These German provinces excluded themselves from Swedish power one by one, leaving Sweden with only a few northern German territories: Swedish Pomerania, Bremen-Verden and Wismar. The Swedish armies may have destroyed up to 2,000 castles, 18,000 villages and 1,500 towns in Germany, one-third of all German towns.
- 300 (2000)
- c. 546,000
- c. 290.000 (2008)
- c. 4.5–5 million
During George's lifetime Hanover acquired Lauenburg and Bremen-Verden. Shortly after George's accession in Hanover, the War of the Spanish Succession broke out. At issue was the right of Philip , the grandson of King Louis XIV of France , to succeed to the Spanish throne under the terms of King Charles II of Spain 's will .
Charles XII, sometimes Carl XII (Swedish: Karl XII) or Carolus Rex (17 June 1682 – 30 November 1718 O.S.), was the King of Sweden from 1697 to 1718. He belonged to the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, a branch line of the House of Wittelsbach.
He was the only son of King Charles X Gustav of Swedenand Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp. His father died when he was four years old, so Charles was educated by his governors until his coronation at the age of seventeen.
The Invasion of Hanover took place in 1757 during the Seven Years' War when a French army under Louis Charles César Le Tellier, duc d'Estrées advanced into the Electorate of Hanover and neighbouring German states following the Battle of Hastenbeck.
came under the administration of Bremen-Verden. From 1807 to 1810, the territory of Bremen-Verden was part of the Kingdom of Westphalia, from 1810 to 1814 part of France. In 1815 it was restored to the Kingdom of Hannover.
Christoph Bernhard von Galen was born on 12 October 1606 to Lutheran parents of the aristocratic von Galen family. His father, Dietrich von Galen, had estates in the Baltic region and bore the title of Marshal of Courland.
Erik Dahlbergh was born in Stockholm, Sweden.His early studies involved the science of fortification. Orphaned at an early age, Dahlbergh's studies qualified him as a scribe and in 1641 he found employment in Hamburg with Gerdt Rehnskiöld (1610−1658), senior accountant for Pommern and Mecklenburg.
30 noiembrie 1718, Fredrikshald) a fost rege al Suediei din 1697 până în 1718 și Duce de Bremen-Verden. Carol a fost singurul fiu supraviețuitor al regelui Carol al XI-lea al Suediei și al reginei Ulrika Eleonora; a urcat pe tronul Suediei la vârsta de 15 ani la moartea tatălui său. Trei ani mai târziu a părăsit țara pentru a se ...
Charles XII, sometimes Carl XII (Swedish: Karl XII) or Carolus Rex (17 June 1682 – 30 November 1718 O.S.), was the King of Sweden from 1697 to 1718. He belonged to the House of Palatinate-Zweibrücken, a branch line of the House of Wittelsbach. Charles was the only surviving son of Charles XI and Ulrika Eleonora the Elder.