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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