Posts Tagged ‘ Lithuania ’

Frederick William I. Colonization of plant in Lithuania, notably the Salzburg colony

Must have been dismal state of Lithuania during and after the plague be. Some descriptions, it sounds so terrible, may still fall short of the truth. The historians calculated the loss to 80.000 Souls, others even give a sum of 200.000 Victims in East Prussia at all; in the main office alone Insterburg 66.000, in the Official Ragnit 28.000. Lucanus and Schubert, however, to call other numbers. It was decided to re-establishment of the deserted country to colonize. Initially, each settler was, the “desert places” took, in the vernacular and the authorities over “Settler”. Also[...]

The history of the Germans in the Baltic

In the high Middle Ages began the subjugation of the Baltic country by the Knights since the beginning of the 13. First century of Riga (Livonian Order), from 1226 Also of Kulm in today's Poland and the Baltic penetrated up to 1300 large areas were brought under their rule.