Gustavus Adolphus


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Gustavus Adolphus:

see Gustavus IIGustavus II
(Gustavus Adolphus), 1594–1632, king of Sweden (1611–32), son and successor of Charles IX. Military Achievements

Gustavus's excellent education, personal endowments, and early experience in affairs of state prepared him for his crucial role
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Gustavus Adolphus

, Gustavus II
1594--1632, king of Sweden (1611--32). A brilliant general, he waged successful wars with Denmark, Russia, and Poland and in the Thirty Years' War led a Protestant army against the Catholic League and the Holy Roman Empire (1630--32). He defeated Tilly at Leipzig (1631) and Lech (1632) but was killed at the battle of L?tzen
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If I add that he is able to give both a detailed account of this immensely complex war and due summaries when needed, and that his treatment of larger than life figures such as Wallenstein, Gustavus Adolphus, Olivares, and Richelieu is worthy of the greatest historians of the past, one will understand why this ponderous but always elegant book will remain for a long time the definitive reference tool on the subject.
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Clearly, one of the highlights of broadsheet production during the seventeenth century was 1632, the year of the death of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden and a key leader in the Thirty Years War; this is reflected in the fact that one entire volume is devoted to that year.
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It is true that a focus on the early modern era in several of the essays makes direct comparison difficult; Puritan Massachusetts and slaveholding Virginia have little enough in common with each other, let alone the Sweden of Gustavus Adolphus.
Norrkoping was made by the Thirty Years War, when Gustavus Adolphus encouraged the Walloon industrialist Louis de Geer to set up mills to provide the Swedish armies with small arms and uniforms.
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