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  Poland - LoveToKnow 1911
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.
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 Poland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Ladislaus III (reigned 1434–44; after 1440 also king of Hungary), although routed and killed by the Ottoman Turks at the battle of Varna (1444), gave Poland the prestige of championing the Christian cause against the Muslim invaders.
In 1697 the elector of Saxony was chosen king of Poland as Augustus II by a minority faction supported by Czar Peter I. Augustus allied himself with Russia and Denmark against Charles XII of Sweden.
The Sovietization of Poland was accelerated; in 1949, Soviet Marshall Konstantin Rokossovsky was made minister of defense and commander in chief of the Polish army.
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 History of Poland
Poland's nobility (in Polish Szlachta) started to identify themselves with the country during the Fragmentation (Rozbicie dzielnicowe) period (1138-1320) when Poland was divided into a number of principalities under the terms of Boleslaus III's bequest to his sons.
On numerous occasions Poland's existence as a country was endangered, first, when the Polanian dukes tried to conquer lands in the 10th-13th centuries from Bohemia (Czechs), from Pomeranian, Prussian and Germans, and later, in the 17th century and afterwards, by Swedes, Russians, Prussians and Austrians.
Poland is now a member of NATO and an associate member of the European Union, of which it seeks full membership.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > History of Poland
Poland's nobility (in Polish Szlachta) started to identify themselves with the country during the Fragmentation (Rozbicie dzielnicowe) period (1138-1320) when Poland was divided into a number of principalities under the terms of Boleslaus III's bequest to his sons.
On numerous occasions Poland's existence as a country was endangered, first, when the Polanian dukes tried to conquer lands in the 10th-13th centuries from Bohemia (Czechs), from Pomeranian, Prussian and Germans, and later, in the 17th century and afterwards, by Swedes, Russians, Prussians and Austrians.
Poland is now a member of NATO and an associate member of the European Union, of which it seeks full membership.
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 Ladislaus - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ladislaus III of Poland (Władysław III Warneńczyk) (Vladislaus I of Hungary, I.
Ladislaus Jindrich of Bohemia (Vladislav Jindrich of Bohemia)
Saint Ladislaus (Ladislaus I of Hungary) (Szent László in Hungarian)
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 The History of Poland
Poland was a bridge over which the Soviet revolution would be carried to the industrial proletariat of Germany in Lenin's view.
The agreement left Poland in possession of large tracts of previously Russian territory where Poles were only a small per-centage of the population and ended Lithuanian aspirations of establishing Wilno (Vilnius) as the capital of their newly independent state.
The new Poland was quickly pulled into the Soviet orbit despite the protest of the Western Allies and the Government in Exile.
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 POLAND
The proper title of the Poland that was finally destroyed in 1794 was 'The Polish Commonwealth of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania'.
In 1148, the papal legate Guido came to Poland with the mission of persuading the provincial princes to recognise the suzerainty of the exiled Ladislaus.
Duke of Transylvania, was elected king of Poland in 1575, and crowned in 1576, having previously married Anne Jagiellonian, the sister of Sigismund Augustus.
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 Poland Demographics and Geography - Columbia Gazetteer of the World Online
Poland is divided into sixteen provinces.The country is largely low-lying, except in the S, which includes the Carpathians, the Sudetes Mountains, and the Maiopolska Hills.
Ladislaus III (reigned 1434–1444; after 1440 also king of Hungary), although routed and killed by the Ottoman Turks at the battle of Varna (1444), gave Poland the prestige of championing the Christian cause against the Muslim invaders.
The W provinces of Poland were awarded to Prussia; Galicia was given to Austria; and Cracow and its environs were made a separate republic.
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Poland regained its independence in 1918, but the Second Polish Republic was destroyed by in the Polish September Campaign, marking the begining of the Second World War.
Some military equipment found in Poland and dated to around Mieszko's time has been claimed to be of Scandinavian appearance, though archaeologists today are generally skeptical, and there is no trace of characteristically Scandinavian architecture among the remains of the Polanian structures, not even in the leaders' quarters.
Poland was entering into an extended crisis that would change the course of its future development.
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 History
While we know when Poland's Jewish population came to a virtual end, it is more difficult to determine exactly when it began.
Through the creation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1569, Poland was one of the most tolerant countries in relation to how it treated its Jewish population.
However, as the Commonwealth weakened, Poland’s traditional tolerance for the Jewish minority began to wane and the predicament of the Commonwealth’s Jewry worsened, declining to the level of other European countries by the end of the eighteenth century.
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 Poland - AOL Research & Learn
Their power was only broken by their defeat at the hands of Polish-Lithuanian forces at Tannenberg (1410); by the second treaty of Toruń (1466) they became vassals of the Polish kings.
An underground resistance movement was organized, and a government in exile (led initially by General Władysław Sikorski and later by Stanislaus Mikołajczyk) was established first in France and then in London.
By the early 1960s Gomułka was tightening the party's hold on Poland; intellectual freedom was curbed, the church again was a target of government polemics, political rhetoric was infused with an anti-Semitic nationalistic fervor, and renewed attempts were made to have peasants join state groups.
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 Poland: History, Geography, Government, and Culture — Infoplease.com
Poland was formally reconstituted in Nov. 1918, with Marshal Josef Pilsudski as chief of state.
Poland was a staunch supporter of the United States and Britain during the Iraq war and sent 200 troops to Iraq (60 were combat soldiers).
Ladislaus I, king of Poland - Ladislaus I Ladislaus I, 1260–1333, duke (1306–20) and later king (1320–33) of...
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 History of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Generations later, his country would become Poland, but there was no unified Polish nation at that time, only an assortment of Slavic tribes speaking different dialects such as the (Pomeranian) of the North (they were speaking Nordic dialects not Slovian!!!).
Some military equipment found in Poland and dated to around Mieszko's time has been claimed to be of Scandinavian appearance, though archaeologists today are generally skeptical, and there is no trace of characteristically Scandinavian architecture among the remains of the Polanian structures, not even in the leaders' quarters.
During this period Poland became the home to Europe's largest Jewish population, as royal edicts guaranteeing Jewish safety and religious freedom from the 13th century contrasted with bouts of persecution in western Europe, especially following the Black Death of 1348-1349, blamed by Some in the West on Jews themselves.
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 Władysław II the Exile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was the son of Bolesław III Wrymouth, Duke of Poland, and Zbyslava, daughter of Sviatopolk II of Kiev.
In 1146 Władysław II was driven into exile by his younger brothers, and in 1159 he died in Germany.
In 1163 the province of Silesia was granted to Władysław's sons by Poland's Duke Bolesław IV the Curly.
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 John I Albert of Poland
John I Albert of Poland (Polish: Jan I Olbracht, 1459 – 1501) was King of Poland (1492 – 1501), Duke of Głogów (1491 - 1498).
In his brother Ladislaus, who as King of Hungary and Bohemia possessed a dominant influence in central Europe, he found a counterpoise to the machinations of Emperor Maximilian I, who in 1492 had concluded an alliance against him with Ivan III of Muscovy.
At the conference of Leutschau (1494) the details of the expedition were arranged between the kings of Poland and Hungary and the Elector Frederick II of Brandenburg, with the co-operation of Stephen III of Moldavia, hospodar of Moldavia, who had appealed to John for assistance.
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 NorthwestPoland.org-Poland
Ladislaus III (reigned 1434-44; after 1440 also king of Hungary), although routed and killed by the Ottoman Turks at the battle of Varna (1444), gave Poland the prestige of championing the Christian cause against the Muslim invaders.
A Polish uprising (Aug.-Oct., 1944) at Warsaw, organized by the resistance movement and controlled by the Polish government in exile in London, was crushed by the Germans while Soviet forces remained inactive outside Warsaw.
By the early 1960s Gomulka was tightening the party's hold on Poland; intellectual freedom was curbed, the church again was a target of government polemics, political rhetoric was infused with an anti-Semitic nationalistic fervor, and renewed attempts were made to have peasants join state groups.
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 (Poland: History of its Elective Democracy)
In 1572 Inquisition was banned in Poland, and from 1563 onwards the state ceased to execute sentences imposed by Church courts.
The process of reunification of Poland from the dynastic subdivisions of the Middle Ages, and the growth of the state through political unions, led to the gradual shift of the political center of gravity of the country.
With the reunification of Poland in 1918 the former chambers in the castle could not be quickly restored to a useable condition.
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The coalition collapsed in September when the leader of the leftist Self Defense party was expelled from the government for repeatedly criticizing its policies, but Self Defense rejoined the government in Oct., 2006, as it and the Law and Justice party sought to avoid new elections.
Poland's Communist past returned to haunt the Roman Catholic church in early 2007 when Stanisław Wielgus, who had been appointed archbishop of Warsaw, resigned before he was consecrated after it was revealed the he had collaborated with the secret police under Communist rule.
Poland's support for possibly basing U.S. antimissile facilities in its territory strained relations with Russia in early 2007.
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 Place:Lower Silesia, Poland - Genealogy
Dolny Śląsk is the northwestern part of the historic and geographic region of Silesia, Poland in southwestern Poland, located along the middle Odra River and organized as województwo dolnośląskie, with its capital at Wrocław, Poland.
In 1945 after World War II most of Lower Silesia was assigned to Poland by the Allies and reorganized into Wrocław Voivodship, Poland (1945-1975).
As a result of Local Government Reorganisation Act (1975) Poland's administration was reorganized into 49 voivodships, 4 of them in Lower Silesia: Jelenia Góra Voivodship, Poland, Legnica Voivodship, Poland, Wałbrzych Voivodship and Wrocław Voivodship (1975-1998).
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 Boleslaus III of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Boleslaus III the Wrymouth (Bolesław III Krzywousty) (1086 - 1138) was duke of Poland from 1102.
he was a son of son Ladislaus Herman of Poland and Judith of Bohemia.
The principle was quickly which began an almost 200 years period feudal dissolution in Poland.
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Vladislaus III of Varna (October 31, 1424 - November 10, 1444, Varna, Bulgaria) was King of Poland from 1434, and of Hungary from 1440, until his death at the Battle of Varna.
Władysław was the first-born son of Władysław II Jagiełło (Jogaila) of Poland and Sophia of Halshany (Zofia Holszańska).
Hungary was under a growing threat from Turkey, and some Polish magnates did not want to agree to the king of Poland also being the monarch of Hungary, while Elisabeth, widow of the deceased king of Hungary, Albert II Habsburg, attempted to keep the crown for her yet unborn child.
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 Ancestors and Family of Wladyslaw II the Exile of Cracow
Wladislaus II the Exile (Polish: Wladyslaw II Wygnaniec, also seen Wladislaus, Ladislaus, Ladislas or Vladislav) was the High-Duke of Poland (1138-1146).
In 1146 he was driven into exile by his younger brothers and died in Germany.
In 1163 the province of Silesia was granted to his sons by the Polish duke Boleslaus Kedzierzawy.
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 Ladislaus the Exile
Ladislaus the Exile (1105-1159), the eldest son of Boleslaus the Wrymouthed and under the latter's will the first sovereign prince.
In 1146, he won the support of the emperor Conrad III and turned against his brothers, but was defeated and banished.
In 1157, he supported the emperor Frederick Barbarossa's expedition against Poland, but he never recovered the throne of the senior prince.
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 Augusto Czartoryski (1858-1893), biography
Augusto Czartoryski was born on 2 August 1858 in Paris, France, the firstborn son to Prince Ladislaus of Poland and Princess Maria Amparo, daughter of the Duke and Queen of Spain.
Augusto already received spiritual direction from his tutor, Joseph Kalinsowski, who would later become a Carmelite, and who, before leaving for Carmel in 1877, wrote to Prince Ladislaus to suggest that it would be wise, considering the boy's love for God, to entrust him to the direction of a priest.
Although Prince Ladislaus was not present at the Ordination, a month later, joined by the entire family in Mentone, he reconciled himself with his son's decision and renounced his own dreams of prestige and nobility for Augusto.
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 Angelus, 19 June 2005
May the Year of the Eucharist which we are living in help the diocesan and parish communities to revive this capacity of going out to relieve the many forms of poverty in our world.
Today let us entrust the men, women and children who are living the plight of refugees to the motherly protection of Mary Most Holy who, together with her spouse, St Joseph and the Child Jesus experienced the bitterness of exile when Herod's senseless persecution obliged the Holy Family to flee to Egypt (Mt 2: 13-23).
During the solemn concelebration, three sons of that noble Nation were entered in the register of the Blesseds: Ladislaus Findysz, Bronislao Markiewicz and Ignatius Kłopotowski.
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 Czech Republic
2 Oct 1938 Tesin (Teschen) ceded to Poland.
Mar 1003 - 5 Sep 1004 Occupied by, or annexed to, Poland.
1716 - 13 Feb 1722 Franz Joseph Octavian Ladislaus (b.
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Married secondly in 1303 in Prague Princess Ryksa Elizabeth of Poland (*1288 Poznan,†1335 Brno, Moravia).
Married firstly in 1386 in Cracow Queen of Poland Saint Hedvig of Anjou (*1374 Buda,†1399 Cracow).
Married in 1576 in Cracow Queen Anna Jagiellonian of Poland (*1523 Cracow,†1596 Warsaw).
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 31st Generation (cont.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Alienor d'Aquitaine "Agnes, Maud" was born circa 1097 in Aquitaine région, France and married 1134 in Jaca, Spain.
Władysław Wygnaniec II, High Duke of Poland "Ladislaus the Exile" was born 1105 in Cracow, Poland, and married Agnes of Austria in 1125.
BIOGRAPHY: After his father's (Boleslaus III "The Wrymouth") death, Ladislaus, as his oldest son, became the High-Duke of Poland.
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 AllRefer.com - Poland : History : World War, Poland (Polish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Poland : History : World War, Poland (Polish Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
An underground resistance movement was organized, and a government in exile (led initially by General Wladyslaw Sikorski and later by Stanislaus Mikolajczyk) was established first in France and then in London.
At the Potsdam Conference (July–Aug., 1945), the sections of Prussia east of the Oder and Neisse rivers, including Gdansk and the southern part of East Prussia (altogether c.39,000 sq mi/101,010 sq km) were placed under Polish administration pending a general peace treaty.
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