1919-1928

Decade of emerging from chaos. The reborn Polish state faced the challenge of unifying disparate regions which had been part of different countries since the late 18th century and therefore had little or no infrastructural or economic links. This all took place while Poland faced unstable internal and external conditions.

November 10, 2018
1918
11 November 1918: Poland re-emerged as an independent political entity after 123 years of foreign occupation. By the end of WWI, the concept of Poland's independence had been successfully pitched to the Allied Powers in Paris by Roman Dmowski and Ignacy Paderewski. As a result, the claim for Poland's independence was included as part of [...]
November 19, 2018
1929-1938
Decade of crisis and consolidation. Poland was heavily affected by the Great Depression, yet it successfully overcame it, consolidated its potential and began growing impressively. Unfortunately, dark clouds were already gathering on the horizon, as the international situation became increasingly tense towards the end of the decade. See more: Poland's Century 1918 1919-1928 1929-1938 1939-1948 [...]
Written by: Bartosz Stefaniak