The history of Kaliningrad can be divided into four periods.

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  • The first one is the Old Prussian settlement known as Twangeste, before 1255
  • The second period was the Polish city of Królewiec (Königsberg) in 1454-1455, and then the Polish fiefdom in 1456-1657
  • The third period is the German period - Königsberg in the years 1657-1945
  • Fourth - the Russian city of Kaliningrad from 1945 to the present