Updated: 5 September 2016.
History & Timeline of Poland
Here is a brief timeline of important events that have shaped the country; the focus here will be geared towards recent events (from 100 years ago or so), located towards the bottom, but we’ll begin with more ancient events first.
'Baptism' of Poland
Duke Mieszko I adopts Catholicism.
1st King of Poland
Bolesław I the Brave, the Duke of Poland, becomes the first King of Poland.
Polish 'Sejm' (Parliament) Founded
Another Polish–Teutonic War
Poland annexed by Russia.
Poland gains its independence.