It was established as a castle by the Teutonic Knights in 1325. Today, the town is known for the remains of its castle and its historic ruined buildings from World War II.
People Born in Bagrationovsk
Bagrationovsk in People's Lives
Napoleon Bonaparte: I won the Battle of Eylau here in February of 1807, against Russian and Prussian forces. Though I technically won the battle, it was inconclusive, and considered a bloody stalemate.