Gustav, Karl X

Born: Nov 08, 1622 AD
Died: 1660 AD, at 37 years of age.

Nationality: Swedish
Categories: King, Monarch

1622 AD - Born on November 8th in Nyköping Castle, Sweden. Swedish monarch.


1654 AD - He was crowned as King of Sweden.


             - He was an ally of Hetman Bohdan Khmelnytsky in the war against Poland.


1655 AD - Charles occupied most of the Polish Commonwealth and was recognized as king by the majority of the Polish nobles.


             - Conducted the First Northern War against a coalition eventually embracing Poland, Russia, Brandenburg, the Netherlands, and Denmark. His aim was to establish a unified northern state.


1657 AD - A Swedish-Cossack alliance against Poland was formally concluded in his name in Korsun with the Cossack starshyna.


1660 AD - Died on February 13th in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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