Uniwersytet Przyrodniczo-Humanistyczny w Siedlcach
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Słowa kluczowe

History
Vilnius
Artillery School
School of Military Engineering
technical schools

Abstrakt

The beginnings of a stable system of technical troops in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth date back to the second half of the 18th century, and the key role in this process was played by the artillery general Alois Friedrich von Brühl. The first specialist technical schools were established in Warsaw and Vilnius. General Brühl gathered a team of eminent specialists, thus guaranteeing the highest professional standard of the future graduates. The Aim of the Article is to present attempts at introducing specialist military education in Vilnius in the last years of the 18th century.

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