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history, life and campaigns of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden

Voltaire

history, life and campaigns of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden

by Voltaire

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Published by Whittaker? in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charles -- XII, -- King of Sweden, -- 1682-1718.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfrom the French of M. de Voltaire.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, [2], 82 p.
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19082586M

    Sweden - Sweden - The reign of Charles XII: Charles XII acceded to the throne at age 15 at a time when, in the hinterland of the Baltic coast, dominated by the Swedes, new states were being formed. Brandenburg and Russia, together with such older states as Denmark and Poland, were natural enemies of Sweden. Denmark, Poland, and Russia made a treaty in , while Prussia preferred to wait and .   F ive of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden’s seven grandchildren will no longer have to perform royal duties and will no longer receive taxpayer support, the .

    For the finest scholarly treatment of his life in English see: R. M. Hatton: Charles XII. For the most renowned biography see: Voltaire: History of Charles XII, King of Sweden. For poetry see Samuel Johnson: Vanity of Human Wishes or Lord Byron: Mazeppa. For fiction see: E. M. Almedingen: The Lion of the North: Charles XII King of Sweden. The history of Charles XII King of Sweden by Mr De Voltaire sixth edition. MD CC XXXII It has a handwritten date 3. 6. in the flyleaf Some fascinating bits within are more it is a small book and I can only type slowly more will follow; Muscovy or Russia takes in the North.

    Charles XII of Sweden (17 June – 30 November ) was King of Sweden from 5 April to 30 November , succeeding Charles XI of Sweden and preceding Ulrika Eleonora of Charles was known as an exceptionally skilled military leader and tactician and an able politician, proving himself during the Great Northern War against the Russian Empire. In the Life Guard Regiment all company banners were white, on the Life Company banner there was a golden representation of the state emblem of Sweden, and on the others - Charles XII's royal monogram. In all infantry the banners were of standard dimensions: .


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The History of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden: And A Life of M. de Voltaire: Author: Voltaire: Publisher: United States Book Company, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

The History of Charles the Twelfth (XII), History of Sweden: The First Three Books with a Double Translation for the Use of Students on the Hamiltonian System [Volume I only] Voltaire, François (Marie de Arouette de) [Charles XII, also Carl (Swedish: Karl XII; 17 June - 30 November O.S.), Latinized to Carolus Rex, was the King.

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Charles XII, king of Sweden (–), an absolute monarch who defended his country for 18 years during the Great Northern War and promoted significant domestic reforms. He launched a disastrous invasion of Russia (–09), resulting in the complete collapse of the Swedish armies and the loss of.

Books on his foe, Sweden's King Charles XII, are few and far between. I There aren't many history books on the Great Northern War (–). This little known (in the US) war featured the major imperial belligerents of Sweden and Russia joined by a cornucopia of other states including, at various times, Denmark, Saxony, the Polish /5(20).

Page i - CHARLES THE TWELFTH, KING OF SWEDEN. TRANSLATED FROM THE MANUSCRIPT OF CARL GUSTAFSON KLINGSPOR. By John A. Gade. With illustrations. Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, ,— xv, pp.

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Charles then concentrated on a campaign to unseat Augustus as Polish king. By mid-summer,he had defeated the Saxons and Russians at Dunamünde; he then occupied Warsaw in May of In July he men routed the Saxons and Poles (24,) at Klissow, miles southwest of Warsaw.

Warrior Kings of Sweden: The Rise of an Empire in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Jefferson., NC: McFarland, ; Carl O. Nordling. “The death of King Charles. Charles XII, also Carl, Latinized to Carolus Rex, was the King of Sweden from to He belonged to the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, a branch line of the House of s.

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The history of Charles the Twelfth, king of SwedenAuthor: Voltaire, Tobias George Smollett. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gade, John Allyne, b. Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin. The author of this chronicle, Carl Gustafson Klingspor, was born in Stockholm inand lived until his seventy-eighth year, or to Like his father before him, he entered the household of the King as a mere lad, serving in his early teens as page to Charles XI, and as an officer as soon as he was old enough to wield a sword and sit a horse decently.

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We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at. Shop now. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive Charles the Twelfth, king of Sweden by Gade, John Allyne, Publication date Topics Charles XII, King of Sweden,Sweden -- History Publisher Boston, Houghton Mifflin Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language.

Charles XII was king of Sweden from to His time as king was dominated by the Great Northern War. After the sudden death of Charles XI, a five man regency governed five men had been trained by Charles XI but in Novemberthe senior nobility, the very men who had opposed the extension of royal absolutism, offered Charles full power and granted him his majority.

Title: The History of the King of Sweden Charles The Twelfth by Andrus Translated to English by Voltaire Great Northern War Antique Leather Biography Book, Price: $30 USD REDUCED, Category: Antiques & Collectibles:Antiquarian, Shop: Backwoods Treasure Antiques, Description: This old work is “The History of Charles the Twelfth: A New Translation from the Last Paris Edition Price: $Paperback or Softback.

Condition: New. Remarks on M. de Voltaire's History of Charles XII. King of Sweden. Interspersed with the Characters and History of Several Grand Visirs, and Othe. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Monarchy of Sweden concerns the monarchical head of state of Sweden, which is a constitutional and hereditary monarchy with a parliamentary system.

The Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish: Konungariket Sverige) has been a monarchy since time ally an elective monarchy, it became an hereditary monarchy in the 16th century during the reign of Gustav Vasa, though virtually all monarchs.