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Farther Pomerania (Hinterpommern) in yellow.
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Farther Pomerania or Further Pomerania (German: Hinterpommern; Polish: Pomorze Zachodnie) is the part of Pomerania east of the Oder River. Farther Pomerania is sometimes known as Upper Pomerania or Middle Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze Środkowe), as it is between Hither Pomerania and Gdańsk Pomerania. Image File history File links Achter-Pommeren. ... Image File history File links Achter-Pommeren. ... Historic Pomerania (outlined in yellow) on the background of modern country borders. ... The Oder River (Czech/Polish: Odra, German: Oder, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Western Pomerania. ... Eastern Pomerania (also Pomerelia, East Pomerania, GdaÅ„sk Pomerania, Vistula Pomerania) is a geographical and historical region in the east of Pomerania in northern Poland. ...

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Towns

Major towns of Farther Pomerania include:

  • Bytów (German: Bütow)
  • Darłowo (Rügenwalde)
  • Kołobrzeg (Kolberg)
  • Koszalin (Köslin)
  • Lębork (Lauenburg)
  • Słupsk (Stolp)
  • Stargard Szczeciński (Stargard in Pommern)
  • Szczecinek (Neustettin)

Bytow Castle Bytów is a town in Middle Pomerania region, northwestern Poland, with 17,700 inhabitants. ... Coat of arms. ... Kołobrzeg (pronounce: [kɔwɔbʒεg] ▶(?), Kashubian/Pomeranian: Kòłobrzeg, German: Kolberg) is a city in Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland with some 50,000 inhabitants (2000). ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Koszalin Koszalin [] (Kashubian and Pomeranian: Kòszalëno, German: Köslin [], Latin: Scurgum) is the biggest city of Middle Pomerania in north-western Poland. ... Lębork (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Lãbórg; German Lauenburg) is a town (town 1341) on the rivers Leba and Okalica in Middle Pomerania region, north-western Poland with some 37,000 inhabitants. ... Słupsk (pronounce: [swupsk], Kashubian/Pomeranian: Stolpsk; German: Stolp; Neo-pomeranian: La Corneuve ) is a city in Middle Pomerania region and the capital of the region, in north-western Poland with some 100,000 inhabitants. ... Stargard Szczeciński (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Stôrgard, German: Stargard in Pommern) is a town in Pomerania, northwestern Poland, with 73,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Szczecinek (Kashubian: Nowé Sztetëno, German: Neustettin) is a town in Middle Pomerania, north-western Poland with some 40,000 inhabitants. ...

History

Farther Pomerania was part of the territory of Pomeranians organised in various Pomeranian duchies. Pomeranians (Pomorzanie) are a group of Slavic tribes living in historical region of Pomerania along the shore of Baltic Sea between Oder and Vistula rivers. ...


Since 962 was a polish province of Mieszko I. In 992 lands were gifted by Mieszko I to the pope or (according to other sources) to sons of Mieszko I and Oda von Haldensleben. Reign ca. ... Events Boleslaus I becomes Duke of Poland Births Deaths February 1 - Jawhar as-Siqilli, Fatimid statesman May 25 - Mieszko I Borell II, Count of Barcelona Categories: 992 ... Reign ca. ... Reign ca. ... Oda von Haldensleben (sometimes Ote; before 978 - 1023) was daughter of the Margrave of the North March, Theoderich (or Dietrich). ...


After s a result of military campaign in 1116, 1119 and 1121 all lands of Pomerania was conquered by Bolesław III and divided into smaler parts: Events Baldwin I of Jerusalem undertakes an invasion of Egypt The modern book of separate pages stitched together is invented in China Construction starts on the Chennkesava temple The Aztecs leave Aztlán searching for the site of what will eventually become Tenochtitlán and later Mexico City Births Deaths... Events February 2 - Callixtus II becomes Pope August 20 - Henry I of England routes Louis VI at the Battle of Bremule. ... Events Concordat of Worms condemns Pierre Abélards writings on the Holy Trinity. ... BolesÅ‚aw III Wrymouth. ...

  • east lands with Gdańsk as a capital became a part of Poland with Bolesław III's direct rule;
  • Duchy of Słupsk and Sławno with duke Racibor I as a Poland's vassal state
  • and finaly Farther Pomerania with duke Warcisław I as Poland's vassal state .

Warcisław I became the founder of slavic Griffits dynasty that ruled here (as vassals of other countries) until 1637. GdaÅ„sk (IPA: ; German: , Kashubian: , Late Latin: ; older English Dantzig; also other languages) is the sixth-largest city in Poland, and also its principal seaport and the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... BolesÅ‚aw III Wrymouth. ... SÅ‚upsk (pronounce: [swupsk], Kashubian/Pomeranian: Stolpsk; German: Stolp; Neo-pomeranian: La Corneuve ) is a city in Middle Pomerania region and the capital of the region, in north-western Poland with some 100,000 inhabitants. ... SÅ‚awno (Polish: SÅ‚awno; German: Schlawe), is a town in Middle Pomerania region, north-western Poland with some 15,000 inhabitants. ... Slav, Slavic or Slavonic can refer to: Slavic peoples Slavic languages Slavic mythology Church Slavonic language Old Church Slavonic language Slav, a former Jewish settlement in the Gaza Strip. ... Events February 3 - Tulipmania collapses in Netherlands by government order February 15 - Ferdinand III becomes Holy Roman Emperor December 17 - Shimabara Rebellion erupts in Japan Pierre de Fermat makes a marginal claim to have proof of what would become known as Fermats last theorem. ...

Pomerania under the rule of last Griffits
Pomerania under the rule of last Griffits


Pomeranian Dukes managed lands on the both sides of Oder and therefore in different history periods were vassal's of (in probable chronological order): Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3009x2363, 3161 KB) Summary Map of Western Pomerania (Duchy of Pomerania) from the 17th century. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3009x2363, 3161 KB) Summary Map of Western Pomerania (Duchy of Pomerania) from the 17th century. ... The Oder (or Odra) River (German: Oder, Polish/Czech: Odra, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe (mostly in Poland). ... Look up vassal in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

After German vassalization, the region saw a huge influx of German settlers invited by the Pomeranian nobility to found towns and cultivate the countryside. Saxony may refer to several German states along the Elbe river: Old Saxony on the lower Elbe, the origin of the Saxon and Anglo-Saxon people, also known as the Duchy of Saxony The present federal state of Lower Saxony The present federal state of Saxony-Anhalt upstream from Lower... The Province of Brandenburg (German: ) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and the Free State of Prussia from 1815 to 1946. ... The Holy Roman Empire and from the 16th century on also The Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation was a political conglomeration of lands in Central Europe in the Middle Ages and the early modern period. ... Ostiedlung also known as Ostkolonisation or German eastward expansion, is a term used to refer to the eastward expansion of Germanic peoples into Slavic, Baltic, Romanian and Hungarian areas beginning in the twelfth century A.D. In German scholarship, it refers especially to the reassertion of Saxon authority over Sorbian...


By the 18th century, Farther Pomerania was linguistically:

  • in major cities German,
  • in rular areas Kashubian
  • slavic (mainly polish) in the areas of Leba and Lauenburg, strongly germanized by 1850.
  • After Potsdam Conference in 1945, Farther Pomerania became part of the territory of Poland, and most of the German population was (in many cases forcibly) expelled.

Kashubian is: one of the Kashubians the Kashubian language This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Łeba is the name of the river in Middle Pomerania, Poland, that goes to Łebsko lake and later on to Baltic sea. ... LÄ™bork (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Lãbórg; German Lauenburg) is a town (town 1341) on the rivers Leba and Okalica in Middle Pomerania region, north-western Poland with some 37,000 inhabitants. ... Clement Atlee, Harry Truman, Joseph Stalin at the Potsdam Conference, July 1945 The Potsdam Conference was held at Cecilienhof in Potsdam, Germany, from July 17 to August 2, 1945. ... Germans expelled from the Sudetenland // The flight and expulsion of Germans after World War II refers to the escape and mass deportation of people considered Germans (both Reichsdeutsche and Volksdeutsche) from Soviet-occupied areas of Europe during 1945 and in the first three years after World War II 1946-48. ...

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Majority of Farther Pomerania

West Pomeranian voivodship since 1999 West Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze Zachodnie, German: West Pommern; Latin Pomerania Occidentalis) or West Pomeranian Voivodship (Polish: województwo zachodniopomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in the northwestern part of Poland. ... The Brandenburg-Prussian state was formed in 1618 when the Duchy of Prussia came under the control of the Elector of Brandenburg (part of the Holy Roman Empire of German Nation). ... Pomerania and the other Provinces of Prussia in the German Empire. ... Szczecin Voivodeship Szczecin Voivodeship (1) (Polish: województwo szczeciÅ„skie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in the years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... Koszalin Voivodeship (2) (Polish: województwo koszaliÅ„skie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... Koszalin Voivodeship (2) (Polish: województwo koszaliÅ„skie) - a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by West Pomeranian Voivodeship. ... SÅ‚upsk Voivodeship SÅ‚upsk Voivodeship (Polish: województwo sÅ‚upskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland from 1975 to 1998, previously part of Szczecin Voivodeship (1945–1950) and Koszalin Voivodeship (1950–1975), superseded by Pomeranian Voivodeship (since 1999). ... Pomerania Voivodeship (Polish: województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodeship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania. ... Capital city Szczecin Area 22,896 km² Population (2004)  - Density 1,694,865 74/km² Powiats  - Urban counties  - Land counties 3 18 Communes 114 Administrative divisions: West Pomeranian Voivodeship (Polish: województwo zachodniopomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodeship in northwestern Poland. ...

Lębork and Bytów

Lębork (Lauenburg) and Bytów (Bütow) had a slightly different history: LÄ™bork (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Lãbórg; German Lauenburg) is a town (town 1341) on the rivers Leba and Okalica in Middle Pomerania region, north-western Poland with some 37,000 inhabitants. ... Bytow Castle Bytów is a town in Middle Pomerania region, northwestern Poland, with 17,700 inhabitants. ...

  • 1310 to Teutonic Knights (together with Pomerelia)
  • 1454 to Poland (Royal Prussia)
  • 1455 as a Polish fief administrated by dukes of Pomerania
  • 1637 after the extinction of the dukes of Pomerania, restored to Poland
  • 1657 as a Polish fief, administrated by electors of Brandenburg-Prussia
  • 1698 Prussians stopped recognizing Polish suzerainty over the towns
  • 1773 After the first Partition of Poland, included in the Province of Pomerania in the Kingdom of Prussia
  • 1945 restored to Poland

The Teutonic Knights or Teutonic Order (Ordo domus Sanctæ Mariæ Theutonicorum Ierosolimitanorum, Order of the Teutonic House of Mary in Jerusalem) is a German Roman Catholic religious order formed at the end of the 12th century in Acre in Palestine. ... Eastern Pomerania (also Pomerelia, East Pomerania, Gdansk Pomerania, Vistula Pomerania) is a geographical and historical region in the east of Pomerania in northern Poland. ... Map of Royal Prussia Royal Prussia (Polish: Prusy Królewskie, German: Königliches Preussen) was the western part of two parts of Prussia, which previously were governed as one Lands of the Teutonic Order. ... Historic Pomerania (outlined in yellow) on the background of modern country borders. ... The Brandenburg-Prussian state was formed in 1618 when the Duchy of Prussia came under the control of the Elector of Brandenburg (part of the Holy Roman Empire of German Nation). ... Suzerainty refers to a situation in which a region or people is a tributary to a more powerful entity which allows the tributary some limited domestic autonomy but controls its foreign affairs. ... Pomerania and the other Provinces of Prussia in the German Empire. ... Flag of Prussia (1894 - 1918) The Kingdom of Prussia existed from 1701 until 1918, and from 1871 was the leading kingdom of the German Empire, comprising in its last form almost two-thirds of the area of the Empire. ...

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