Parnawa Voivodeship
The Parnawa Voivodeship was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Duchy of Livonia, part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
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, since it was formed in 1598 till the Swedish
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 conquest of Livonia in the 1620s.

The seat of the voivode was Parnawa (Pärnu
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The voivodes of Dorpat Voivodeship.
  • 1.Ernest Magnus Denhoff
  • 2.Piotr Tryzna
  • 3.Jan Zawadzki
  • 4.Gothard Tyzenhaus
  • 5.Henryk Doenhoff
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