Długosiodło

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Długosiodło
Village
Kościół parafialny pod wezwaniem św Rocha w Długosiodle tsz01.jpg
Coat of arms of Długosiodło
Coat of arms
Długosiodło is located in Poland
Długosiodło
Długosiodło
Coordinates: 52°46′N 21°35′E / 52.767°N 21.583°E / 52.767; 21.583
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyWyszków
GminaDługosiodło
Population
2,020

Długosiodło [dwuɡɔˈɕɔdwɔ] is a village in Wyszków County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Długosiodło.[1] It lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) north-east of Wyszków and 73 km (45 mi) north-east of Warsaw.

History[edit]

Długosiodło was the site of the battle between the Duchy of Masovia knights and the combined force representing warriors and knights of Duchy of Lithuania under prince Mendog (Mindaugas) or chief Treniota, Yotvingians, Ruthenians of Halych under prince Shvarno. Laden with booty and prisoners from their raid on Masovia (amongst other successes during their 1362 raid, they took the capital of principality Płock, killed prince Siemowit I of Masovia, took his son Konrad II of Masovia prisoner and captured the stronghold of Jazdów, today Ujazdów Warsaw).

Masovian knights lost the Battle of Długosiodło on August 5, 1262.

In September 1939, the Nazis occupied Długosiodło. In October the entire Jewish population was ordered to leave within the hour, abandoning their homes and taking only what they could carry.[2]

The village has a population of 2,020.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ On the Run, Ruth Budyshewitz Werner

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Coordinates: 52°46′N 21°35′E / 52.767°N 21.583°E / 52.767; 21.583