Hace 5 días · Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, known as the "Lion of the North", at the Battle of Breitenfeld in 1631. From 1626 to 1629, Gustavus was engaged in a war with Poland–Lithuania , ruled by his Catholic cousin Sigismund , who also claimed the Swedish throne and had Imperial support.
9 de nov. de 2023 · The war’s third phase introduced the figure of Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632, who landed on the Pomeranian coast (on the southern Baltic shore) with nearly 18,000 troops in July 1630. That he entered the fray now was made possible by his own country’s Polish war having halted in 1629, leaving him free to ...
Hace 5 días · The rebel Bohemians offered their crown to the Calvinist Frederick V of the Palatinate on 26 August 1619. The Thirty Years' War began in 1618 as a result of inadequacies of his predecessors Rudolf II and Matthias. But Ferdinand's acts against Protestantism caused the war to engulf the whole empire.
9 de nov. de 2023 · Gustavus Adolphus, at the Battle of Lützen, as depicted by the Dutch artist Jan Asselijn (1610-1652). Build-up: Swedish advance As we have seen, the Thirty Years’ War entered a new phase in July 1630, when Sweden and its king, Gustavus II Adolphus, entered the conflict.
10 de nov. de 2023 · Gustavus Adolphus (19 December [O.S. 9 December] 1594 – 16 November [O.S. 6 November] 1632), also known in English as Gustav II Adolf or Gustav II Adolph was the King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632, and is credited for the rise of Sweden as a great European power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden).
16 de nov. de 2023 · Detail of 1636 family Triumph portrait, Elizabeth's oldest daughter, Elisabeth of the Palatinate, and youngest son, Gustavus Adolphus of the Palatinate The military defeat removed the prospect of returning to Prague, and the entire family was forced to flee.
13 de nov. de 2023 · Book And Memory : Gustavus Vassa, Alias Olaudah Equiano,... In one of the articles titled "Autobiography and Memory: Gustavus Vassa, alias Olaudah Equiano, the African" by Lovejoy P, he discusses how Equiano's book played a big role in abolishing the slave trade in Britain.