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Bialystok



Introduction of Bialystok
City and capital of Bialystok province, 105 mi NE ofWarsaw, NE Poland . Founded in 1320 by Gediminas,grand duke of Lithuania, it became a creativeand educational center, and under the Branicki familywas known throughout Europe in the 18th century. Acenter of Polish Jewry, it saw half its population killedduring the German occupation of 1941 to 1944.City and capital of Bialystok province, 105 mi NE ofWarsaw, NE Poland . Founded in 1320 by Gediminas,grand duke of Lithuania, it became a creativeand educational center, and under the Branicki familywas known throughout Europe in the 18th century. Acenter of Polish Jewry, it saw half its population killedduring the German occupation of 1941 to 1944.

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