Gustav II Adolf
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Gustav II Ad·olf(äd′ôlf) Also known as "Gustavus Adolphus." 1594-1632.
King of Sweden (1611-1632) who increased Sweden's power through military successes during the Thirty Years' War. He was killed at the Battle of Lützen.
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