Polish-Lithuanian Union facts for kids

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Unia w Krewie
Painting commemorating Polish–Lithuanian union; ca. 1861. The motto reads "Eternal union".

The term "Polish-Lithuanian union" means a development from personal union between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania to the creation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth — the "Republic of the Two Nations" — in 1569 and eventually to the creation of a short-lived unitary state in 1791.

The most important acts in the process of union were:


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