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Carl XI (Charles XI of Sweden)

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Born: 1655 AD
Died: 1697 AD, at 41 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: King

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1655 - Born on November 24th in Stockholm. Swedish king.

1660 - Charles XI was king of Sweden.

         - He was 4 when he was crowned king, so a regency existed until he was 18.

1672 - He ruled without regency as the King of Sweden.

         - Charles came of age in December but his time of personal rule did not start until two years later. Charles used the Scanian War to his own advantage.

1676 - Charles defeated the Danes at Lund in December and then set about making peace with Denmark.

1697 - Charles died suddenly of stomach cancer in April aged just 41 years of age.

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