Swedish Monarchs of German Descent: Christina, Queen of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Margaret I of Denmark, Charles XV of Sweden Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155870977

Published: August 18th 2011

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60 pages


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Swedish Monarchs of German Descent: Christina, Queen of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Margaret I of Denmark, Charles XV of Sweden  by  Books LLC

Swedish Monarchs of German Descent: Christina, Queen of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Margaret I of Denmark, Charles XV of Sweden by Books LLC
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 58. Chapters: Christina, Queen of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Margaret I of Denmark, Charles XV of Sweden,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 58. Chapters: Christina, Queen of Sweden, Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Margaret I of Denmark, Charles XV of Sweden, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, Charles XII of Sweden, Gustaf V of Sweden, Oscar II of Sweden, Charles X Gustav of Sweden, Eric XIV of Sweden, Charles XIII of Sweden, Charles XI of Sweden, Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden, Christian II of Denmark, Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden, Frederick I of Sweden, Eric of Pomerania, John, King of Denmark, Christian I of Denmark, Gustav III of Sweden, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Christopher of Bavaria, Albert, King of Sweden, Birger, King of Sweden.

Excerpt: Christina (Swedish: 18 December 1626 - 19 April 1689), later known as Christina Alexandra and sometimes Countess Dohna, was Queen regnant of Sweden from 1632 to 1654 and later a leader of the theatrical and cultural life of Rome. She was the only surviving legitimate child of King Gustav II Adolph and his wife Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg. As the heiress presumptive, at the age of six she succeeded her father on the throne of Sweden upon his death at the Battle of L tzen in the Thirty Years War. After converting to Catholicism and abdicating her throne, she spent her later years in France and Rome, where she was buried in St.

Peters Basilica. Christina was born in Stockholm, and her birth occurred during a rare astrological conjunction that fueled great speculation on what influence the child, fervently hoped to be a boy, would later have on the world stage. The king had already sired two daughters, both buried in Riddarholmskyrkan in Stockholm - a nameless princess born in 1620 and then the first princess Christina, who was born in 1623 and died the following year.

So great expectations arose at Maria Eleonoras third pregnancy in 1626, and the castle filled with shouts of joy when on December 8, she delivered a child that was...



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