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Estonia as an independent country has existed from 1918 onwards. In the Medieval period, modern Estonia was split into several principalities, which, in conjunction with the princes who ruled modern Latvian territories formed the Livonian Confederacy. Between the 16th and 20th centuries, Denmark, Sweden, Poland-Lithuania, and Russia claimed or owned the territory.

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Who is this person depicted on a wall in Estonia?

Took this photo in Estonia... anybody know who the person pictured is?
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Were the Baltic territories of the Teutonic Order a part of the Holy Roman Empire?

The Teutonic Order owned lands, variably, within Germany, Hungary, the Levant, Prussia, and the modern Northern Baltic. While some of these lands -- such as the territories in Germany -- were ...