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Carl Henrik Wrangel
CARL HENRIK WRANGEL, friherre Wrangel af Adinal (January 28, 1681 – March 23, 1755) was an officer of the Swedish Army
Swedish Army
, eventually attaining the rank of Field Marshal
Field Marshal
. BIOGRAPHYHe was born in Haapsalu
Haapsalu
, the son of Reinhold Wrangel , father of Georg Gustaf Wrangel af Adinal , and nephew of Didrik Wrangel af Adinal . Wrangel entered military service at the age of 15 and participated in several of the Charles XII 's campaigns during the Great Northern War , in the process of which he was promoted to captain of Svea Life Guards and Lieutenant Colonel of Skånska ståndsdragonerna , but was captured in 1709 after the battle of Poltava
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Russia
Coordinates : 60°N 90°E / 60°N 90°E / 60; 90 Russian Federation Росси́йская Федера́ция (Russian ) Rossiyskaya Federatsiya Flag Coat of arms ANTHEM: "Gosudarstvenny gimn Rossiyskoy Federatsii " (transliteration ) "State Anthem of the Russian Federation" Location of Russia
Russia
(green) Russian-administered Crimea
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Lappeenranta
LAPPEENRANTA (Swedish : Villmanstrand) is a city and municipality situated on the shore of the lake Saimaa in southeastern Finland, about 30 kilometres (19 miles) from the Russian border. It belongs to the region of South Karelia . With approximately 73,000 inhabitants (31 March 2016) Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta
is the 13th largest city in Finland. The neighboring municipality of Joutseno was consolidated with Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta
on January 1, 2009, and the neighboring municipality of Ylämaa on January 1, 2010. Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta
is known as an international university city in Finland
Finland
with Lappeenranta
Lappeenranta
University of Technology and Saimaa University of Applied Sciences which together have approximately 13,000 students from 68 countries
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Peter Lacy
Count PETER VON LACY, or PYOTR PETROVICH LACY (Russian : Пётр Петро́вич Ла́сси), as he was known in Russia (26 September 1678 – 30 April 1751), was one of the most successful Russian imperial commanders before Rumyantsev and Suvorov
Suvorov
. During a military career that spanned half a century, he professed to have been present at a total of 31 campaigns, 18 battles, and 18 sieges. He died at Riga
Riga
, of which he for many years served as governor
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Friherre
FREIHERR ( ; male, abbreviated as Frhr.), FREIFRAU ( ; his wife, abbreviated as Frfr., literally "free lord" or "free lady") and FREIIN ( ; his unmarried daughters and maiden aunts) are designations used as titles of nobility in the German-speaking areas of the Holy Roman Empire , and in its various successor states, including Austria , Prussia
Prussia
, Bavaria
Bavaria
, Liechtenstein
Liechtenstein
, Luxembourg
Luxembourg
, etc. Traditionally it denotes the third-lowest titled rank within the nobility , above Ritter
Ritter
(knight ) and Edler (nobility without a specific title) and below Graf
Graf
(count, earl ) and Herzog
Herzog
(duke). The title superseded the earlier medieval form, EDELHERR. It corresponds to baron in rank
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Finland
FINLAND (/ˈfɪnlənd/ ( listen ); Finnish : Suomi ( listen ); Swedish : Finland
Finland
), officially the REPUBLIC OF FINLAND (Finnish : Suomen tasavalta, Swedish : Republiken Finland) is a sovereign state in Northern Europe
Europe
. The country has land borders with Sweden
Sweden
to the northwest, Norway
Norway
to the north, and Russia
Russia
to the east. To the south is the Gulf of Finland
Gulf of Finland
with Estonia
Estonia
on the opposite side. Finland
Finland
is a Nordic country and, together with Scandinavia
Scandinavia
, is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia
Fennoscandia
. Finland's population is 5.5 million (2016), and the majority of the population is concentrated in the southern region
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Stockholm
STOCKHOLM (/ˈstɒkhoʊm, -hoʊlm/ ; Swedish pronunciation: or ( listen )) is the capital of Sweden
Sweden
and the most populous city in the Nordic countries
Nordic countries
; 942,370 people live in the municipality , approximately 1.5 million in the urban area , and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area . The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren
Mälaren
flows into the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago
Stockholm archipelago
. The area has been settled since the Stone Age , in the 6th millennium BC
6th millennium BC
, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl
Birger Jarl
. It is also the capital of Stockholm County
Stockholm County

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Lieutenant-General
LIEUTENANT GENERAL, LIEUTENANT-GENERAL and similar (abbrev LT. GEN, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries. The rank traces its origins to the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
, where the title of lieutenant general was held by the second in command on the battlefield, who was normally subordinate to a captain general . In modern armies, lieutenant general normally ranks immediately below general and above major general ; it is equivalent to the navy rank of vice admiral , and in air forces with a separate rank structure, it is equivalent to air marshal . A lieutenant general commands an army corps , made up of typically three army divisions , and consisting of around 60,000–70,000 soldiers (U.S.)
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Parliament Of Sweden
GOVERNMENT (138) * Social Democrats (113) * Green Party (25)OPPOSITION (THE ALLIANCE) (140) * Moderate Party (83) * Centre Party (22) * Liberals (19) * Christian Democrats (16)OTHER OPPOSITION (71) * Sweden Democrats (47) * Left Party (21) * Independent (3) ELECTIONS VOTING SYSTEM Party-list proportional representation Sainte-Laguë method See Elections in Sweden LAST ELECTION 14 September 2014 NEXT ELECTION 9 September 2018 MEETING PLACE Parliament
Parliament
House Helgeandsholmen Stockholm
Stockholm
, 100 12 Kingdom of Sweden WEBSITE http://www.riksdagen.seThe RIKSDAG (Swedish : riksdagen or Sveriges riksdag) is the national legislature and the supreme decision-making body of Sweden
Sweden

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Nordisk Familjebok
NORDISK FAMILJEBOK (Swedish: , Nordic Family Book) is a Swedish encyclopedia that was published in print form between 1876 and 1957, and that is now fully available in digital form via Project Runeberg at Linköping University . CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Print editions * 2 Further reading * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYPRINT EDITIONSThe first edition of Nordisk familjebok
Nordisk familjebok
was published in 20 volumes between 1876 and 1899, and is known as the " Idun edition" because it bears a picture of Idun , the Norse mythologic goddess of spring and rejuvenation, on its cover. This was published during almost a quarter of a century, and particularly the first ten volumes contain material which are not seen in later editions
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Caps (party)
The CAPS (Swedish : Mössorna) were a political faction during the Age of Liberty (1719–1772) in Sweden
Sweden
. The primary rivals of the Caps were known as the Hats . The Hats are actually responsible for the Caps' name, as it comes from a contraction of Night-cap, a name used to suggest that the Caps were the soft and timid party. The Caps represented mostly peasants and clergymen. CONTENTS * 1 Policy * 2 Majority leaders * 3 See also * 4 References POLICYThe foremost representative of the Age of Liberty, de facto leader of government and of the Caps from 1719 to 1738 was the Chancery President, Count Arvid Horn
Arvid Horn
. Horn reversed the traditional policy of Hats and Sweden
Sweden
by keeping the Kingdom of France at a distance and drawing near to Russia
Russia

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Dalarna
DALARNA (Swedish pronunciation: listen (help ·info ), English exonym : DALECARLIA), is a historical province or landskap in central Sweden
Sweden
. Another English language
English language
form established in literature is THE DALES. Dalarna
Dalarna
adjoins Härjedalen , Hälsingland , Gästrikland , Västmanland and Värmland . It is also bounded by Norway
Norway
in the west. Borders of the province mostly coincide with the modern administrative Dalarna County (län ). The word "Dalarna" means "the dales" (valleys). The area is a popular vacation destination for Swedes from the south, who often travel there to relax during summer vacations, drawn by good fishing lakes, beautiful campgrounds, and deep forests
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Dalecarlian Rebellion (1743)
The DALECARLIAN REBELLION of 1743, also known as the FOURTH DALECARLIAN REBELLION and STORA DALDANSEN (Swedish : the great Dalecarlian dance) was a rebellion that broke out in the Swedish province of Dalarna
Dalarna
in 1743. Its cause was the peasants' dissatisfaction with the "lords' government" of the Age of Liberty . This dissatisfaction was strongest in Dalarna, partly because the Hats had introduced restrictions in the Dalecarlians' free exchange of goods with neighboring Norway
Norway
, but mainly because of the unlucky Russo-Swedish War (1741–43) to which the peasants had to provide soldiers. It was the last major uprising in Sweden
Sweden
to have started in rural areas
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Privy Council Of Sweden
The COUNCIL OF THE REALM, or simply THE COUNCIL (Swedish : Riksrådet: sometimes in Latin : Senatus Regni Sueciae) was a cabinet of medieval origin, consisting of magnates (Swedish : stormän) which advised, and at times co-ruled with, the King of Sweden
Sweden
. The 1634 Instrument of Government , Sweden's first written constitution in the modern sense, stipulated that the King must have a council, but he was free to choose whomever he might find suitable for the job, as long as they were of Swedish birth. At the introduction of absolutism, Charles XI had the equivalent organ named as ROYAL COUNCIL (Swedish : Kungligt råd). In the Age of Liberty , the medieval name was reused, but after the bloodless revolution of Gustav III , the old organ was practically abolished
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Skaraborgs Regemente (infantry)
The SKARABORG REGIMENT (Swedish : Skaraborgs regemente), designation I 9, was a Swedish Army
Swedish Army
infantry regiment that traced its origins back to the 16th century. It was converted to an armoured regiment in 1942. The regiment's soldiers were recruited from Skaraborg County , and it was later garrisoned there. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Organisation * 3 Name, designation and garrison * 4 Commanders * 5 See also * 6 References HISTORYThe regiment has its origins in fänikor (companies) raised in Skaraborg in the 16th century. In 1613, these units—along with fänikor from the nearby province of Dalsland
Dalsland
and Älvsborg County —were organised by Gustav II Adolf into Västergötlands storregemente , of which eight of the total 24 companies were recruited in Skaraborg County
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