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Historical division of Masovia
Historical division of Masovia

Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze) is a geographical and historical region situated in central Poland with its capital at Warsaw. The region has also been known in Latin as Mazovia. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3130x3071, 912 KB) w:masovia File links The following pages link to this file: Masovia Mazowsze Voivodship (1526-1795) ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (3130x3071, 912 KB) w:masovia File links The following pages link to this file: Masovia Mazowsze Voivodship (1526-1795) ... This is a list of major historical regions of Central Europe. ... Warsaw (Polish Warszawa, (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...


History

Masovia was probably conquered by Duke Mieszko I of the Polans, the first historical ruler of Poland in the 10th century. During the chaos following the death of Mieszko II in 1034 and the subsequent invasion by the Bohemians, it split temporarily from Poland under an independent ruler. It was then subdued by Kazimierz I in 1039 with help from Ruthenian units. Following the fragmentation of Poland after the death of Bolesław III Masovia was governed by his son Bolesław IV, the later high-duke of Poland, and other dukes of Masovia from the local branch of the Piast dynasty. Masovia was not incorporated into the Polish kingdom until the death of the last regional duke in 1526. Reign From c. ... Polans (western) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... As a means of recording the passage of time, the 10th century was that century which lasted from 901 to 1000. ... Reign From 1025 until 1031 Coronation On December 25, 1025 in Gniezno Cathedral, Poland Royal House Piast Coat of Arms Orzeł Piastowski Parents Bolesław I Chrobry Emnilda Consorts Ryksa Children with Ryksa Boleslaw Zapomiany Kazimierz I Odnowiciel Gertruda Date of Birth 990 Place of Birth  ? Date of Death May 10... Events April 11 - Empress Zoe of Byzantium marries her chamberlain and elevates him to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael IV. Franche-Comté becomes subject to the Holy Roman Empire. ... Bohemian F.C. (Irish: An Cumann Peile Bóithéimeach) is an Irish football club playing in the Football League of Ireland. ... Kazimierz I the Restorer. ... Events June 4 - Henry III becomes King of Germany. ... Ruthenians is a name that has been applied to different ethnic groups at different times; for an explanation of the reasons for this, see Ruthenia. ... BolesÅ‚aw III Wrymouth. ... BolesÅ‚aw IV the Curly. ... Seal of the Duchy of Masovia. ... The Piast dynasty is a line of Kings and dukes that ruled Poland from its beginnings as an independent state up to 1370. ... Events January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ...


Following the partitions of Poland of the 18th century, Masovia became part of Congress Poland in 1815 and the Imperial Russia in 1831. In 1918 Masovia was included within the newly formed Second Polish Republic. The Partitions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, commonly known as the Partitions of Poland (Polish: Rozbiór Polski or Rozbiory Polski; Lithuanian: Padalijimas) took place in the 18th century and ended the existence of the sovereign Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Kingdom of Poland 1815-31 The Congress Poland is an unofficial term for the Kingdom of Poland (1815-1831), a political entity that was created out of the Duchy of Warsaw at the Congress of Vienna in 1815, when European powers reorganised Europe following the Napoleonic wars. ... The Battle of New Orleans 1815 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Imperial Russia is the term used to cover the period of history from the expansion of Russia under Peter the Great, through the expansion of the Russian Empire from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean, to the deposal of Nicholas II of Russia, the last tsar, at the start... 1831 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Second Polish Republic 1921-1939 The Second Polish Republic is an unofficial name applied to the Republic of Poland between World War I and World War II. When the borders of the state were fixed in 1921, it had an area of 388. ...


In 1999 the Masovian Voivodship was created as one of 16 administrative regions of Poland. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Coat of arms of Masovian Voivodship Flag of Masovian Voivodship Masovian voivodship since 1999 The Masovian Voivodship (in Polish województwo mazowieckie) is the largest and most populous of the sixteen Polish administrative regions or voivodships created in 1999. ... The voivodship (Polish: województwo) has been a second-level administrative unit in Poland since the 14th century. ...


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Masovia (243 words)
Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze) is a geographical and historical region situated in central Poland with its capital at Warsaw.
Masovia was probably conquered by Duke Mieszko I of the Polans, the first historical ruler of Poland in the 10th century.
Masovia was not incorporated into the Polish kingdom until the death of the last regional duke in 1526.
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