Polish traces on Lithuania. Klaipeda country. T he Amber R oad.
It was an ancient trade routeused to transport amberfromBalticSee to Italy. Theraw was takenfromtheseein Poland, Lithuania and anotherEuropeancountries. TheroadleadthroughttheKlaipeda’s country seeside,Polish and otherSlovenianlands. Trade was changingduringages and tradersweregoing to many ancientcities(for example: to Krakow).
JonasKarolisChodkeviciuscamefromKretynga on Lithuania, and diedduringthe Chocim battlewith Turkey in 1621. He was Polish and Lithuanianmilitarycommandercalled Great Hetman and one of thebesteuropeanarmystrategistsinXVIIthcentury.
TheNovemberUprising was in 1830-1831 and was therebelagainstRussian Empire. Somebattlestook place inPalanga on Lithuania. Unfortunately,likealluprisingtheyweredefeat.
Thisfamily was polish-lithuanianmagnats. Tyszkiewiczewereverywealthy and influencedfamily. Members of race weretreasures of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, generals, politiciansand egyptologists.
Thecrest of Tyszkiewicz family
Their property isscatterredin Europe but most of theirgoodsareinPoland, Lithuania and Belarus. NowinTyszkiewicz PalaceinPalenga, thereisthemuseum of amber. Palace was buildinXIXthcentury and the first owner was Feliks Tyszkiewicz.