"Polandball (character)" redirects here, for the Internet meme, see Polandball (meme). For other uses, see Polandball (Disambiguation).
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Polandball is the original protagonist of Poland-icon Polandball. He can't get anything in space according to the meme, even though there was a Polish cosmonaut, Miroslaw Hermaszewski. Poland is the country where vodka was invented.

This character is often portrayed as a naive countryball often bullied by his neighbours for partitions or annexations. Usually, he's a plumber for UK-icon United Kingdom, based on the fact that many Poles live in Great Britain. Both Germany-icon Germanyball and Russia-icon Russiaball sometimes see Polandball as a possible expansion territory.

Polandball likes Murica-icon USAball and other Allies (except the Soviet-icon Soviet Unionball) for help during WWII against Nazi-icon Nazis.

Due to being upside-down, its flag would now result the same as Indonesia-icon Indonesiaball and Monaco-icon Monacoball. The solution is to draw Indonesia with an Asian hat or songkok and Monaco with either sunglasses.


Poland territory was firstly considered inhabited by the Civitas Schinesghe, a West Slavic tribe, in the ninth century. In 966 AD this tribe get control over its own territory and became a Kingdom of Poland-icon kingdom. In this period, Poles stopped worshipping Slavic Paganism-icon Slavic deities to start being Catholic-icon Catholics.

During Middle Ages, it partecipated in the crusades by Teutonic-icon Teutonic Orderball against Norse-icon Norse and Novgorod Republic-icon Novgorodian pagans. In the 14th century, Poland is one of the few countries that is not affected by the black death.

When in 1569 Kingdom of Poland-icon Poland finally reached a personal union with the Grand Duchy of Lithuania-icon Grand Duchy of Lithuaniaball since a century of tentatives, a new country born: the Poland-Lithuania-icon Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealthball became the most powerful East European country. Nicolaus Copernicus, the discovered of the eliocentric theory, was a citizen of Poland-Lithuania-icon Poland-Lithuaniaball. Due to Papal States-icon Papal Statesball thinking that the Earth-icon Earth was the center of the Universe-icon Universe, the theory took time to became finally official.

The Poland-Lithuania-icon Commonwealth conquered the Baltic territory, inhabited mainly by Livonian Order-icon Livonian Orderball, and won against Ottoman-icon Ottomanball in 1699 in the Polish-Ottoman War. This war, unfortunately, weakened the country and during 1720s the Polish Succession War make the situation even more difficult. The result was the first Partition of Poland-Lithuania-icon Poland, in 1772, and the second Partition, in 1794, where Austrian Empire-icon Austrian Empireball, RussianEmpire-icon Russian Empireball and Kingdom of Prussia-icon Kingdom of Prussiaball got all the territory formerly part of Poland-Lithuaniaball.

In 1806, France-icon Napoleonic Franceball started invading Kingdom of Prussia-icon Kingdom of Prussiaball and created Poland-icon Duchy of Warsawball as a puppet for getting help to spread the Revolution. But this lasted just for eight years after which Poland-icon Poland was given to RussianEmpire-icon Russian Empireball.

In 1914, World War I started and German Empire-icon German Empireball fought RussianEmpire-icon Russian Empireball. In this mode, Poland-icon Congress Polandball stopped being a Russian puppet and became a German Empire-icon German puppet for a couple of years, until Poland-icon Second Polish Republicball was constituited thanks to the Paris Peace Conference.

Soviet-icon Soviet Unionball decided to retake the Polish land after World War I, causing the Polish-Soviet War. This war quickly ended with the defeat of Soviet-icon Russians (that got Ukrainian SSR-icon Ukrainian SSRball as additional land) and the victory of Poland-icon Poles.

But in 1933, Germany-icon Weimar Republicball fell into Nazi-icon Nazi Germanyball (famous for his anti-semitic actions) that decided to invade in 1939 Poland-icon Second Polish Republicball and the Gdańsk-icon Free City of Danzigball to retake the land lost during World War I. This is known as World War II.

In 1945, the World War II ended and Poland-icon People's Republic of Polandball was created, a Soviet-icon Soviet satellite in Eastern Europe. In 1978, a Pole, Karol Wojtyla, was elected as Vatican-icon Pope as Pope John Paul II.

After Cold War end in 1989, Poland-icon Polandball stopped being communist and eventually joined EU-icon EUball.