Amścislaŭ (Belarusian: Амсьці́слаў, Мсьці́слаў; Russian: Мстиславль; sometimes Mstislavl) is a town in Belarus, Mahiloŭ Province.
Amścislaŭ was first mentioned in a manuscript dating from 1156. It was initially included within the Principality of Smolensk, but had become the capital of the Principality of Mstislavl by 1180. Until the Partitions of Poland in 1772, the town was part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Mścisław Voivodship. Events Establishment of the Carmelite Order Hogen Rebellion in Japan January 20 - According to legend, freeholder Lalli slays English crusader Bishop Henry with an axe on the ice of the lake Köyliönjärvi in Finland. ... A view of Smolensk in 1912 Smolensk (Russian: Ð¡Ð¼Ð¾Ð»ÐµÐ½ÑÐº;, Belarusian: Ð¡Ð¼Ð°Ð»ÐµÐ½ÑÐº) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54. ... Events April 13 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen Charter November 18 - France Emperor Antoku succeds Emperor Takakura as emperor of Japan Afonso I of Portugal is taken prisoner by Ferdinand II of Leon Artois is annexed by France Prince Mochihito amasses a large army and instigates the Genpei War between... The Partitions of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Polish RozbiÃ³r or Rozbiory Polski, Lithuanian Padalijimas) happened in the 18th century and ended the existence of a sovereign state of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. ... 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Mscislaw Voivodship (Polish: WojewÃ³dztwo MÅcisÅawskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth) since 15th century till the partitions of Poland in 1795. ...
Pyotr Mstislavets is believed to have been born in Amścislaŭ. Pyotr Timofeyevich Mstislavets (Timofeyev) (Пётр Тимофеевич Мстиславец (Тимофеев) in Russian) (? - ?) was a Russian printer and Ivan Fedorovs associate. ...
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