Nowiny Brdowskie

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Nowiny Brdowskie
Village
Country road
Country road
Nowiny Brdowskie is located in Poland
Nowiny Brdowskie
Nowiny Brdowskie
Coordinates: 52°20′N 18°45′E / 52.333°N 18.750°E / 52.333; 18.750
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Koło
Gmina Babiak
Population 70

Nowiny Brdowskie [nɔˈvinɨ ˈbrdɔfskʲɛ] (German: Neuhagen) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Babiak, within Koło County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Babiak, 4 km (2 mi) south-east of Brdów, 17 km (11 mi) north-east of Koło, and 125 km (78 mi) east of the regional capital Poznań.

Monument to the January Insurgents[edit]

Monument to the January Insurgents from the 1863 Battle of Brdów

In the village there is a monument that commemorates the Battle of Brdów against the Russian Empire, which occurred on April 29, 1863 during the January Uprising. In the battle at Nowiny Brdowskie died Léon Young de Blankenheim, a French Army soldier, who was promoted to the rank of colonel of the Polish insurgent army. The insurgents lost 68 men.[2]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Krystyna Lejko, Powstanie styczniowe i zeslancy syberyjscy. Katalog fotografii ze zbiorow Muzeum Historycznego m. st. Warszawy, vol. I, Warszawa 2004. ISBN 8388477250, OCLC 65180804

Coordinates: 52°20′00″N 18°45′00″E / 52.3333°N 18.7500°E / 52.3333; 18.7500