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    Poland THE JAGIELLON ERA, 1385-1572
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    Source: The Library of Congress Country Studies
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    Figure 2. Piast Poland, 966 to 1370

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    Fortress of Malbork, seat of grand masters of the Teutonic Knights in fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
    Courtesy Jean R. Tartter

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    Part of the old city wall of Kraków, established in the fourteenth century.
    Courtesy Ronald D. Bachman

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    Figure 3. Jagiellon Poland-Lithuania, Fifteenth Century

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    Figure 4. Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth from the Union of Lublin, 1569 to 1667

    The next major period was dominated by the union of Poland with Lithuania under a dynasty founded by the Lithuanian grand duke Jagiello. The partnership proved profitable for the Poles, who played a dominant role in one of the most powerful empires in Europe for the next three centuries.

    Data as of October 1992


    NOTE: The information regarding Poland on this page is re-published from The Library of Congress Country Studies. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Poland THE JAGIELLON ERA, 1385-1572 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Poland THE JAGIELLON ERA, 1385-1572 should be addressed to the Library of Congress.

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