Presentation on theme: "966 – Baptism of Poland 1000 – Congress of Gniezno 1333 – coronation of Kazimierz Great 1364 – beginning of Jagiellonian University 1410 – Battle of Grunwald."— Presentation transcript:
966 – Baptism of Poland 1000 – Congress of Gniezno 1333 – coronation of Kazimierz Great 1364 – beginning of Jagiellonian University 1410 – Battle of Grunwald 1543 – publication of On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres by Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikołaj Kopernik)
1683 – The Battle of Vienna The First Partition of Poland 1779 – The Second Partition of Poland 1795 – The Third Partition of Poland 1797 – writing lyrics of Mazurek Dąbrowskiego, national anthem of Poland, penned by Józef Wybicki – November Uprising – January Uprising 1914 – 1918 – World War I 1920 – Battle of Warsaw - Miracle at the Vistula
1919, 1920, 1921 – Silesian Uprisings – World War II 1989 – Polish Round Table Agreement 2004 – join to UE
In 966 prince Mieszko I has received the baptism. It was the beginning of Christianization of Poland. The Congress of Gniezno was in It was a meeting between polish duke Bolesław I Chrobry and Emperor Otto III.
Battle of Grunwald was on 15 July 1410, during the Polish-Lithuanian-Teutonic War. Battle of Grunwald is one of the biggest battles of Middle Ages. Poland and Lithuania have won this battle.
The First Partition of Poland was decided on August 5, 1772 (Russia, Prussia, Austria) The Second Partition of Poland was decided on January 23, 1793 (Russia, Prussia) The Third Partition of Poland took place on October 24, 1795 (Russia, Prussia, Austria)
The Silesian Uprisings were three uprisings in 1919, 1920 and They were on Upper Silesia. They were in order to join to Poland.
World War II has begun by September Campaign. September Campaign was an invasion of Poland by Germany, the Soviet Union and Slovakia. In World War II was 50 million to over 70 million fatalities. In Second World War 16% of polish population has died.
The history of Poland from 1944 to 1989 was a period of Soviet Communist dominance. Martial law was introduced to Poland on December, 13, 1981 by generals Czesław Kiszczak and Wojciech Jaruzelski. There were ration stamps to food and other commodities. There was Polish Round Table Agreement in 1989.
In 2004 ten countries: Poland, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia joined the European Union.