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Sweden in the 17th Century Part 2

Sweden in the 17th Century Part 2

The war with Poland, which broke out shortly after, overshadowed domestic political issues. In 1655, Carlo Gustavo invaded Poland, conquered Warsaw and Krakow and soon became the master of the country. The elector Frederick William of Brandenburg received East Prussia as a fiefdom from the king of Sweden. Meanwhile the Polish people were rebelling everywhere, the Russians invaded Livonia and in 1657 Denmark finally declared war. From the Polish theater of war, Carlo Gustavo made his way in forced marches…

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Sweden in the 17th Century

Sweden in the 17th Century

The unfolding of events made war against Poland inevitable. It was first fought in Livonia, where the Swedes suffered a defeat at Kirkholm in 1605; later, however, in Russia, at that time in full internal disintegration, and in the border districts between Finland and Russia. A considerable worsening of the situation in Sweden occurred in 1611, when war also broke out with Denmark. In the same year Charles IX died; his son Gustav II Adolfo (1611-1632) ascended the throne of…

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Sweden Public Policy

Sweden Public Policy

Current policy According to Digopaul, Sweden is a country located in the region of Northern Europe. Since 2014, Sweden has a minority government consisting of the Social Democrats (S) and the Environment Party (MP). After the very smooth election in 2018, the government has support in Parliament by the Center Party and the Liberals. Government formation took a record time, only over four months after the election, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven was able to re-form government. For decades in Swedish…

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