|Chronicle of Vorpommern|
|6./7. Jhd.||Slavic Luticians settle West Pomerania.|
|936||Region conquered by the German King, later Kaiser Otto I.|
|1140||Bishopric of Wollin founded.|
|1168||Rügen conquered by the Danes.|
|1181||Emperor Friedrich Barbarossa
enfeoffs Pomerania to Duke Bogislaw I.
Pomerania elevated to a principality.
|1231||Pomerania enfeoffed to Brandenburg.|
|1295||Pomerania divided into the Duchies of Stettin and Wolgast.|
|1370||Danish rule over the Baltic
region ended by the Hanseatic League in the
|1456||University of Greifswald founded.|
|1684||Pomerania passes to Sweden and Brandenburg in the Westphalian Pact.|
|1679||As a result of the Nordic War the Isle of Usedom and Wollin fall to Brandenburg-Prussia.|
|1815||The Swedish parts of
Vorpommern and Rügen fall to Prussia after the
War of Liberation.
East Pomerania placed under Polish administration. Vorpommern and
Mecklenburg combined to make the State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
|1952||After new regionalisation of
the state Vorpommern is divided into
the GDR districts of Rostock and Neubrandenburg.
|1990||Vorpommern becomes part of the newly formed State of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.|