History of Charles XII

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History of Charles XII
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The death of Charles XII of Sweden as shown in Voltaire's book
AuthorVoltaire
Original titleHistoire de Charles XII
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
SubjectHistory of Sweden
GenreHistory, Historiography
Publication date
1731

History of Charles XII ("Histoire de Charles XII") is a historical work by the French historian, philosopher, and writer Voltaire about Charles XII, king of Sweden. It was first published in 1731.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stenström, Thure (1997). "Voltaire, Histoire de Charles XII. Édition critique par Gunnar von Proschwitz (Les œuvres complètes de Voltaire, 4), Voltaire Foundation, Oxford 1996, samt Voltaire, Carl XII:s historia. Tolkning, inledning och kommentar av Gunnar von Proschwitz. Norstedts. Sthlm 1997" (PDF). Samlaren. Svenska Litteratursällskapet. 118: 302–304. ISSN 0348-6133.

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