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Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1983. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 801, no. 9).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 801, no. 9.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination24p.
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16968620M

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The history of Charles the Twelfth, king of Sweden Item Preview remove-circle Charles XII, King of Sweden, Publisher New-York, Leavitt & company Collection.   To the world at large, King Carl Gustaf of Sweden is the ­perfect 21st-century ­monarch. A charming man of quiet ­dignity, loved by his people as an ordinary family man, his main hobby is Scouting.

Looking for literature recommendations on Charles XII of Sweden [Details within] Greetings! I do hope this is the correct place to ask: I'm planning to create a game (a visual novel, to be precise) using Charles XII of Sweden's life and reign as a basis for the story. Following the death of Charles XI of Sweden, his young son Charles XII became king, and in , only 15 years old, was proclaimed of age and took over the rule from the provisional government. The states which Sweden's expansion into a great power had primarily been at the expense of, Denmark and Russia, formed a coalition with Saxony two years later to partition Sweden.

CHARLES XII., born in Stockholm, J , killed at the siege of the fortress of Frederikshald, Norway, Dec. 11, He was the eldest son of Charles XI. (), a peaceful prince, who improved the internal condition of his kingdom, opened the succession to females, and left the crown with a full treasury to his son. Charles XII, the dynamic young king who led Sweden into the Eighteenth Century, is not nearly as well known today as his contemporary Peter the Great, Czar of Russia. In his own short lifetime, however, Charles also was a shaper of history.


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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 Get this from a library.

The history of the remarkable life of the renowned Charles XII. King of Sweden. 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.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>, schema:MediaObject\/a>. The history of the remarkable life of the renowned Charles XII.: King of Sweden. Giving an Account of his many Sieges and Battles with the Kings of Denmark and Poland, and the Czar of Muscovy.

His Flight into Turkey, and his Behaviour at Bender. With the. Get this from a library. The history of the remarkable life of the brave and renowned Charles XII.: King of Sweden. Giving an Account of His many Sieges, and Battles with the Kings of Denmark and Poland, and the Czar of Muscovy.

His Defeat by the Czar at Pultowa. His Flight into Turkey, and his Behaviour at Bender. With the Manner of his Death at the Siege of Frederickshall in Norway. Get this from a library. The History of the remarkable life of the brave and renowned Charles XII. King of Sweden.: Giving an account of his many sieges and battles with the Kings of Denmark and Poland, and the Czar of Muscovy, -his defeat by the Czar at Pultowa.

His flight into Turkey, and his behaviour at bender. With the manner of his death at the siege of Frederickshall, in Norway. An illustration of an open book. Books.

An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Voltaire's history of Charles XII, king of Sweden". Charles XII, (born JStockholm—died Nov. 30,Fredrikshald, Nor.), 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. Charles XII, sometimes Carl XII (Swedish: Karl XII) or Carolus Rex (17 June – 30 November O.S.), was the King of Sweden from to He belonged to the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, a branch line of the House of s was the only surviving son of Charles XI and Ulrika Eleonora the assumed power, after a seven-month caretaker government, at the.

(3) Charles XII was according to Voltaire not a great man, but "the most extraordinary man, perhaps, that ever appeared in the world": the young king Charles XII read the histories of Ceasar and Alexander the Great, and when a great European alliance was formed to annihilate the Swedish empire which the young king had inherited, he set out from Reviews: 3.

As an avid reader of military history, I was keen to learn more on King Charles XII of Sweden. Unfortunately I am none the wiser on recieving my copy of this book. In fact calling it a book is a stretch, it is a photocopy of a book, a badly copied photocopy of a book.

In some sections ink blotches cover parts of the text, rendering them s: 3. History of Charles XII (French: Histoire de Charles XII) is a historical work by the French historian, philosopher, and writer Voltaire about Charles XII, king of was first published in. The 'star' of the book, however, is Charles XII and he is well worth reading about, an extraordinary leader with many attributes and faults that leads Sweden to victory and loss.

If you are interested in European history and know little of Sweden's powerful image in the 's then by all means dig in. It is worth it, s:   : The history of Charles XII. King of Sweden.

(): Voltaire: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Account Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books. Go Search Hello Select your address. The history of Charles XII King of Sweden by Mr De Voltaire sixth edition.

MD CC XXXII It has a handwritten date 3. 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 XI, also Carl (Swedish: Karl XI) also Charles IV (24 November – 5 April OS) was King of Sweden from until his death, in a period of Swedish history known as the Swedish Empire (–).

He was the only son of King Charles X Gustav of Sweden and Hedwig Eleonora of father died when he was four years old, so Charles was educated by his. THE MILITARY HISTORY OF CHARLES XII, King of Sweden, (originally published ) Contained detailed orders of battle and battle maps.

Vol. 1 pages, 41 illustrations, This three volume work is a highly detailed study of Charles XII s campaigns in the Great Northern War, against the. Charles XII’s body, a visible hole obtained under Fredrikshald. Photograph from Charles XII Wittelsbach’s death ended the era of Swedish Hegemony in northern Europe.

He was the last absolute ruler, the last warrior – king, who continued the policy of conquests initiated by his predecessors. Much of the credit for Sweden’s protracted resistance rests with the fifth, last and most controversial of this line of notable rulers: Charles XII (). History.

Sonshō-ji was founded in the early Heian period. History of Charles XII, King of Sweden () The Age of Louis XIV () The Age of Louis XV (–) Annals of the Empire – Charlemagne, A.D Famous quotes containing the word history.The Military History of Charles XII, King of Sweden, Volume 2 Gustavus Adlerfeld, Carl Maximilian Emanuel Adlerfelt, Henry Fielding J.

and P. Knapton, - Pultowa, Battle of, The History of Charles the Twelfth (XII), King 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.