Poznan East District
The Posen-Ost district had a size of 655 km² in 1887, after the changes in 1900 it was 664 km².
On April 1, 1896, the rural community Berdychowo-Piotrowo was given to the urban district of Posen ; on April 1, 1900, the rural communities of Jersitz, Sankt Lazarus and Wilda followed. On the same day, the city of Pudewitz , its police district, the rural communities Paczkowo, Sarbinowo and Sokolniki Gwiazdowskie as well as the manor districts Gwiazdowo and Puszczykowo from the Schroda district moved to the Posen-Ost district.
On December 27, 1918, the Wielkopolska uprising of the Polish majority against German rule began in the province of Posen , and in January 1919 the area of the Posen-Ost district was under Polish control. On February 16, 1919, an armistice ended the Polish-German fighting, and on June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Versailles Treaty , the German government officially ceded the Posen-Ost district to the newly founded Poland .
In 1890 64% of the inhabitants of the district were Poles, 35% Germans and 1% Jews. The majority of the German residents left the area after 1919.
Population of the municipalities with more than 400 inhabitants (1910):
|Polish name||German name (1815-1919)||German name (1939-1945)||Population (1910)|
|Główna||Glowno village||Poznan East City||5298|
|Starołęka Mała||Klein Starolenka
- 1887–1899 Arthur Baarth (1858–1937)
- 1900–1918 Paul Steiner
The district of Posen-Ost belonged together with the district of Posen-West and the city district of Posen to the Posen 1 Reichstag constituency . The constituency was won by candidates from the Polish parliamentary group in the Reichstag elections between 1887 and 1912 :
- 1887 Stephan Cegielski
- 1890 Stephan Cegielski
- 1893 Stephan Cegielski
- 1898 Stanislaus Motty
- 1903 Bernard von Chrzanowski
- 1907 Bernard von Chrzanowski
- 1912 Stanislaw Nowicki
At the beginning of the 20th century the following communities belonged to the district:
With a few exceptions, the Polish place names continued to apply after 1815, and several place names were Germanized at the beginning of the 20th century.
- District of Posen-Ost Administrative history and district list on the website territorial.de (Rolf Jehke), as of July 16, 2013.