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Encyclopedia > Greater Poland Uprising 1846

Greater Poland Uprising of 1846 (Polish: powstanie wielkopolskie 1846 roku) was a planned military insurrection of the Polish people in the Greater Poland region against the occupying Prussian forces, designed to be a part of the all-Polish uprising in the 3 partitions of Poland, against the Russians, Austrians and Prussians. 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Greater Poland (also Great Poland; Polish: Wielkopolska, German: Grosspolen, Latin: Polonia Maior) is one of the historical regions of Poland. ...

Because the other insurrections failed and the leaders of the underground organization were arrested by the Prussian authorities, no serious military hostilities occurred in this year.

Famous insurgents

Władysław Niegolewski (1819-1885) was a Polish liberal politician and member of parliament, insurgent in Greater Poland Uprising 1846, Greater Poland Uprising 1848 and January Uprising 1863, cofounder of Central Economic Society (TCL) in 1861 and Peoples Libraries Society (CTG) in 1880. ... 1819 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Greater Poland Uprising of 1848 (Polish: powstanie wielkopolskie 1848 roku) was a military insurrection of the Polish people in the Grand Duchy of Poznań (or the Greater Poland region) against the occupying Prussian forces, during the Spring of Nations period. ... 1863 - Polonia, oil on canvas, 1864, 156 x 232 cm, National Museum in Kraków. ... The Central Economic Society for the Grand Duchy of Poznań (Polish: Centralne Towarzystwo Gospodarcze dla Wielkiego Księstwa Poznańskiego) was an social-economic organization of Polish landowners in Greater Poland region (at this time called the Grand Duchy of Poznań established at the meeting on 21-22 February 1861 as a... Peoples Libraries Society (Polish: Towarzystwo Czytelni Ludowych, TLC) was an educational society established in 1880 for the Prussian partition of Poland (active in the regions of Greater Poland or the Grand Duchy of Poznan, Pomerania, West Prussia, and Silesia). ... Edmund Taczanowski (1822-1879), married to Aniela Baranowska; Prussian-Polish general, member of the Taczanowski magnate dynasty and Lord of the estate of Choryn in Poznan who led an early Polish revolt in 1843 and participated in the Greater Poland Uprising 1846. ... 1822 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Garibaldi in 1866 Giuseppe Garibaldi (July 4, 1807 – June 2, 1882) was an Italian patriot and soldier of the Risorgimento. ... Italian unification, also known as Risorgimento (resurrection), was a historical process by which the Kingdom of Sardinia (ruled by the Savoy dynasty with Turin as its capital) gradually conquered the Italian peninsula, including the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, the Duchy of Modena, the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the Duchy...

The Greater Poland Uprisings

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