Third Partition of Poland by Prussia, Russia, and Austria

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Historical Context Note

The third and last of three partitions that ended the existence of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. Poland disappears from the map of Europe.
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Citation:
Editors. "Third Partition of Poland by Prussia, Russia, and Austria". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 May 2009
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