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Poland [Polish Republic] (Pol. Rzeczpospolita Polska)locked

  • Katarzyna Morawska,
  • Zygmunt M. Szweykowski,
  • Zofia Chechlińska,
  • Adrian Thomas,
  • Jan Stęszewski
  •  and Krzystof Ćwiżewicz

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Country in eastern Europe. Christianity was introduced in the late 10th century, and in 1025 Bolesław I became the country’s first king. With the death of Bolesław III (1138) the kingdom was divided into principalities and was threatened by outside powers, but it was reunited in the 14th century by Wladisław I and his son Kasimir the Great. By the Union of Lublin (...

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