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Karl XII, konung av Sverige
AD-Tome IV-pg. 275
Karl XII, konung av Sverige
Parents
Father: Karl XI, konung av Sverige * 04.12.1655
Mother: Ulrikke Elenora, prinsesse til Danmark * 11.09.1656
Biographical Notes [pt]
  • Não tendo deixado descendência, sucedeu-lhe no trono sua irmã Ulrica Leonor, casada com Frederico de Hesse-Cassel, coroado rei da Suécia em 1720.
  • Por sua morte, a coroa passaria à Casa de Holtsein-Gottorp na pessoa do que Adolfo Frederico, trineto materno de Carlos IX, rei da Suécia.
  • Também por sua morte, o ducado de Duas Pontes passou ao conde palatino Gustavo Samuel Leopoldo.
Titles
Chronology
  • 20.11.1700
    Great Northern War: Battle of Narva - King Charles XII of Sweden defeats the army of Tsar Peter the Great at Narva.
  • 20.11.1700
    Great Northern War: Battle of Narva - King Charles XII of Sweden defeats the army of Tsar Peter the Great at Narva.
  • 11.09.1708
    Charles XII of Sweden stop outside Smolensk heading (by the lack of food since the Russians use the tactic of the burning soil) to the south, culminating in the disastrous battle of Poltava, the end of Sweden as a major power.
  • 27.06.1709
    Peter the Great defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava.
  • 08.07.1709
    Great Northern War: Battle of Poltava: Peter I of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at Poltava thus effectively ending Sweden's role as a major power in Europe.
  • 30.11.1868
    A statue of King Charles XII of Sweden is inaugurated in the King's garden in Stockholm.
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