Brdów

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brdów
Big village
panorama of Brdów/health center/church of St. Adalbert/center of Brdów/cultural building/fire department/Brdowskie Lake
panorama of Brdów/health center/church of St. Adalbert/center of Brdów/cultural building/fire department/Brdowskie Lake
Coat of arms of Brdów
Coat of arms
Brdów is located in Poland
Brdów
Brdów
Coordinates: 52°21′N 18°43′E / 52.350°N 18.717°E / 52.350; 18.717
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Koło
Gmina Babiak
Population 950

Brdów [brduf] (German: Seestetten) is a big village in the administrative district of Gmina Babiak, within Koło County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 18 km (11 mi) north of Koło, 123 km (76 mi) east of the regional capital Poznań, 76 km (48 mi) south of Toruń and 185 km (115 mi) west of the country capital Warsaw.

History[edit]

Center of Brdów in 1934
  • 3700 BC – The first traces of people in the present Brdów.
  • 1136 – The first written mention about Brdów.
  • 1325 - The first mention about Catholic parish in Brdów.
  • 1399 - The first mention of a brick church.
  • 1436:
    • King of Poland Ladislaus of Varna brought to Brdów the Pauline Fathers Order from Jasna Gora and gave them into the care of church in Brdów.
    • Brdów gained town privileges.
  • 1450 – Built the first school in Brdów.
  • 1476 – City of Brdów became a royal property.
  • 1562 – The renewal of civic rights of Brdów by king of Poland Sigismund II Augustus.
  • 1584 - Built a hospital in Brdów.
  • 1655 – Destruction of the city by the Swedes.
  • 1824 – Construction of the factory in Brdów.
  • 1863 – Battle of Brdów in Nowiny Brdowskie.
  • 1870 – Loss of civic rights.
  • 1893 - In Brdów lived 1 894 people.
  • 1909 – Built a new building of school (at Church Street).
  • 1938 - Built a new building of school (at Adam Mickiewicz Street).
  • 1939:
    • Destruction of the town by the Germans.
    • Opened the hospital in place of new school (at Adam Mickiewicz Street).
  • 1983:
  • 1999 – Start of international cooperation with Airėnai (in Lithuania)
  • 2004 – The Society of Friends of the Earth of Brdów (Towarzystwo Przyjaciół Ziemi Brdowskiej).
  • 2007 – Expansion of the school building.
  • 2009 – Construction of new building of kindergarten.
  • 2010 – In Brdów was a car accident, which killed 5 people.
  • 2011 – Wind farm built in Brdów.

Famous people[edit]

The house where lived the famous actress – Pola Negri

Famous people associated with Brdów:

Church[edit]

St Adalbert's of Prague church in Brdów, 14th century; 17th century

Brdów is a local center of religion cult. Here is a St Adalbert's of Prague Church of a Pauline Fathers in Brdów. The church has existed since 1325.

Population[edit]

  • 1777 – 331 people
  • 1827 – 794 people
  • 1859 – 863 people
  • 1902 – 1,894 people
  • 1946 – 700 people
  • 1999 – 818 people
  • 2002 – 850 people
  • 2005 – 900 people
  • 2014 - 950 people

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]


Coordinates: 52°21′N 18°43′E / 52.350°N 18.717°E / 52.350; 18.717