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History of Brest Region

19th century

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21 Sep 1801 Grodno gubernia was created. It included all the territory of modern Brest region and existed up to 1921.
1801-1825 Tsar Alexander the 1st reigned in Russia.
12 Aug 1812 Battle between Russian and French troops took place near Gorodechno (Pruzhany district).
1812 French troops were beated by Russian troops near by Kobrin.
1825-1855 Tsar Nikolai the 1st reigned in Russia.
29 Nov 1830 Antirussian rebellion began in Poland, Belarus, and Lithuania. It lasted up to the end of 1831.
1833 It was began the building of the Brest Fortress. The town of Brest was moved 2 miles to the East.
1836 A cloth-mill was founded in the village of Porechie (Pinsk district). It was closed in 1916.
18 Jun 1840 It was banned to use terms "Belorussian gubernia" and "Lithuanian gubernia" in documents by Tsar's decree. It should be used "North-West gubernia" only.
1855-1881 Tsar Alexander II reigned in Russia.
1860 Sugar-refinery was founded in Porechie (Pinsk district).
1861 Population of Brest was 20.665.
1863-1864 Rebellion in Poland, Belarus, and Lithuania.
1865 Men's gimnasium was opened in Brest. It was closed in 1915.
1869-1878 Brest-Moscow railway was built.
1881-1894 Tsar Alexander III reigned in Russian Empire.
1882 It was built the railway between Pinsk and Zhabinka.
1886 The railway between Luninets and Gomel was made available.
1892 Match-mill "Progress-Vulkan" was founded in Pinsk.
1894-1917 The last Russian tsar Nikolai II reigned.

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