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Introduction of Rugen
Large island in the Baltic Sea, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, NE Germany. Once inhabitedby the Rugieri and Slavonic Wends, it was taken byDenmark in 1168, came under Pomerania in 1325,and passed to Sweden under the Treaty of Westphaliain 1648. In 1815 it was acquired by Prussia.Large island in the Baltic Sea, in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, NE Germany. Once inhabitedby the Rugieri and Slavonic Wends, it was taken byDenmark in 1168, came under Pomerania in 1325,and passed to Sweden under the Treaty of Westphaliain 1648. In 1815 it was acquired by Prussia.

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