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First posted on March 1st 2002, last revised on April 8th 2008






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POLAND AT THE TIME OF HER CHRISTIANIZATION

Textfiles : Early Poland
Textfiles : The Christianization of Poland

External Online Maps : Gardiner, 1892 : Europe 912, posted by CFC Inc.
External Online Maps : 1000, (Freeman's Historical Geography 1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Europe in 900, Europe in 1000, Europe in 1100 from euratlas
External Online Map : Europe in 1025, from Ancestry - The Polish Connection
POLAND UNDER THE SENIORATE

Textfiles : The Seniorate, 1138-1320

External Online Maps : 1220, 1270, (Freeman's Historical Geography 1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Europe in 1200, Europe in 1300 from euratlas
POLAND IN THE 14TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Poland in the 14th Century

External Online Maps : Europe in 1400, from euratlas
External Online Maps : 1350-1360, Baltic Lands 1400, (Freeman's Historical Geography 1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Map : Cracow, 15th c., Cracow, 1492 posted by Mappa di Citta ed Altre Mappe Antiche
External Online Map : Europe in 1402, from Ancestry - The Polish Connection
DYNASTIC UNION WITH LITHUANIA

Textfiles : Dynastic Union under the Jagiellonian Dynasty

Topical Map : Baltic Region, Church Administration, c. 1500

External Online Map : Muir's Historical Atlas (1911), The Baltic Lands and the Hanseatic League, Europe in 1519, posted by Medieval Sourcebook
External Online Maps : Baltic Lands, 1478 (Freeman's Historical Geography 1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Gardiner 1892 : Western Europe, 1525, 1558 posted by CFC Inc.
External Online Maps : Europe in 1500, from euratlas
POLAND-LITHUANIA IN THE LATE 16TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Reformation and Counterreformation in Poland

External Online Maps : Europe in 1600, from euratlas
External Online Maps : 1563, (Freeman's Historical Geography 1903) posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Poland c.1570 (Ortelius c.1570) from Mappa di Citta ed Altre Mappe Antiche
External Online Maps : Warsaw, 16th c., from Mappa di Citta ed Altre Mappe Antiche
External Online Map : Poland 1500-1667, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
POLAND-LITHUANIA IN THE EARLY 17TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Noble's Republic

External Online Maps : Baltic Lands 1617, (Freeman's Historical Geography, 1903), posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Map : Assault on Czestochowa, 1655, from Mappa di Citta ed Altre Mappe Antiche
External Online Map : Poland 1500-1667, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
POLAND-LITHUANIA IN THE LATE 17TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Poland's Era of Liberty

External Online Maps : Europe in 1700, from euratlas
External Online Maps : Poland in 1660, Europe in 1660, from Ancestry - The Polish Connection
External Online Map : Poland 1500-1667, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
POLAND-LITHUANIA IN THE 18TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Poland's Era of Liberty
External Online Maps : Baltic Lands 1701, (Freeman's Historical Geography, 1903), posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Gardiner 1892 : Europe 1730, posted by CFC Inc.
External Online Map : Poland 1667-1771, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes


THE POLISH PARTITIONS

Textfiles : Polish Partitions
Textfiles : Constitutional Reform

Topical Maps : Poland before 1772, in 1772, in 1793, in 1795

External Online Maps : 1772; 1795 (Freeman's Historical Geography, 1903), posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas
External Online Maps : Poland in 1772, Poland in 1793, Poland in 1795, from Ancestry - the Polish Connection
External Online Maps : Europe in 1793, zoomable, posted by J. Lynch
External Online Map : Europe 1800, from euratlas
External Online Maps : Central Europe 1789, from Gardiner's Atlas of English History, 1892
External Online Map : Poland 1772-1794, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
External Online Map : Poland 1795-1807, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes

GRAND DUCHY OF WARSAW

Textfiles : Duchy of Warsaw

External Online Maps : Central Eyrope in 1804, Central Europe in 1810, zoomable, posted by J. Lynch
External Online Maps : Baltic Lands, 1809 (Freeman's Historical Geography, 1903), posted by Perry Castaneda Library, UTexas External Online Map : Europa 1812, from Hist 209, UAlberta
External Online Maps : Napoleonic Wars Maps, posted by West Point
External Online Maps : Europe in 1810, from A Web of English History
External Online Maps : Revolutionary Europe 1806-1808, from Historical and Political Maps of Europe, by Joaquin de Salas Vara del Rey
External Online Map : Poland 1809-1812, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes

POLAND IN THE 19TH CENTURY

Textfiles : Poland partitioned again; Poland 1830-1863; Poland 1863-1914; Poland in WW I
Textfiles : Province Posen 1815-1918; Congress Poland 1815-1918

Topical Maps : WHKMLA Historical Atlas Congress Poland

External Online Maps : Blackie & Son 1882 : Galicia, 238 K, Posen (Poznan), 176 K, West Prussia, 145 K, scans posted by FEEFHS
External Online Maps : Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia Atlas, 1902 Polish Provinces of the Russian Empire, scan posted by FEEFHS
External Online Maps : Poland in 1864, Poland, Regions in 1864, Europe in 1864, from Ancestry - the Polish Connection
External Online Map : Europe 1900, from euratlas
External Online Map : Europe in 1900, Europe in 1914, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Maps : Poland, 1887/1911, from The 1900 European Atlas, posted by Discus Media
External Online Map : Poland 1815-1914, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
External Online Map : Map of the Boundary between Silesia and Poland to illustrate the Treaty between Prussia and Russia 1835, from The Map of Europe by Treaty 1814-1875 (Hertslet), posted by maproom.org
External Online Map : Bilingual administrative map of Province Posen, posted by Polish Roots
External Online Map : showing the distribution of Polish speakers in the Province, c.1900, posted by Lukasz Bielecki
External Online Map : Galicia and Lodomeria in 1914, posted on Deutsche Schutzgebiete; more Galician maps posted by Polish Roots
External Online Maps : Poland (Stieler 1891), posted by maproom.org
External Online Map : Russia in Europe (Milner 1850), posted by maproom.org

POLAND BETWEEN THE WARS

Textfiles : Between the Wars

Topical Maps : Poland 1918-1922; Poland 1938 administrative

External Online Maps : Poland in 1918, Poland in 1919, Poland in 1938, from Ancestry - The Polish Connection
External Online Maps : Europe in 1937, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : Poland 1918-1919, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
External Online Map : Poland 1920-1922, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
External Online Map : Poland 1922-1938, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes

POLAND DURING WORLD WAR II

Textfiles : Poland in WW II

External Online Map : Poland in 1939, Poland in 1942, from Ancestry - The Polish Connection
External Online Maps : Fascist Europe from Historical and Political Maps of Europe, by Joaquin de Salas Vara del Rey
External Online Map : Europe in 1942, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : German-occupied Europe, 1942, from Jewish Virtual Library
External Online Map : Poland 1939, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
External Online Map : Poland 1941-1943, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
POLAND SINCE WORLD WAR II

Textfiles : Poland 1945-1948
Textfiles : Poland 1948-1969
Textfiles : Poland 1969-1981
Textfiles : Poland 1981-1990

Topical Map : Poland shifted westward, 1945-1946; Poland administrative, 1946-1999; Poland administrative, since 1999

External Online Maps : CIA World Factbook : Poland
External Online Maps : Poland in 1945, Poland, Provinces 1945, from Ancestry - The Polish Connection
External Online Maps : Europe in 1970, from Historical Atlas of the Twentieth Century, by Matthew White
External Online Map : Poland 1946, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
External Online Map : Poland adminitrative, posted by Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs; from Rootsweb, from World Gazetteer
External Online Map : Changes in Poland's Provinces 1999, from PolishGenWeb






EXTERNAL
SITES
Cartographia Rappersviliana Polonorum, Gallery of 26 historical maps featuring Poland, posted by Polish Museum Rapperswil
Poland Maps, posted by Gary T. Horlacher, a bit sketchy, have administrative units
Global Gazetteer : Poland (Modern Placenames), from calle.com Maps Library, from The Polish Connection, collection of links
Poland Pages, from Historical Atlas of Areas Afflicted by Ethnic Conflicts and Border Disputes
Historical Maps of the area of the former Prussian Province of Posen / Poznan, posted by Thomas Rüffer
Histocal maps of Poland, posted by Thomas Griesbacher, scroll down for the Poland Maps
Links to historical online maps of Poland, posted by Historicum.net at Herder Institut, Marburg; in German
REFERENCE Wladyslaw Czaplinski and Tadeusz Ladogorski, Historical Atlas of Poland, Wroclaw (1967) 1986
Westermann, Grosser Atlas zur Weltgeschichte, Braunschweig (1956) 1982
Zentralinstitut fuer Geschichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR, Atlas zur Geschichte, 2 volumes, Gotha : Haack 1973, 1975







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