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Noun: Gustavus Adolphus
  1. King of Sweden whose victories in battle made Sweden a European power; his domestic reforms made Sweden a modern state; in 1630 he intervened on the Protestant side of the Thirty Years' War and was killed in the battle of Lutzen (1594-1632)
    - Gustavus, Gustavus II

Type of: king, male monarch, Rex

Encyclopedia: Gustavus Adolphus, The Great