This month in history – November in Poland

This month in history…

1058, November 28 – King Kazimierz I dies.
1227, November 23- Leszek Biały, who had been ruler of Poland on and off since 1194, assassinated.
1231, November 3 – Władysław III Laskonogi, High Duke of Poland, dies.
1370, November 5 – Death of Kazimierz III Wielki.
1370, November 17 – Louis I of Hungary crowned ruler of Poland.
1412, November 8 – Treaty of Lubowla confirms first peace of Thorn.
1444, November 10 – Władysław III dies.
1561, November 28 – Poland granted much of Livonia, thanks to the Treaty of Vilnius.
1632, November 8 – Władysław IV Waza elected king.
1648, November 20 – Jan II Kazimierz Waza elected king.
1657, November 6 – Jan II Kazimierz signs Treaty of Bydgoszcz, handing Polish lands to Brandenburg-Prussia
1734, November 5 – Independence movement konfederacja dzikowska formed.
1738, November 18 – War of Succession ends with Treaty of Vienna.
1764, November 25 – Stanisław August Poniatowski crowned.
1795, November 25 – Stanisław August Poniatowski abdicated.
1806, November 3 – Powstanie wielkopolskie – uprising begins.
1815, November 27 – Poland adopts its constitution.
1830, November 29 – Beginning of November Uprising, against Russian Empire.
1846, November 16 – Kraków becomes part of Austrian Empire.
1916, November 5 – Germany and Austria agree to create a Kingdom of Poland, in order to persuade Poles to join the war effort against Russia.
1918, November 11 – Poland becomes independent.
1939, November 6 – Professors at Kraków’s Jagiellonian University rounded up by Nazis in Sonderaktion Krakau.
1990, November 14 – Polish-German border finally settled, 45 years after the end of the war.
1995, November 5/19 – Election which would ultimately lead to Aleksander Kwaśniewski becoming President.

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