Voivodeship

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Voivodeship

In Poland, a political subdivision equivalent to a province.
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Transylvania ceased to exist as a voivodate within the Kingdom of Hungary in the year 1541, when this medieval kingdom fell apart under the Ottoman attacks.
A thorny issue was that of the Romanians and of their Byzantine faith, as these Romanians and their denomination, long excluded as a group from the "constitutional system" of the Voivodate of Transylvania, now saw themselves just as marginalized in the new political-religious context of the Principality.