Presentation on theme: "Klaipeda country. It was an ancient trade route used to transport amber from Baltic See to Italy. The raw was taken from the see in Poland, Lithuania."— Presentation transcript:
It was an ancient trade route used to transport amber from Baltic See to Italy. The raw was taken from the see in Poland, Lithuania and another European countries. The road lead throught the Klaipeda’s country seeside, Polish and other Slovenian lands. Trade was changing during ages and traders were going to many ancient cities (for example: to Krakow).
Jonas Karolis Chodkevicius came from Kretynga on Lithuania, and died during the Chocim battle with Turkey in 1621. He was Polish and Lithuanian military commander called Great Hetman and one of the best european army strategists in XVIIth century.
The November Uprising was in 1830-1831 and was the rebel against Russian Empire. Some battles took place in Palanga on Lithuania. Unfortunately, like all uprising they were defeat.
This family was polish-lithuanian magnats. Tyszkiewicze were very wealthy and influenced family. Members of race were treasures of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, generals, politicians and egyptologists. The crest of Tyszkiewicz family
Their property is scatterred in Europe but most of their goods are in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. Now in Tyszkiewicz Palace in Palenga, there is the museum of amber. Palace was build in XIXth century and the first owner was Feliks Tyszkiewicz.