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Poland: 1918 - Present Day. (Timeline).


dudelz 2 | 7  
8 Aug 2009 /  #1
Here's a timeline of key events: news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1054724.stm

1918 - Independent Polish state created after the end of World War I. Marshal Jozef Pilsudski becomes head of state.
Mr Grunwald 33 | 2,019  
10 Aug 2009 /  #2
1918 - Independent Polish state created after the end of World War I. Marshal Jozef Pilsudski becomes head of state.

Wait a minute! I thought he became military leader then head of state?
Harry  
10 Aug 2009 /  #3
I thought he became military leader then head of state?

Naczelnik Panstwa = head of state and C-in-C of military. From memory the postion was replaced by the position Prezydent RP in 1922.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
19 Sep 2009 /  #4
Silesia really took shape after WWI. The League of Nations granted much territory to Poland around 1921 after 3 consecutive uprisings. The German contingent agreed to the deal initially but, upon its expiry in 1925, made a play for sth better. This something was elusive and never came their way. They were resigned to the fact that they had lost a vital area of coal production and were fuming over Versailles. Enter Hitler :(

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