History of Poland

  • 966

    Baptism of Poland 966r.

    Baptism of Poland 966r.
  • 1025

    Coronation of the first king of Poland 1025r.

     Coronation of the first king of Poland 1025r.
  • 1138

    Period of division of Poland into separate feudal districts 1138r. - 1320r.

  • 1320

    End of the division and coronation of Władysław Łokietek1320r.

      End of the division and coronation of Władysław Łokietek1320r.
  • 1364

    The first university in Poland, among first ones in Europe, Cracow Academy. Now - Jagiellonian University in Cracow 1364r.

    The first university in Poland, among first ones in Europe, Cracow Academy. Now - Jagiellonian University in Cracow 1364r.
  • 1370

    Death of Kazimierz Wielki - the last king of the Piast dynasty 1370r.

     Death of Kazimierz Wielki - the last king of the Piast dynasty 1370r.
  • 1385

    Signing the Union between Poland and Lithuania in Krewo1385r.

    Signing the Union between Poland and Lithuania in Krewo1385r.
  • 1410

    Battle at Grunwald1410r.

      Battle at Grunwald1410r.
  • 1466

    Reclaiming the access to the Baltic Sea1466r.

     Reclaiming the access to the Baltic Sea1466r.
  • 1543

    Revolutionary astronomical research by Nicolaus Copernicus 1543r.

      Revolutionary astronomical research by Nicolaus Copernicus 1543r.
  • 1569

    Golden age in Polish history:1507 - 1572

       Golden age in Polish history:1507 - 1572
  • Century of wars XVII w.

     Century of wars XVII w.
  • Last free election in Poland 1764r.

     Last free election in Poland 1764r.
  • Proclamation of the Constitution of the Third of May 1791r.

     Proclamation of the Constitution of the Third of May 1791r.
  • Three Partitions of Poland: 1772r., 1793r., 1795r.

    Three Partitions of Poland: 1772r., 1793r., 1795r.
  • Józef Wybicki writes "Mazurek Dąbrowskiego", the national anthem of Poland - 1797r.

    Józef Wybicki writes "Mazurek Dąbrowskiego", the national anthem of Poland - 1797r.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte proclaims "Księstwo Warszawskie" (Duchy of Warsaw) - 1807r.

     Napoleon Bonaparte proclaims "Księstwo Warszawskie" (Duchy of Warsaw) - 1807r.
  • Listopadowe Uprising (November Uprising)- 1830r.

      Listopadowe Uprising (November Uprising)- 1830r.
  • Styczniowe Uprising (January Uprising) - 1863r.

    Styczniowe Uprising (January Uprising) - 1863r.
  • Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry for Maria Skłodowska-Curie:- 1903r., 1911r.

     Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry for Maria Skłodowska-Curie:- 1903r., 1911r.
  • Nobel Prize in literature for Henryk Sienkiewicz - 1905r.

     Nobel Prize in literature for Henryk Sienkiewicz - 1905r.
  • Poland regains the independence - 1918r.

    Poland regains the independence - 1918r.
  • Battle of Warsaw - 1920r.

    Battle of Warsaw - 1920r.
    One of the most important battles in Europe against the Red Army
  • Construction of harbour and port in Gdynia - 1923r.

     Construction of harbour and port in Gdynia - 1923r.
  • Nobel Prize in literature for Władysław Reymont- 1924r.

     Nobel Prize in literature for Władysław Reymont- 1924r.
  • Outbreak of World War II- 1939r.

      Outbreak of World War II- 1939r.
  • Warsaw Uprising - 1944r.

     Warsaw Uprising  - 1944r.
  • Strikes and political protests in the shipyards- 1970r.

      Strikes and political protests in the shipyards- 1970r.
  • John Paul II the pope from Poland- 1978r.

      John Paul II the pope from Poland- 1978r.
  • Strikes and political protests in the mines - 1981r.

     Strikes and political protests in the mines - 1981r.
  • Declaration of the Martial Law in Poland- 1981r. - 1983r.

     Declaration of the Martial Law in Poland- 1981r. - 1983r.
  • Polish leader Lech Wałęsa - laureate of Nobel Peace Prize- 1983r.

      Polish leader Lech Wałęsa - laureate of Nobel Peace Prize- 1983r.
  • Polish Round Table Agreement- 1989r.

      Polish Round Table Agreement- 1989r.
  • First free presidential election in a free country of Poland- 1990r.

      First free presidential election in a free country of Poland- 1990r.