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  1. 12 de abr. de 2024 · Charles XII (born June 17, 1682, Stockholm—died November 30, 1718, Fredrikshald, Norway) was the king of Sweden (1697–1718), an absolute monarch who defended his country for 18 years during the Great Northern War and promoted significant domestic reforms.

  2. 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 Sweden. It was first published in 1731.

  3. Charles XII, sometimes Carl XII ( Swedish: Karl XII) or Carolus Rex (17 June 1682 – 30 November 1718 O.S. [1] ), was King of Sweden (including current Finland) from 1697 to 1718. He belonged to the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, a branch line of the House of Wittelsbach.

  4. 28 de jun. de 2011 · History of Charles XII, king of Sweden. by. Voltaire, 1694-1778. Publication date. 1880. Topics. Charles XII, King of Sweden, 1682-1718. Publisher. [s.l. : s.n.]

  5. Charles XII began his Russian offensive in 1707. The Russians for the first time used a scorched-earth strategy, thus diverting the Swedish armies from Moscow to Ukraine , where the Swedes suffered a crushing defeat at Poltava in June 1709.

  6. Charles XII, Swedish Karl, (born June 17, 1682, Stockholm, Swed.—died Nov. 30, 1718, Fredrikshald, Nor.), King of Sweden (1697–1718). Son of Charles XI, he became absolute monarch at age 15.

  7. 18 de sept. de 2018 · Born into a military world where Sweden was a nation renowned for the quality of its fighting men, King Charles XII would go on to earn the nickname ‘The Last Viking’ and lose his life in battle. Other nicknames dubbed him ‘The Lion of the North’ and ‘The Swedish Meteor’.