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The following year, Valdemar attacked Skane, and Magnus relinquished Skane,
Blekinge, and Halland in return for Valdemar's promise of help against Magnus'
Swedish enemies. In 1361 Valdemar attacked Gotaland and captured Visby, ...
In this perspective, the wars between Denmark and Sweden might be divided
into the following periods: (1) the Swedish buildup, 1520-1628; (2) Swedish
predominance, 1628-1709; (3) the annihilation of Sweden as a great power (
The Swedish, or Carolingian, absolutism, named after him, was exploited by his
son, the most famous of all Scandinavian Kings, Charles XII (ruled 1697-1718).
The reign of Charles XII. Charles XII acceded to the throne at age 15 at a time ...
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