Warsaw (Pol. Warszawa)
- Barbara Przybyszewska-Jarminska
- and Zofia Chechlińska
Capital city of Poland. Before 1526 it was the residence of the dukes of Mazovia and from 1596 the kings of Poland. It was taken by the Swedes in 1655–6 and 1702 and the Russians in 1794, passed to Prussia in 1795, and became part of Napoleon's Duchy of Warsaw from ...