The Ascension of Holy Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church. Photo of Ian Balzunkevich, beginning of XX c.
The church was built in Late Classycism style in 1854 by an architect Karal' Padchashynski. .
A recent photo of The Ascension of Holy Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church. The church is presently in service.
L'Atelier. A lithography by Pinchus Kremegne.
Zhaludok Historic Timeline
1490. The Grand Duke of Lithuania Kazimir IV builds a first Roman Catholic church in Zhaludok.
1529. "Miastechka" - a small town - owned by the Grand Duke of Lithuania.
1686. Kazimir Frantzkevich builds a wooden Monastery of Carmellites.
1760-1780. The Mayor of Hrodna Antonij Tyzenhauz privately owns Zhaludok. He is buried in the Altar of The Ascension of Holy Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Zhaludok.
1795.. As a part of Grand Duche of Lithuania Zhaludok was a privately owned town untill it's occupation by Russian Empire in 1795. At this time it has become a center of Zhaludok Volast (County) of Lida Pavet (District).
1812.. Napoleon Army passes the area.
1831. The Carmellite Monastery is abolished of its state funding by Russian Empire and is turned into a hospital of Estland Jager Regiment in 1839.
1896. A renown Belarusian-French painter Pinchus Kremegne is born in Zhaludok. According to Ul. Symaniec:
1921-1939. Occupied by newly emerged Poland.
1939- present. A regional center of Hrodna Voblast in Belarus.
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