The significance of the event was documented by Gallus Anonymus in his 1118 chronicle.
In 1138, Poland fragmented into several smaller duchies when Bolesław divided his lands among his sons.
However, the pagan unrest led to the transfer of the capital to Kraków in 1038 by Casimir I the Restorer.
In 1109, Prince Bolesław III Wrymouth defeated the King of Germany Henry V at the Battle of Hundsfeld, stopping the German march into Poland.
With the Baptism of Poland the Polish rulers accepted Christianity and the religious authority of the Roman Church.
The topics ranged from current events (Orlando, Bastille Day) to curious one-offs (nachos, cupping therapy).
Poland began to form into a recognizable unitary and territorial entity around the middle of the 10th century under the Piast dynasty.
Poland's first historically documented ruler, Mieszko I, accepted Christianity with the Baptism of Poland in 966, as the new official religion of his subjects.
The Slavic groups who would form Poland migrated to these areas in the second half of the 5th century AD.
Up until the creation of Mieszko's state and his subsequent conversion to Christianity in 966 AD, the main religion of Slavic tribes that inhabited the geographical area of present-day Poland was Slavic paganism.