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English: Act of the Warsaw Confederation of 1573.
Polski: Akt Konfederacji Warszawskiej z 1573.
Deutsch: Der Rechtsakt der Warschauer Konföderation vom 28. Januar 1573
Date 28 January 1573
Medium ink on parchment
Dimensions 64 × 35 cm (25.2 × 13.8 in) 206 seals
Central Archives of Historical Records
Accession number 4467
English: Inscribed on UNESCO's Memory of the World Programme Register in 2003 as an act guaranteeing religious toleration: The confederation created a legal basis for a new political system and at the same time secured the unity of the state which had been inhabited for generations by communities from different ethnic backgrounds (Poles, Lithuanians, Russians, Germans, Georgians and Jews) and of different denominations.
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  1. Maria Witt. The Confederation of Warsaw of 28th of January 1573: Religious tolerance guaranteed. Retrieved on 2011-06-23.
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