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.

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 10, 2018
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. See more: Poland's Century 1918 [...]
Written by: Bartosz Stefaniak