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  1. After the death of Sigismund II Augustus in 1572, the King of Poland was elected by the Szlachta, a body composed of the Polish nobility, in a specially-called election sejm. Royal power was increasingly restricted by the Sejm, legislative body of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

    War of the Polish Succession - Wikipedia

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  2. History of Transnistria - Wikipedia

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    While there were some Moldavian military incursions beyond the Dniester in the 15th century, the earliest written evidence of Moldavian settlement beyond the Dnister dates from the 16th century: a 1541 letter written by Suleiman the Magnificent to Polish Sigismund II Augustus says that some of his Moldavian subjects plundered Tighina and ...

  3. War of the Polish Succession - Wikipedia

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    1 day ago · After the death of Sigismund II Augustus in 1572, the King of Poland was elected by the Szlachta, a body composed of the Polish nobility, in a specially-called election sejm. Royal power was increasingly restricted by the Sejm, legislative body of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

    • 10 October 1733 – 3 October 1735, (1 year, 11 months, 3 weeks and 2 days)
    • Treaty of Vienna, Augustus III ascends the throne, Bourbon and Habsburg territorial gains