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Selected most interesting historical facts of POLAND.

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Selected most interesting

The first
Polish ruler
was MIESZKO I
(960 – 992) His wife was DOBRAWA,
a Bohemian princess. 966 Mieszko I and his subjects
were baptized.
Historians recognize this date as the beginning of the Polish state. historical facts of POLAND. The first Polish king was BOLESŁAW CHROBRY.
During his reign, Poland was a rich and powerful country. KAZIMIERZ WIELKI
(1333-1370) built many cities and castles.
Established equal and fair rights for all. Introduced the same coin.
Took care of the development of science.
He founded Poland's first university. The Battle of Grunwald in 1410 was one of the largest battles in Medieval Europe and is regarded as the most important victory in the history of Poland, Belarus and Lithuania.
The Polish painter Jan Matejko,
immortalized it in his work. 1795-1918
Poland for 123 years
disappeared from the map of the World. 11 November 1918
Poland regained its independence. 1939 - 1945 WORLD WAR II Authorities in Poland
includes Marshal JÓZEF PIŁSUDSKI Polish soldiers fought
on many fronts of World War II
Many of them, just like my grandfather,
never returned to their homeland. Warsaw, Polish capital
was destroyed at 90% 90% After World War II,
Poland was not
a sovereign country.
The Communists took over
the power in the country. The adoption of the first
Polish constitution.
It is generally accepted
that the Constitution
of May 3,
was the first in Europe
and the second
in the world. 3 may 1791 May 1, 2004 Poland
was admitted to the European Union. In 1473 Nicolaus Copernicus- the famous Polish astronomer was born.
He formulated a heliocentric model of the universe which placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center. . On 31 of August 1980 Solidarity was founded.
It’s a Polish trade union federation
that emerged at the Gdańsk Shipyard
under the leadership of Lech Wałęsa.
It was the first non–communist party-controlled
trade union in a Warsaw Pact country. The Round Table Talks
began political changes in Poland. The Round Table Talks
between the government and the Solidarity-led opposition
led to elections in 1989.
By the end of August
a Solidarity-led coalition government
was formed
and in December 1990 Wałęsa
was elected President of Poland. He was born in Toruń.
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