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1594, Dec 91632, Nov 6
the King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632 and is credited as the founder of Sweden as a Great Power (Swedish: Stormaktstiden). He led Sweden to military supremacy during the Thirty Years' War, helping to determine the political as well as the religious balance of power in Europe. He was formally and posthumously given the name Gustavus Adolphus the Great (Swedish: Gustav Adolf den store, Latin: Gustavus Adolphus Magnus) by the Riksdag of the Estates in 1634.
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10/30/1611-Gustav II Adolf (17) becomes king of Sweden
06/26/1630-Swedish troops under Gustav II Adolf lands at Peenemunde 
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