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The Grand Duchy of Lithuaniaball was a European state that became a part of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealthball later. Despite its flag not being rectangular shaped, this country is named ball. The non-ball version is more like an Anschluss form.
Grand Duchy of Lithuaniaball is Lithuaniaball in its childhood, teenage, and young adulthood years.
The consolidation of the Lithuanian lands began in the late 12th century. Duke Mindaugas managed to unify all the lands and was crowned the first king of Lithuania.
After Mindaugas' death, increased Teutonic Orderball's threats.
In the mid-1320s an agreement between the king of Poland, Władysław Łokietek, and Grand Duke of Lithuania, Gediminas, was made. Gedimina's daughter Aldona married Władysław Łokietek's son and future successor, Casimir III of Poland, in 1325, which led to improved relations.
In 1385 the growing threat of the Teutonic Order to both countries led to a firmer alliance - the Polish-Lithuanian union, which was ruled by the Jogailaičiai dynasty.
In 1569, Poland and Lithuania merged into a single nation - Poland-Lithuaniaball, ending the Jogailaičiai dynasty.
- Principality of Minskball (1242-1326)
- Principality of Polotskball (1307-1397)
- Principality of Vitebskball (1320-1508)
- Principality of Kyivball (1362-1471)
- Principality of Smolenskball (1404-1508)
How to draw
Grand Duchy of Lithuaniaball can be drawn as a normal ball or with its flag shape.