Vytautas (c. 1350 – October 27, 1430), also known as Vytautas the Great (Lithuanian: Vytautas Didysis (help · info), Polish: Witold Kiejstutowicz, Witold Aleksander or Witold Wielki Ruthenian: Vitovt, Latin: Alexander Vitoldus, Old German: Wythaws or Wythawt) from the 15th century onwards, was a ruler of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, which chiefly encompassed the Lithuanians and Ruthenians.
History. The Order was instituted in 1930 to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas the Great.The badge of the Order, struck in pre-war Lithuania, was designed by a Lithuanian artist, Jonas Burba.
Vytautas the Great Bridge, also known as Aleksotas Bridge before 1930 and from 1940 until 23 February 2008, crosses the Nemunas River to connect Aleksotas and Old Town in Kaunas, Lithuania. Its length exceeds 256 meters, and its width is of 16 meters. The means of payment for the building of the bridge was arranged back in 1927.
The Vytautas the Great War Museum (Lithuanian: Vytauto Didžiojo karo muziejus) is a museum in Kaunas, Lithuania. It was built in Art Deco and early functionalism style. Originally it was established in 1921 but later it was decided to move to a larger location.
Church of Vytautas the Great or the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Lithuanian: Vytauto Didžiojo bažnyčia) is a Roman Catholic church in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania, and is one of the oldest churches in the city and an important example of Gothic architecture in Lithuania
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The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state that lasted from the 13th century to 1795, when the territory was partitioned among the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia and Austria. The state was founded by the Lithuanians , a polytheistic Baltic tribe from Aukštaitija .
Vytautas Landsbergis was born in Kaunas, Lithuania. His father was the famous architect Vytautas Landsbergis-Žemkalnis and his mother, ophthalmologist Dr. Ona Jablonskytė-Landsbergienė in 1944 sheltered a Jewish teenager in the family home.
Top: Kaunas Castle Middle left: Hoose o Perkūnas, right: Kaunas ceety haw The 3rd row: Kaunas lagoon Bottom left: Vytautas the Great War Museum, right: Kirk o Saunt Michael the Archangel.
Vytautas sustiprino savo hegemoniją Pskove ir Naugarde. Remdamas nuo Maskvos nepriklausomas rusų bei rusėnų kunigaikštystes, Vytautas sudarė sutartis su Tverės , Riazanės ir Pronsko (1430) kunigaikščiais. Racionžo taika 1404 m. Vytautas vėl pripažino Ordinui Žemaitiją, tačiau konfliktas dėl jos ruseno toliau. 1407 m.