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Casimir IV Jagiellon
CASIMIR IV KG (Polish : Kazimierz IV Andrzej Jagiellończyk ( listen ); Lithuanian : Kazimieras Jogailaitis ( listen ); 30 November 1427 – 7 June 1492 ) of the Jagiellonian dynasty
Jagiellonian dynasty
was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1440 and King of Poland
King of Poland
from 1447, until his death. He was one of the most active Polish rulers, under whom Poland, by defeating the Teutonic Knights
Teutonic Knights
in the Thirteen Years\' War recovered Pomerania
Pomerania
, and the Jagiellonian dynasty
Jagiellonian dynasty
became one of the leading royal houses in Europe. He was a strong opponent of aristocracy, and helped to strengthen the importance of Parliament and the Senate. The great triumph of his reign was bringing Prussia
Prussia
under Polish rule
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Dynasty
A DYNASTY (UK : /ˈdɪnəsti/ , US : /ˈdaɪnəsti/ ) is a sequence of rulers from the same family, usually in the context of a feudal or monarchical system, but sometimes also appearing in elective republics . The dynastic family or lineage may be known as a "house ", which may be styled as "royal ", "princely ", "ducal ", "comital ", etc., depending upon the chief or present title borne by its members. Historians periodize the histories of many sovereign states , such as Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt
, the Carolingian Empire and Imperial China , using a framework of successive dynasties. As such, the term "dynasty" may be used to delimit the era during which the family reigned and to describe events, trends, and artifacts of that period ("a Ming-dynasty vase"). The word "dynasty" itself is often dropped from such adjectival references ("a Ming vase ")
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Latin
LATIN (Latin: lingua latīna, IPA: ) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
. The Latin alphabet is derived from the Etruscan and Greek alphabets , and ultimately from the Phoenician alphabet
Phoenician alphabet
. Latin
Latin
was originally spoken in Latium
Latium
, in the Italian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
. Through the power of the Roman Republic
Roman Republic
, it became the dominant language, initially in Italy and subsequently throughout the Roman Empire . Vulgar Latin developed into the Romance languages
Romance languages
, such as Italian , Portuguese , Spanish , French , and Romanian
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Grand Duchy Of Lithuania
2. Internationally recognized as part of Moldova
Moldova
. The GRAND DUCHY OF LITHUANIA was a European state from the 13th century until 1795. The state was founded by the Lithuanians
Lithuanians
, one of the polytheistic Baltic tribes
Baltic tribes
from Aukštaitija . The Grand Duchy later expanded to include large portions of the former Kievan Rus\' and other Slavic lands, including territory of present-day Belarus
Belarus
, parts of Ukraine
Ukraine
, Poland
Poland
and Russia
Russia
. At its greatest extent in the 15th century, it was the largest state in Europe. It was a multi-ethnic and multi-confessional state with great diversity in languages, religion, and cultural heritage
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Voivode Of Trakai
Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth (1569–1795) ← 1413–1795 → → → → Coat of arms Trakai Voivodeship (in red) in the 17th century CAPITAL Trakai GOVERNMENT Monarchy LEGISLATURE Sejmik HISTORY • Established by Union of Horodło 1413 • Union of Lublin 1569 • Third Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth 1795 AREA • 1570 31,100 km2 (12,008 sq mi) • 1790 23,885 km2 (9,222 sq mi) POPULATION • 1790 288,000 Density 12.1 /km2 (31.2 /sq mi) POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS Counties : 4 TODAY PART OF Lithuania, Poland, Belarus Population and area are given according to Vaitiekūnas, Stasys (2006). Lietuvos gyventojai: Per du tūkstantmečius (in Lithuanian). Vilnius: Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos institutas. pp. 53, 71. ISBN 5-420-01585-4
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Pomerania
POMERANIA (Polish : Pomorze; German and Swedish : Pommern; Kashubian : Pòmòrskô) is a region on the southern shore of the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
in Central Europe
Central Europe
, split between Germany
Germany
and Poland
Poland
. The name derives from the Slavic po more, meaning "by the sea". Pomerania
Pomerania
stretches roughly from the Recknitz river in the west to the Vistula
Vistula
river in the east. The largest Pomeranian islands are Rügen , Usedom/Uznam and Wolin
Wolin
. The largest Pomeranian city is Gdańsk , or, when using a narrower definition of the region, Szczecin
Szczecin
. Outside its urban areas, Pomerania
Pomerania
is characterized by farmland, dotted with numerous lakes, forests, and towns
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Teutonic Knights
The ORDER OF BROTHERS OF THE GERMAN HOUSE OF SAINT MARY IN JERUSALEM (official names: Latin
Latin
: Ordo domus Sanctæ Mariæ Theutonicorum Hierosolymitanorum, German : Orden der Brüder vom Deutschen Haus der Heiligen Maria in Jerusalem), commonly the TEUTONIC ORDER (Deutscher Orden, Deutschherrenorden or Deutschritterorden), is a Catholic religious order founded as a military order c. 1190 in Acre , Kingdom of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
. Purely religious since 1929, it still confers limited honorary knighthoods . The order was formed to aid Christians
Christians
on their pilgrimages to the Holy Land
Holy Land
and to establish hospitals
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Mining
MINING is the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the earth usually from an orebody , lode , vein , seam , reef or placer deposits. These deposits form a mineralized package that is of economic interest to the miner. Ores recovered by mining include metals , coal , oil shale , gemstones , limestone , chalk , dimension stone , rock salt , potash , gravel , and clay . Mining
Mining
is required to obtain any material that cannot be grown through agricultural processes, or created artificially in a laboratory or factory. Mining
Mining
in a wider sense includes extraction of any non-renewable resource such as petroleum, natural gas, or even water . Mining
Mining
of stones and metal has been a human activity since pre-historic times
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Marcello Bacciarelli
MARCELLO BACCIARELLI (Italian pronunciation: ; 16 February 1731 – 5 January 1818) was a Polish -Italian painter of the late-baroque and Neoclassic periods. BIOGRAPHYHe was born in Rome
Rome
, and studied there under Marco Benefial . In 1750 he was called to Dresden
Dresden
in Saxony
Saxony
, where he was employed by Elected King Augustus III of Poland; after whose death he went to Vienna
Vienna
, and thence to Warsaw
Warsaw
. There he met and worked by the side of another Italian painter in Dresden, Vienna
Vienna
and Warsaw, Bernardo Bellotto . He was the Director there of the newly set up Academy of Arts of Warsaw
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Lithuanian Language
LITHUANIAN (lietuvių kalba) is the official state language of Lithuania
Lithuania
and is recognized as one of the official languages of the European Union
European Union
. There are about 2.9 million native Lithuanian speakers in Lithuania
Lithuania
and about 200,000 abroad. Lithuanian is a Baltic language , related to Latvian . It is written in a Latin
Latin
alphabet . Lithuanian is often said to be the most conservative living Indo-European language , retaining many features of Proto-Indo-European now lost in other Indo-European languages
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Crafts
A CRAFT is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work . In a historical sense, particularly the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and earlier, the term is usually applied to people occupied in small-scale production of goods , or their maintenance , for example by tinkers . The traditional terms craftsman and craftswoman are nowadays often replaced by artisan and rarely by craftsperson (craftspeople )
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Polish Language
POLISH (język polski, polszczyzna) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland
Poland
and is the native language of the Poles
Poles
. It belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of the West Slavic languages
Slavic languages
. Polish is the official language of Poland, but it is also used throughout the world by Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 55 million Polish language
Polish language
speakers around the world and it is one of the official languages of the European Union
European Union
. Its written standard is the Polish alphabet , which has 9 additions to the letters of the basic Latin script
Latin script
(ą, ć, ę, ł, ń, ó, ś, ź, ż). Polish is closely related to Kashubian , Silesian , Upper Sorbian , Lower Sorbian , Czech and Slovak
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Order Of The Garter
The MOST NOBLE ORDER OF THE GARTER is an order of chivalry founded by Edward III
Edward III
in 1348 and regarded as the most prestigious British order of chivalry (though in precedence inferior to the military Victoria Cross and George Cross ) in England and the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
. It is dedicated to the image and arms of Saint George
Saint George
, England's patron saint . Appointments are made at the Sovereign's sole discretion. Membership of the Order is limited to the Sovereign, the Prince of Wales
Prince of Wales
, and no more than 24 members, or Companions. The order also includes supernumerary knights and ladies (e.g., members of the British Royal Family and foreign monarchs). New appointments to the Order of the Garter are always announced on St George\'s Day (23 April), as Saint George is the order's patron saint
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Roman Catholic
The CATHOLIC CHURCH, also known as the ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, is the largest Christian church , with more than 1.29 billion members worldwide. As one of the oldest religious institutions in the world, it has played a prominent role in the history and development of Western civilisation . Headed by the Bishop of Rome
Rome
, known as the Pope
Pope
, the church's doctrines are summarised in the Nicene Creed
Nicene Creed
. Its central administration, the Holy See
Holy See
, is in the Vatican City
Vatican City
, enclaved within Rome
Rome
, Italy
Italy

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Western Europe
WESTERN EUROPE is the region comprising the western part of Europe
Europe
. Below, some different geographic, geopolitical and cultural definitions of the term are outlined
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Vicegerent
VICEGERENT is the official administrative deputy of a ruler or head of state : vice (Latin : in place of) + gerere (Latin : to carry on, conduct). CONTENTS* 1 Usage * 1.1 In Europe * 1.2 In Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia
* 2 Notable vicegerents * 3 Notes * 4 Further reading USAGEIN EUROPEIn the Catholic Church, the Vicegerent is a titular archbishop who serves in the Diocese of Rome
Diocese of Rome
as the chief assistant to the Cardinal Vicar General of Rome . In England, King Henry VIII's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was named " Vicegerent in spirituals." Cromwell's real role in the Church of England
Church of England
was as Vicar-General
Vicar-General
to the king and an active figure for the courtly protestants
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