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  1. Maria of Vitebsk - Wikipedia

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    Maria of Vitebsk (died before 1349) was the first wife of Algirdas, future Grand Duke of Lithuania (marriage took place around 1318). Very little is known about her life. The only child of a Russian prince Yaroslav, Maria was the only heir to the Principality of Vitebsk

  2. Maria Yaroslavna of Vitebsk (c1300-c1348) | Familypedia | Fandom

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    Maria Yaroslavna of Vitebsk was born circa1300 in Vitebsk, Vitebsk Voblast, Belarus and died circa1348 of unspecified causes. She married Algirdas (1296-1377) circa1318 JL . Maria Yaroslavna of Vitebsk (died before 1349) was the first wife of Algirdas, future Grand Duke of Lithuania (marriage took place around 1318). Very little is known about her life. The only child of a Russian prince ...

    • 1300 Vitebsk, Vitebsk Voblast, Belarus
    • Algirdas (1296-1377)
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    • 1318
  3. Vitebsk - Wikipedia

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    Vitebsk, or Viciebsk (Belarusian: Ві́цебск, Łacinka: Viciebsk, pronounced [ˈvʲitsʲepsk]; Russian: Витебск, pronounced [ˈvʲitʲɪpsk]), is a city in Belarus. The capital of the Vitebsk Region , it has 366,299 inhabitants, making it the country's fourth-largest city.

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  4. princess Maria Anna Yaroslavna of Vitebsk (c.1300 - 1349 ...

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    Maria of Vitebsk (died before 1349) was the first wife of Algirdas, future Grand Duke of Lithuania (marriage took place around 1318).. Very little is known about her life. The only child of a Russian prince Yaroslav, Maria was the only heir to the Principality of Viteb

  5. maria of vitebsk : definition of maria of vitebsk and ...

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    Maria of Vitebsk (died before 1349) was the first wife of Algirdas, future Grand Duke of Lithuania (marriage took place around 1318). Very little is known about her life. The only child of a Russian prince Yaroslav, Maria was the only heir to the Principality of Vitebsk

  6. In January 1991, Vitebsk celebrated the first Marc Chagall Festival. In June 1992, a monument to Chagall was erected on his native Pokrovskaja street and a memorial inscription placed on the wall of his house. Since 1992, Vitebsk has been hosting the annual Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, an international art festival. The main participants are ...

  7. Slavianski Bazaar Vitebsk 2011 Maria Romania - YouTube

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    Jul 17, 2011 · Maria Paulet in the Contest Day 2 of Slavianski Bazaar Vitebsk 2011, with the National Orchestra of Belarus, singing "Pozdno", a song originally by Natalya Podolskaya.

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    • Maria Daniela Paulet
  8. Lithuania Church Records - FamilySearch Wiki

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    According to the 2011 census, the predominant religion in Lithuania is Christianity, with the largest confession being that of the Catholic Church (about 77% of the population). There are smaller groups of Orthodox Christians, Evangelical Lutherans, members of Reformed churches, other Protestants, Jews and Muslims as well as people of other religions. The first census in independent Lithuania, in 1923, established the fallowing religious distribution: Catholic — 85.7 per cent; Jews — 7.7 per cent; Protestant — 3.8 per cent; Greek Orthodox — 2.7 per cent. The Catholic Churchhas claimed the adherence of the majority of Lithuanians since the Christianization of Lithuania in the 14th and 15th centuries. Lithuania kept its Catholic identity under the Russian Empire and later under the Soviet Union when some Catholic priests led the resistance against the Communist regime, which is commemorated in the Hill of Crosses near Šiauliai, a shrine to the anti-communist resistance. The center of...

    Different denominations, different time periods, and practices of different record keepers will effect how much information can be found in the records. This outline will show the types of details which mightbe found (best case scenario):

    Writing to a Local Parish

    To locate the mailing address or e-mail address for a local parish, consult: 1. The Catholic Directory: Lithuania 2. Google Maps search results for Catholic churches in LithuaniaBe sure to scroll through all the pages. There will be several pages with 20 entries each.

    Historical Background

    The Catholic Church in Lithuania is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome. Lithuania has the highest density of Catholics of all the Baltic states: there are two million Catholics, which is 79% of the total population (2002). The country is divided into eight dioceses including two archdioceses and a military ordinariate. In 2007 there were 779 Catholic priests and 677 parishes. Catholicism has been the majority denomination since the Christ...

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    1. Google Maps search results for Lutheran churches in Lithuania

    Historical Background

    Lutheranism in Lithuania dates back to the 16th century, when it came mainly from the neighboring German-controlled areas of Livonia and East Prussia. A Synod in Vilnius united the church in 1557. The parish network covered nearly all of the Grand Duchy, with district centers in Vilnius, Kedainai, Biržai, Slucke, Kojdanove and Zabludove later Izabeline. The majority of Prussian Lithuanians living in East Prussia and in Memelland (since 1945 the Klaipėda Region of Lithuania) belonged to the Ev...

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    1. Google Maps search results for Reformed churches in Lithuania

    Historical Background

    The Lithuanian Evangelical Reformed Church is a historic denomination which was founded in 1557. In the second half of the 16th century, the Unitarians separated. The denomination has over 7,000 members in 14 congregations. The church is a member of the World Communion of Reformed Churches and the World Reformed Fellowship.

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    1. Google Maps search results for Orthodox churches in Lithuania 2. St. Vardan Armenian Apostolic Church

    Historical Background

    Eastern Orthodoxyclaims 4.1% of the population, mainly from the Russian minority. Orthodox Christianity is the first form of Christianity to arrive in Lithuania, with the marriage of Algirdas to Maria of Vitebsk and the martyrdom of Ss. Anthony, John, and Eustathius of Vilnius. The church founded by Maria of Vitebsk, St. Paraskevi Church, is the oldest continuously existing Christian congregation in the country and the only Orthodox church in Lithuania fully worshiping in the Lithuanian langu...

  9. Maria de Vítebsk - Viquipèdia, l'enciclopèdia lliure

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    Maria de Vítebsk (morta abans de 1349) va ser la primera dona de Algirdas, futur Gran Duc de Lituània, el matrimoni va tenir lloc prop de 1318. Se'n sap molt poc sobre la seva vida. Era l'única filla del príncep Iaroslavl, i per tant era l'única hereva del Principat de Vítebsk.

  10. Russian Foreign Ministry sees attempts to interfere in ...

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    Maria Zakharova noted that the Russian Federation Ministry of Foreign Affairs had noticed unprecedented pressure of some foreign partners on Belarusian authorities. “We are tracking clear ...