Gustavus signed an alliance with Bogislaw XIV, Duke of Pomerania, securing his interests in Pomerania against the Catholic Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, another Baltic competitor linked to Ferdinand by family and religion. The Smolensk War is considered a separate but related part of the Thirty Years' War.
- 23 May 1618 – 15 May 1648, (29 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, and 1 day)
- Peace of Westphalia, Habsburg pre-eminence in Europe curtailed, Eradication of Protestantism in much of the Habsburg Monarchy, Shift from religious to dynastic wars;, Confirmation of Dutch independence and Swedish control of the Baltic
History. At the time of the Reformation Pomerania within the Holy Roman Empire (Duchy of Pomerania) consisted of three separate states, the two branch duchies of Pomerania-Stettin (capital: Stettin, renamed as Szczecin as of 1945) and Pomerania-Wolgast (capital: Wolgast) as well as of the secular principality (capital: Kolberg, renamed as Kołobrzeg as of 1945) ruled by the Prince-Bishops of ...
Following this example the ruling family of Pomerania, of which the most important member of this era was Bogislaw X (reigned 1478-1524), put an end to the excesses of the Pomeranian nobility also. In the provinces along the Baltic the nobility had then a force of armed men at their disposal probably equal to similar forces of the princes.
The last Griffin duke of Pomerania was Bogislaw XIV, who died during the Thirty Years’ War, leading to the division of Pomerania between Brandenburg-Prussia and Sweden. In the midst of this upheaval, all trace of the copperplates of Lübben’s map were lost.
Signatory to the Pyrzyce treaty, duke Bogislaw X, turned out to be one of the most eminent rulers of the united state. In external politics, he turned to the Polish court, confirming the state relations in 1491 with his marriage to the daughter of King Kazimierz Jagiellończyk.
Bogislaw X, Duke of Pomerania (519 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Pomerania, the Great, (3 June 1454 – 5 October 1523) was Duke of Pomerania from 1474 until his death in 1523. Bogislaw was born in Rügenwalde (now Darłowo
Gediminas (c.1275 – December 1341), was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1315 or 1316 until his death. He is credited with founding this political entity and expanding its territory which, at the time of his death, spanned the area ranging from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea. Also seen as one of the most significant individuals in early Lithuanian history, he was responsible for ...
Date: 23 May 1618 – 15 May 1648 (29 years, 11 months, 3 weeks, and 1 day) Location
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The Thirty Years' War (German: Dreißigjähriger Krieg, pronounced [ˈdʁaɪ̯sɪçˌjɛːʁɪɡɐ kʁiːk] ) was a conflict primarily fought in Central Europe from 1618 to 1648. Estimates of total military and civilian deaths range from 4.5 to 8 million, mostly from disease or starvation.