Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, (also known as the Kingdom of Poland, or just Poland) was a dualistic state, a bi-confederati...
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Mar 27, 2008 ... ...... http://commonwealth.pl/ . The Polish--Lithuanian Commonwealth was one of the largest and most populous countri...
History of Poland (1569-1795)
The early modern era of Polish history follows the late Middle Ages. Historians use the term early modern to refer to the period beginning in approximately 1500 AD and lasting until around 1800.The Ni...
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History of Lithuania
The history of Lithuania dates back to settlements founded many thousands of years ago, but the first written record of the name for the country dates back to 1009 AD. Lithuanians, one of the Baltic p...
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History of Ukraine
The territory of Ukraine has been inhabited by Neanderthals for at least 44,000 years. Prehistoric Ukraine as part of the Pontic steppe has been an important factor in Eurasian cultural contact, inclu...
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History of Belarus
This article describes the history of Belarus. The Belarusian ethnos is traced at least as far in time as other East Slavs.Belarus, the name of the country comes from the archaic form in Belorussian '...
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Offices in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
This article discusses the organizational and administrative structure of the Polish–Lithuanian CommonwealthThe Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was a confederative aristocratic republic of the period 1...
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Golden Liberty
Golden Liberty (Latin: Aurea Libertas; Polish: Złota Wolność, Lithuanian: Auksinė laisvė), sometimes referred to as Golden Freedoms, Nobles' Democracy or Nobles' Commonwealth (Polish: ...
Renaissance in Poland
The Renaissance in Poland (Polish: Renesans, Odrodzenie; literally: the Rebirth) lasted from the late 15th to the late 16th century and is widely considered to have been the Golden Age of Polish c...
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Baroque in Poland
The Polish Baroque lasted from the early 17th to the mid-18th century. As with Baroque style elsewhere in Europe, Poland's Baroque emphasized the richness and triumphant power of contemporary art form...
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Enlightenment in Poland
The ideas of the Age of Enlightenment in Poland were developed later than in the Western Europe, as Polish bourgeoisie was weaker, and szlachta (nobility) culture (Sarmatism) together with the Polish-...
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Ukrainian Baroque
Ukrainian Baroque or Cossack Baroque or Mazepa baroque is an architectural style that emerged in Ukraine during the Hetmanate era, in the 17th and 18th centuries.Ukrainian Baroque is distinct from the...
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Historical demographics of Poland
The Poles come from different tribes living on territories belonging later to Poland in the early Middle Ages (see: Prehistory of Poland). The Poland's demography in the past was much more diverse tha...
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Warsaw Confederation
The Warsaw Confederation (January 28, 1573), an important development in the history of Poland and Lithuania that extended religious tolerance to nobility and free persons within the Polish-Lithuanian...
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Administrative division of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
The administrative division of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth was the result of the long and complicated history of the fragmentation of the Polish Kingdom and the union of Poland and Lithuani...
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Bukovina
Bukovina (Romanian: Bucovina; Ukrainian: Буковина Bukovyna; German and Polish: Bukowina; see also other languages) is a historical region in Central Europe, currently divided between Ukraine a...
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Lithuanian Wars of Independence
The Lithuanian Wars of Independence, also known as the Freedom Struggles (Lithuanian: Laisvės kovos), refer to three wars Lithuania fought defending its independence at the end of World War I: wit...
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Grand Duchy of Lithuania
The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state from the 13th century until 1795. It was founded by the Lithuanians, one of the polytheistic Baltic tribes from Aukštaitija. The duchy later expand...
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Neoclassical architecture in Poland
The Neoclassical architecture in Poland was centered in Warsaw under the reign of Stanisław August Poniatowski, while the modern concept of a single capital city was to some extent inapplicable in the...
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Lithuanian-Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
The Lithuanian–Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (LBSSR; Lithuanian: Lietuvos–Baltarusijos Tarybinė Socialistinė Respublika; Belarusian: Літоўска–Беларуская Савецкая Сацыялістычная Рэспуб...
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Baltic states under Soviet rule (1944-1991)
This article Baltic states under Soviet rule covers the period from the end of World War II in 1945, from sovietization onwards until independence was regained in 1991. The Baltic states were occupied...
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Belarus National Republic
The Belarusian People's Republic (Belarusian: Белару́ская Наро́дная Рэспу́бліка, [bʲeɫaˈruskaja naˈrodnaja rɛsˈpublʲika], transliterated as Bielaruskaja Narodnaja Respublika, BNR), historically re...
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Kingdom of Lithuania
The Kingdom of Lithuania was a Lithuanian monarchy which existed from 1251 to roughly 1263. King Mindaugas was the first and only crowned king of Lithuania. The status of a kingdom was lost after Mind...
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Occupation and annexation of the Baltic states by the Soviet Union (1944)
The Soviet Union reoccupied most of the territory of the Baltic states in its 1944 Baltic Offensive during World War II. The Red Army regained control over the three Baltic capitals but failed to cap...
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Carpatho-Ukraine
Carpatho-Ukraine (Ukrainian: Карпа́тська Украї́на, Karpats’ka Ukrayina, [kɐrˈpɑtsʲkɐ ukrɐˈjinɐ]) was an autonomous region within Czechoslovakia from late 1938 to March 15, 1939. It declared itself...
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Polish-Swedish wars
The Polish–Swedish Wars were a series of wars between the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and Sweden. Broadly construed, the term refers to a series of wars between 1563 and 1721. More narrowly, it ref...
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Partitions of Poland
The Partitions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth or the Partitions of Poland were a series of three partitions that took place towards the end of the 18th century and ended the existence of the Po...
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Polish-Muscovite War (1605-1618)
The Polish–Muscovite War (1605–1618), in Poland known as the Dimitriads, took place in the early seventeenth century as a sequence of military conflicts and eastward invasions carried out by the Polis...
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Sarmatism
"Sarmatism" (also, "Sarmatianism") is a term designating the dominant lifestyle, culture and ideology of the szlachta (nobility) of the Kingdom of Poland and later the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth f...
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Polish-Ottoman War (1633-1634)
Polish-Ottoman War of 1633–1634 refers to one of the many conflicts between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and Ottoman Empire and its vassals.
Mehmed Abazy was governor of the Ottoman province...