History of Pomerania
The history of Pomerania, an area in modern-day Germany and Poland, dates back more than 10,000 years. The name Pomerania comes from Slavic po more, which means Land at the Sea.Settlement in the area ...
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Early history of Pomerania
After the glaciers of the Ice Age in the Early Stone Age withdrew from Pomerania, in what are now northern Germany and Poland, they left a tundra. First humans appeared, hunting reindeer in the summer...
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Pomerania during the Early Middle Ages
The southward movement of Germanic tribes during the migration period had left Pomerania largely depopulated by the 7th century. Between 650 and 850 AD, West Slavic tribes settled in Pomerania. The tr...
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Pomerania during the High Middle Ages
Pomerania during the High Middle Ages covers the History of Pomerania in the 12th and 13th centuries.The early 12th century Obodrite, Polish, Saxon, and Danish conquests resulted in vassalage and Chri...
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Pomerania during the Late Middle Ages
Pomerania during the Late Middle Ages covers the History of Pomerania in the 14th and 15th centuries.The Duchy of Pomerania gained the Principality of Rugia after two wars with Mecklenburg, the Lands ...
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Pomerania during the Early Modern Age
Pomerania during the Early Modern Age covers the History of Pomerania in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.The name Pomerania comes from Slavic po more, which means Land at the Sea.The Duchy of Pomer...
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History of Pomerania (1806-1933)
History of Pomerania (1806–1933) covers the History of Pomerania (German: Pommern, Polish: Pomorze) from the early 19th century until the rise of Nazi Germany.The name Pomerania comes from Sla...
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History of Pomerania (1933-1945)
History of Pomerania (1933–45) covers the History of Pomerania before and during World War II.The name Pomerania comes from Slavic po more, which means Land at the Sea.In 1933, the German Province of ...
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History of Pomerania (1945-present)
History of Pomerania (1945–present) covers the History of Pomerania (German: Pommern, Polish: Pomorze) during World War II aftermath, the Communist and since 1989 Democratic era.After the post...
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Duchy of Pomerania
The Duchy of Pomerania (German: Herzogtum Pommern, Polish: Księstwo Pomorskie, 12th century – 1637) was a duchy in Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea, ruled by dukes of the Hous...
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Kashubians
Kashubians (Kashubian: Kaszëbi; Polish: Kaszubi; German: Kaschuben) also spelled as Kaszubians, Kassubians, Cassubians, Cashubes or Kashubs, and formerly known as Kashubes, are a West Slav...
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Principality of Rügen
The Principality of Rügen (German: Fürstentum Rügen) was a Danish principality consisting of the island of Rügen and the adjacent mainland from 1168 until 1325. It was governed by a local dynasty ...
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Royal Prussia
Royal Prussia (Polish: Prusy Królewskie; German: Königlich-Preußen or Preußen Königlichen Anteils) or Polish Prussia (Polish: Prusy Polskie; German: Polnisch-Preußen) was a Polish province con...
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West Prussia
West Prussia (German: Westpreußen; Kashubian: Zôpadné Prësë; Polish: Prusy Zachodnie) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia from 1773–1824 and 1878–1919/20 which was created...
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Lands of Schlawe and Stolp
The Lands of Schlawe and Stolp (German: Länder Schlawe und Stolp) or Land of Słupsk-Sławno (Polish: Ziemia Słupsko-Sławieńska) are a historical region in Pomerania, centered on the towns of Sł...
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Rugard
The Rugard, at 91 m above sea level (NN), is the highest elevation in the central region of the German Baltic Sea island of Rügen. This push end moraine was formed in the last ice age a...
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Battle of Stralsund (1809)
The Battle of Stralsund on 31 May 1809 was a battle during the War of the Fifth Coalition, part of the Napoleonic Wars, between Ferdinand von Schill's freikorps and Napoleonic forces in Stralsund. In ...
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Thomas Kantzow
Thomas Kantzow (died 1542) was a chronicler in the Duchy of Pomerania. He studied at the universities of Rostock and Wittenberg, and was a secretary of the Pomeranian dukes. His manuscripts, rediscove...
Regierungsbezirk Stralsund
The Region of Stralsund (German: Regierungsbezirk Stralsund, i.e. "government region of Stralsund") belonged to the Prussian Province of Pomerania and existed from 1818 to 1932.
The Regierungs...
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Draheim
Draheim (German: Starostei Draheim) or Drahim (Polish: Starostwo Drahimskie) was a starostwo (crown territory) of the Polish kingdom from the 15th century. Pawned to Brandenburg-Prussia in 16...
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Treaty of Soldin (1309)
The Treaty of Soldin (German: Vertrag von Soldin) was signed on 13 September 1309 at Soldin (Myślibórz) by Waldemar, Margrave of Brandenburg-Stendal, and the Teutonic Order. In 1308 the Order had ...
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Ducal Castle, Szczecin
The Ducal Castle in Szczecin, Poland, was the seat of the dukes of Pomerania-Stettin of the House of Pomerania (Griffins), who ruled the Duchy of Pomerania from 1121 to 1637.
Barnim the Great of P...
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Battle of Warksow
The Battle of Warksow on Rügen was a battle in the Swedish-Brandenburg War that took place on 8 January [O.S. 18 January] 1678. Swedish forces defeated an allied army composed mainly...
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Province of Pomerania (1653–1815)
The Province of Pomerania (1653–1815) was a province of Brandenburg-Prussia, the later Kingdom of Prussia. After the Thirty Years' War, the province consisted of Farther Pomerania. Subsequently, the L...
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Types of megalithic monuments in northeastern Germany
The various types of megalithic monuments in northeastern Germany were last compiled by Ewald Schuldt in the course of a project to excavate megalithic tombs from the Neolithic Era, which was conducte...
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Margrave Albert Frederick of Brandenburg-Schwedt
Albert Frederick, Prince of Prussia, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt (24 January 1672 in Berlin – 21 June 1731 at Friedrichsfelde Palace), was a Lieutenant General in the army of the Electorate of Bra...
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