Kingdom of Poland (1385–1569)
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|Kingdom of Poland
Królestwo Polskie (pl)
Regnum Poloniae (la)
Nic o nas bez nas
"Nothing about us without us"
Gaude Mater Polonia
"Rejoice, oh Mother Poland"
The Kingdom of Poland between 1386 & 1434.
|-||1548–1569||Sigismund II (last)|
|Historical era||Middle Ages|
|-||Union of Krewo||14 August 1385|
|-||Statute adopted||3 May 1505|
|-||Union with Lithuania||1 July 1569|
The Kingdom of Poland (Polish: Królestwo Polskie; Latin: Regnum Poloniae), was the Polish state created by the Union of Krewo, uniting Poland and Lithuania under the rule of a single monarch. Later, elected monarchs of both states happened to be the same persons, or members of the same royal family. The union was transformed to a closer one by the Union of Lublin in 1569, which was shortly followed by the end of the Jagiellon dynasty that had ruled Poland for two centuries.
- Crown of the Kingdom of Poland
- Culture of medieval Poland
- History of Poland (1385–1569)
- History of Poland during the Jagiellon dynasty
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