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The History of Poland Podcast

Dec 7, 2020

Sigismund II Augustus reigns during a time of cataclysmic change in Europe. The Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation rages, while poor Sigismund keeps having his wives murdered by his mom. The outcome? A complete change in Polish politics that endured for centuries.

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Sep 20, 2020

Casimir IV had so many kids we can’t even follow them all. So instead of trying, we’re going to focus on the three sons that became King of Poland: John Albert, Alexander, and Sigismund the Old.

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Jun 29, 2020

Due to the efforts of King Casimir III and the events of the Thirteen Years War, the Teutonic Order as it had once existed is effectively at an end. But that’s not all! We also discuss Elisabeth of Austria, the Privilege of Nieszawa, and much more.

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Jun 1, 2020

Władysław II Jagiełło takes the throne in Poland but faces dissent at home in Lithuania. Also, there are the Teutonic Knights to deal with, what with the Battle of Grunwald and all. The 1400’s were a happening time.

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May 19, 2020

In this episode we’re going to very briefly cover the complete history of the state of Lithuania. Definitely won’t skip anything.

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