10th Century C.E.

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The Piast dynasty comes to power in modern-day Poland

The Piast dynasty was the first historical ruling dynasty of Poland. The first documented Polish monarch was Duke Mieszko I. The Piasts’ royal rule in Poland ended in 1370 with the death of king Casimir III the Great.

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The Norse settle Greenland

Norsemen settled the uninhabited southern part of Greenland beginning in the 10th century, having previously settled Iceland to escape persecution from the King of Norway and his central government.