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Polish History is very important to all Poles. Our culture is based on our history. Therefore it is necessery to find out about most important historical events to understand Poland and Poles.


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THE HISTORY OF POLAND : THE HISTORY OF POLAND

Polish History is very important to all Poles. Our culture is based on our history. Therefore it is necessery to find out about most important historical events to understand Poland and Poles. : Polish History is very important to all Poles . Our culture is based on our history . Therefore i t is necessery to find out about most important historical events to understand Poland and Poles .

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PowerPoint Presentation : Nicolaus Copernicus COPERNICUS' DE REVOLUTIONIBUS ORBIUM COELESTIUM - 1543

Fryderyk Chopin 1810 - 1849 : Fryderyk Chopin 1810 - 1849 One of the most famous Polish composers He was born in Żelazowa Wola , Poland

PowerPoint Presentation : Polish pianist, composer, politician, diplomat, The Third Prime Minister of Poland Ignacy Jan Paderewski

PowerPoint Presentation : Maria Skłodowska-Curie Władysław Reymont Henryk Sienkiewicz Czesław Miłosz Lech Wałęsa Wisława Szymborska Polish Noble prizewinners

PowerPoint Presentation : THE MAY 3rd CONSTITUTION - 1791

PowerPoint Presentation : KOSCIUSZKO INSURRECTION - 1794 The Kosciuszko Uprising was Poland's final attempt to maintain independence. Tadeusz Kosciuszko, a Polish hero of the American Revolution .

PowerPoint Presentation : MAZUREK DĄBROWSKIEGO Mazurek Dąbrowskiego (Dąbrowski's Mazurka) is the Polis national anthem, written by Józef Wybicki in 1797. Originally called the "Anthem of the Polish Legions in Italy", it is also informally known in English as "Poland Is Not Yet Lost" or "Poland Has Not Yet Perished" from its initial verse, "Jeszcze Polska nie zginęła," which is sometimes erroneously taken to be the Polish state motto.

PowerPoint Presentation : is one of the most famous, influential and admired composers for the piano , and Poland 's most significant composer. He was born, of French and Polish parentage in the village of Żelazowa Wola , Poland. Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin

PowerPoint Presentation : Thus, the Polish state, as an entity, disappeared off the map of Europe. It would take 123 years, until November 11, 1918, before Poland fully regained its independence.

Józef Piłsudski : Józef Piłsudski was a Polish revolutionary statesman, field marshal, first chief of state (1918-1922) and dictator (1926-1935) of renascent Poland, and founder of her armed forces. He is generally regarded by much of modern Poland as a national hero.

PowerPoint Presentation : INDEPENDENT POLAND - 1918 - 1939

PowerPoint Presentation : John Paul II The Pope Jan Paweł II, was born as Karol Wojtyła on 1st April 1920. He died on 2nd April 2005. He was the Pope of Roman Catholic Church for about 27 years

PowerPoint Presentation : SOLIDARITY - 1980 ROUND TABLE AGREEMENTS - 1989 In August 1980, the Polish government recognized Solidarity and made significant concessions to the workers' demands. . Finally, as the spirit of "glasnost" engulfed the entire Soviet Bloc, the government recognized Solidarity again and, in the "Roundtable Agreements" of 1989 , agreed to the sharing of power.

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