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history of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden

surnamed the Great...

by Walter Harte

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Published by Printed for the author in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • Gustaf II Adolf, King of Sweden, 1594-1632,
    • Sweden -- History -- Gustavus II Adolphus, 1611-1632

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy the Rev. Walter Harte...
      ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL706 .H33 1759
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6710359M
      LC Control Number28001634
      OCLC/WorldCa1984048

      The History of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, Surnamed the Great Volume 2; To Which Is Prefixed an Essay on the Military State of Europe, Containing the Manners and Customs in the Early Book Review Great electronic book and valuable one. It really is simplistic but surprises within the fifty percent from the book. Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden, developed the the first standing army of conscripts, an army notable for its flexible tactics As a result of the Glorious Revolution, by .

      In giving this sketch of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, no attempt has been made to present a complete life of the great king. It is a history difficult for young people to understand, and for that reason only the leading events of a most eventful life have been presented. When Gustavus Adolphus began his push into northern (Germany) in June–July , he had just 4, troops. But he was soon able to consolidate the Protestant position in the north, using reinforcements from Sweden and money supplied by France at the Treaty of Bärwalde. Gustavus Adolphus was killed at the Battle of Lützen.

      Lob und Klagspruch der Augspurgischen Confession | Praise and sorrow of the Augsburg Confession about the heroic deads and highly blessed demise of the serene and powerful prince and lord Gustavus Adolphus 1 print: engraving ; sheet 36 x 27 cm on card mount 46 x 36 cm | Print shows the dead King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden lying on his back. The History of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, Surnamed the Great | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.


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History of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden by Walter Harte Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gustavus Adolphus was the king of Sweden from to and is remembered as one of the greatest rulers in European history. Under his reign, Sweden emerged as a great power in Europe. He was born in Stockholm, to Duke Charles from the Vasa Dynasty.

Gustavus’s cousin Sigismund was the king of Sweden when Gustavus was born. Gustavus Adolphus: A History of the Art of War from Its Revival After the Middle Ages to the End of the Spanish Succession War, With a Detailed Account of /5(5).

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Gustavus Adolphus, also called Gustav II Adolf, (born December 9,Stockholm, Sweden—died November 6,Lützen, Saxony [now in Germany]), king of Sweden (–32) who laid the foundations of the modern Swedish state and made it a major European power. The history of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden, surnamed the Great.

by Harte, Walter, ; Pre Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) DLC. About the object Gustav II Adolphus SWEDEN Thirty Years War Military Illustrated MAPS Harte Gustav Adolph II was a 17th-century King of Sweden during the Thirty Years’ War. English author Walter Harte wrote a biographical sketch of the life of Gustav II which effectively described the Swedish king.

As its subtitle indicates, this book is a military history of Western Europe at the operational and strategic level through the XVII Century and the first decade of the XVIII Century, including the War of Spanish Succession and Charles XII's Russo-Swedish s: Gustav married Princess Sophia Magdalena, daughter of King Frederick V of Denmark, by proxy in Christiansborg Palace, Copenhagen, on 1 October and in person in Stockholm on 4 November Gustav was first impressed by Sophia Magdalena's beauty, but her silent nature made her a disappointment in court life.

On 9 DecemberGustav II Adolf was born. From the time of his birth until his coronation, his upbringing involved many lessons in politics, literature, military science, and physical development, making him physically and intellectually rounded.

Rise To The Throne Gustavus () was born in Stockholm to Duke Charles of Vasa and his second wife, Kristina. Five years later, the Lutheran duke seized the throne from his Catholic nephew. Distinguished historian of Scandinavia and Gustavus Professor Emeritus of History and Scandinavian Studies Byron Nordstrom on Sweden’s novel response to the novel coronavirus, the life of Swedish immigrant Swan Turnblad in Minnesota, and learning and teaching at liberal arts colleges.

Summary: Covers Swedish history from Gustavus Vasa through the life of Gustavus Adolphus in the 17th century. Also covers the war between Poland and Sweden, and the origin and first years of. This is the recounting of the dramatic life of the “The Golden King” and “The Lion of the North” Gustav Adolf, and the Swedish Empire during stormaktstiden – “the Great Power era”.

As Gustav II Adolf (King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden) waited in Werben, Germany, Johann Tserclaes, the Count of Tilly (Field Marshall of the Catholic League’s forces) received a message from Field. An illustration of an open book.

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The history of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden, sirnamed the Great. by Harte, Walter, Publication date. Gustavus Adolphus has been described by E N Williams as “the greatest Swedish King and one of the greatest statesman in European History”.

Gustavus became king in and ruled until his death in battle in His parents were Charles IX and Christina of Holstein. History of the life of Gustavus Adolphus, king of Sweden. London: Printed for the author; and sold by G. Hawkins, at the Middle Temple-Gate, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLIX [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Gustav, King of Sweden; Gustav, King of Sweden: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Gustavus Adolphus Gustavus Adolphus (l, king of Sweden ) was one of the dominant figures of the early seventeenth century. He made Sweden. Gustavus Adolphus (–), King of Sweden, has been rightfully hailed as the father of modern warfare and as the most outstanding commander of the Thirty Years' War (–).

Forming the first national conscript army in modern Europe, he emphasized officer education, strict discipline, rigorous training, and the combination of firepower and mobility, until he had forged a formidable.

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It usually fails to charge excessive. It is extremely difficult to leave it before concluding, once you begin to read the book. (Dario Murazik IV) THE HISTORY OF GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS, KING OF SWEDEN, SURNAMED THE GREAT VOLUME.

The History of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, Surnamed the Great To which is Prefixed An Essay on the Military State of Europe, Containing the Manners Nd Customs in the Early Part of the Seventeenth Cetury Author: Walter Harte.Gustavus Adolphus (9/19 December – 6/16 NovemberO.S./N.S.), also known in English as Gustav II Adolf or Gustav II Adolph, was the King of Sweden from toand is credited for the founding of Sweden as a great power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden).He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years' War, helping to determine the political as well as the religious.This book, first published inoffers the reader an interesting account of the Swedish King, Gustavus Adolphus (–) and his role as a commander during the Thirty Years' War.

The book is illustrated with numerous maps and line drawings, although the maps are a bit hard to read at times but sufficient to get an idea of the movements /5(7).