1840 – British representatives and Māori chiefs first signed the Treaty of Waitangi, widely regarded as the founding document of New Zealand. 1919 – More than 65,000 workers in Seattle began a five-day general strike (pictured) to gain higher wages after two years of U.S. World War I wage controls.
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The Treaty of 1549 constituted a compromise over Prussia, which remained with Poland for the time being, but would go to the Holy Roman Empire after the death of Sigismund I in 1548. Poles admired Sigismund I -- he was handsome, strong, wise, pious and just, attached to peace, intelligent and well educated; he lacked energy and vision, however.
Poland also has important deposits of metallic minerals such as zinc and is a major world producer of copper and silver. Energy Nearly all of Poland's energy is provided by thermal plants fired by bituminous coal and lignite, though in 1998 the government declared its intention to rely more on imported natural gas.
Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe. 10000 relations.
Not to be confused with Agnes of Brandenburg Agnes of Babenberg (Agnes von Babenberg, Agnieszka Babenberg; b. ca. 1108/13 – d. 24/25 January 1163), was a German noblewoman, a scion of the Franconian House of Babenberg and by marriage High Duchess of Poland and Duchess of Silesia. New!!: Bohemia and Agnes of Babenberg · See more » Agnes of ...
Mauthausen Concentration Camp (known from the summer of 1940 as Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp) grew to become a large group of Nazi concentration camps that was built around the villages of Mauthausen and Gusen in Upper Austria, roughly 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the city of Linz.
November and December 2013 - new websites on the genealogy and history of the noble Konstantynowicz family in Russia 1772 - 1918, Poland 1918 - 1939 and next at a Polish territory 1939 - 2012. The family history of the Konstantynowiczs in Tsarist Russia.
The Communist EEC wasn’t officially formed until the signing of the Vatican’s Treaty of Rome (Treaty establishing the European Economic Community) of 1957. However, it didn’t enter into force until 1993 – with the signing of the Maastricht Treaty at which time the EEC was renamed the European Community (EC) to reflect that it covered a ...