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  1. Bytom - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · Bytom received city rights from Prince Władysław in 1254 with its first centrally located market square. The city of Bytom benefited economically from its location on a trade route linking Kraków with Silesia from east to west, and Hungary with Moravia and Greater Poland from north to south.

    • city county
    • 41-900–41-936
    • 12th century
    • Poland
  2. Upper Silesia - Wikipedia

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    5 days ago · Upper Silesia further fragmented upon the death of Duke Władysław Opolski in 1281 into the duchies of Bytom, Opole, Racibórz and Cieszyn. About 1269 the Duchy of Opava was established on adjacent Moravian territory, ruled by the Přemyslid duke Nicholas I, whose descendants inherited the Duchy of Racibórz in 1336.

    • Silesian
    • Opole
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  4. Gliwice - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · Gliwice was first mentioned as a town in 1276, however, it was granted town rights earlier by Duke Władysław Opolski of the Piast dynasty. It was located on a trade route connecting Kraków and Wrocław and was part of various Piast-ruled duchies of fragmented Poland: Opole until 1281, Bytom until 1322, from 1322 to 1342 Gliwice was a capital of an eponymous duchy, afterwards again part of ...

    • city county
    • 44-100 to 44-164
    • 13th century
    • Poland
  5. History of Silesia - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · Meanwhile, Władysław unsuccessfully tried to persuade Holy Roman Emperors Conrad III and his successor Frederick Barbarossa to aid him in retaking his duchy. In 1163, his three sons ( Konrad , Mieszko and Bolesław ) took possession of Silesia with Imperial backing and probably ruled it together until 1172, before dividing the territory.

  6. Gdańsk - Wikipedia

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    5 days ago · The city's name is thought to originate from the Gdania River, the original name of the Motława branch on which the city is situated. The name of a settlement was recorded after St. Adalbert's death in AD 997 as urbs Gyddanyzc and it was later written as Kdanzk in 1148, Gdanzc in 1188, Danceke in 1228, Gdańsk in 1236, Danzc in 1263, Danczk in 1311, Danczik in 1399, Danczig in 1414, Gdąnsk ...

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    • Poland
  7. Zielona Góra - Wikipedia

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    6 days ago · History. The city's history began when Polish Duke Henry the Bearded brought first settlers to the area in 1222. In 1323 Zielona Góra was granted town privileges.The town was incorporated into the Kingdom of Bohemia in 1506.

  8. Szczecin - Wikipedia

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    5 days ago · The monument of Jan Czekanowski, president of Polish Copernicus Society of Naturalists (1923–1924), at the General Władysław Anders Square University of Szczecin (Polish: Uniwersytet Szczeciński ) with 35.000 students, rector Waldemar Tarczyński

  9. Poland | History, Geography, Facts, & Points of Interest ...

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    5 days ago · Poland, country of central Europe. It is located at a geographic crossroads that links the forested lands of northwestern Europe to the sea lanes of the Atlantic Ocean and the fertile plains of the Eurasian frontier. Poland’s capital city is Warsaw, and other important cities include Krakow and Gdansk.

  10. Zabrze - Wikipedia

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    3 days ago · Władysław Turowicz (1908–1980), Polish-Pakistani military scientist Fritz Laband (1925–1982), German footballer Werner Heiduczek (1926–2019), German author

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