Gustavus II

Gustavus II

noun
(Gustavus Adolphus"Lion of the North") 1594–1632, king of Sweden 1611–32: national military hero (grandson of Gustavus I).
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Gustavus II
 
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See Gustavus Adolphus

Gustavus Adolphus or Gustavus II (əˈdɒlfəs)
 
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1594--1632, king of Sweden (1611--32). A brilliant general, he waged successful wars with Denmark, Russia, and Poland and in the Thirty Years' War led a Protestant army against the Catholic League and the Holy Roman Empire (1630--32). He defeated Tilly at Leipzig (1631) and Lech (1632) but was killed at the battle of Lützen
 
Gustavus II or Gustavus II
 
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