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Danzig.

First mentioned 997 as the Polish town of Gdansk (Gyddanyzc); Gospel preached there 997 by Adalbert* of Prague; Reformation gained entrance 1525 and, though retarded by Sigismund I of Poland, continued to advance and was firmly est. by 1540; captured by Russia 1734; annexed to Prussia 1793; free state from 1919 to WW II; inc. in Ger. 1939; made part of Poland 1945.


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