The history of Charles XII, king of Sweden

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  • Author: François-Marie Arouet Voltaire
  • Publisher: François-Marie Arouet Voltaire
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Date: Unknown
  • Pages: 382
  • Language: English

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This classic is organized as follows: I. Outline of Swedish history up to the time of Charles XI—Charles’s education—His enemies—Character-sketch of the Czar, Peter Alexiowitz—His peculiarities—Alliance of Russia, Poland, Denmark against Charles XII. II. Sudden and extraordinary transformation in the characte…