteract the rumour spread by the Prussians that in 1794, after the defeat at Maciejowice, Tadeusz Ko¶ciuszko was to have shouted, "Finis Poloniae!" ("This is the end of Poland").
www.poland.gov.pl /?document=1967   (977 words)

  
 SkyscraperCity - View Single Post - Poznan - Capital of the Province of Greater Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Poznań; is one of the oldest of the Polish cities, an important historical center and the capital of Greater Poland, the cradle of the Polish state, and Poland's capital in the mid-tenth century during the early Piast dynasty.
From the 2nd partition of Poland in 1793 until 1806, Poznań; was in South Prussia (part of Prussia), in the years 1806 - 1815 in Duchy of Warsaw, then till 1915, Poznań; was a capital of autonomous (after 1830 semi-autonomous) part of Prussian kingdom - Grand Duchy of Poznań;.
Since 1918 (after Great Poland Uprising and the defeat of Germany in World War I) Poznań; is in Polish state (excluding the 6 years of Nazi occupation during World War II).
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In 966 Duke Mieszko I, Poland's first recorded leader, converted to Christianity after marrying Dabrowka of Bohemia.This is formally recognized as the birth of the Polish nation.
From 1333 to 1370 Poland achieves political and cultural unity under the rule of Kazimierz III Wielki (Casimir the Great).
Poland is located in the Eastern part of Europe.
agsglobal.tripod.com /poland/index.htm   (318 words)

  
 Casimir III of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Casimir III, called the Great (Polish: Kazimierz Wielki; 1310 – 1370), King of Poland (1333-70), was the son of King Władysław I the Elbow-high and Jadwiga of Gniezno and Greater Poland.
When Kazimierz, the last Piast king of Poland, died in 1370, his nephew King Louis I of Hungary succeeded him to become king of Poland in personal union with Hungary.
Many of the influential lords of Poland were unsatisfied with the idea of any personal union with Hungary, and 12 years after Kazimierz\'s death, (and only a couple of years after Elisabeth\'s), they refused in 1382 to accept the succession of Louis\'s eldest surviving daughter Mary (Queen of Hungary) in Poland too.
www.evergreencaus.com /section/Kazimierz_III_the_Great   (1126 words)

  
 Regions of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In various times it was considered to be part of the neighbouring provinces of Mazovia, Cuiavia, Greater Poland, Prussia, Pomerania and today it a part of Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship.
After feudal fragmentation (1137) of Poland in line with the last will of duke Boleslaus III of Poland, Chelmno Land became a part of duchy governed by his son Boleslaus IV the Curly and his descendants.
In 1772 as a result of the First Partition of Poland Chelmno Land (with an exemption of Torun) was seized by Prussia.
read-and-go.hopto.org /Regions-of-Poland   (480 words)

  
 Gniezno is a town in central Poland Poland some 50...
It is here that the Gniezno Congress Gniezno Congress (Meeting at the tomb of Saint Adalbert) took place in the year 1000 1000 AD, during which Boleslaus I the Brave Boleslaus I the Brave (Boleslaw Chrobry), the first king of Poland, received Otto III Otto III, the Emperor of Germany Germany.
Gniezno's Roman Catholic Roman Catholic archbishop archbishop is traditionally the Primate of Poland ("Prymas Polski").
After the partitions of Poland the see was often combined with others, first with Poznan and then with Warsaw Warsaw.
www.biodatabase.de /Gniezno   (349 words)

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