Charles XII of Sweden

by Ragnhild Marie Hatton

Publisher: Weybright and Talley in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 656 Downloads: 868
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  • Charles -- XII, -- King of Sweden, -- 1682-1718

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [531]-542.

Statement[by] R. M. Hatton.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 656 p.
Number of Pages656
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13575505M

Sweden--History--Charles XII, Table of contents Title Page iii. Three children of Charles XI of Sweden, Charles XII also Carl of Sweden, Swedish, Karl XII - Nationalmuseum - tif 2, × 2,; MB Throne of a Thousand Years portraits JPG × ; KBCountry of citizenship: Sweden. Charles XII (Swedish: Karl XII) was the king of Sweden from to He was born on J During his time as a king, he tried to expand Sweden's empire. He took part in the Nordic War (), in which his enemies were Denmark, Poland and Russia. England and the Netherlands supported him and his armies won over the Danes during a sea also . The offensive had been meticulously prepared. Recruits arrived from Sweden; German volunteers were formed into dragoon regiments of their own; and the army which began the march to Russia totalled s The difference in aim between Author: Ragnhild Hatton.

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King Charles XII of Sweden is a fascinating and enigmatic figures of early 18th-century European history. The war he fought, but eventually lost after a string of brilliant initial victories, was a significant turning point in European history.

Professor Ragnhild Hatton writes an fine biography of King Charles XII of Sweden (). Hatton focuses on the political, diplomatic, and military life of the Swedish monarch in this massive study. She stresses the Great Northern War, relating Charles XII's military campaigns in Denmark, Russia, Poland-Lithuania, Saxony, and Norway/5.

Charles the XII became king of Sweden as a teenager in and spent his reign at war until a musket ball brought his life to a close in (his excuse was that he didn't start it). Reading it one wouldn't have guessed that the same man also wrote Candide/5.

Something that was impossible during the modern age of King Charles XII of Sweden, King George I of England and the Great Northern War (). After reading Hattan's book on Charles XII, I have come to doubt some of my earlier certitude regarding the 3/5(2).

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Charles XII: A biographical sketch (Åsa Karlsson, Sweden) Charles XII as a Protagonist in International Perspective: An Overview (John B.

Hattendorf, United States of America) Swedish Grand Strategy and Foreign Policy, (Gunnar Åselius, Sweden) Charles XII’s Armies in the Field (Christer Kuvaja, Finland)Author: John Hattendorf.

Charles XII, King of Sweden Two centuries ago when the kingdoms of Northern Europe were struggling for supremacy on the Baltic and control of the narrow portal to the sea, there appeared a young prince, the marvel of his age, who made himself the arbiter Author: Oscar Browning.

After Charles XI died Charles XII enherited the Swedish Empire. He became king of the Swedish Empire in when he was 15 years of age.

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The History of Charles Xii King of Sweden in Eight Books by Voltaire (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. King Charles XII. AKA Charles. Born: Jun Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden Died: Nov Location of death: Fredriksten, Norway Cause of death: War Remains: Buried, Riddarholmskyrkan, Stockholm, Sweden Gender: Male Race or Ethnicity: White Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute Occupation: Royalty Nationality: Sweden Executive summary: Born: Charles XII, King of Sweden, -- Juvenile fiction; Filed under: Charles XII, King of Sweden, A Jacobite exile: being the adventures of a young Englishman in the service of Charles XII of Sweden / (London: Blackie & son, ), by G.

Henty and Paul Hardy (page images at HathiTrust). Charles XI, (born Nov. 24,Stockholm—died April 5,Stockholm), king of Sweden who expanded royal power at the expense of the higher nobility and the lower estates, establishing an absolutist monarchy that ended only with the death of Charles XII in Charles, the only son of Charles X Gustav and Hedvig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, was only.

Charles XII, also Carl (Swedish: Karl XII; 17 June – 30 November O.S.), 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 was the only surviving son of Charles XI and Ulrika Eleonora the assumed power, after a seven-month.

This historiographical essay will examine the views of only three biographers from three different centuries and countries on Charles XII of Sweden. Their works naturally have unique perspectives on Charles XII and are worth examining; both individually and in detail. Voltaire: Charles XII was the Bravest of the Brave.

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This scholarly biography of Sweden's Charles XII (), by a professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, provides a face-lifting of the monarch's ""undifferentiated war-lord image."" Charles' military skill both as a tactician and as an innovator has not been much questioned but his statesmanship has, and he has been faulted for.

Great Northern War: Swedish King Charles XII’s Campaigns. 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.

Both drawn and undeterred by the challenge of Author: Historynet Staff. Buy The History of Charles Xii, King of Sweden by Voltaire (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low 4/5(1).Charles XI also Carl, Swedish: Karl XI (24 November old style – 5 April old style [1]) was King of Sweden from until his death, in a period in Swedish history known as the Swedish empire (–).

Charles was the only son of King Charles X of Sweden and Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp. His father died when he was five years old, so Charles .