Charles XI


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Charles XI

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(Biography) 1655–97, king of Sweden (1660–97), who established an absolute monarchy and defeated Denmark (1678)
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Both the father and uncle of Magnus Stenbock were members of the regency government which ruled Sweden until King Charles XI (1655-97) came of age.
Bielke was the hero of the bloody Scanian war, but the trusted confidant of King Charles XI fell from grace when the king died.
In 1570 turkeys were roasted at the wedding feast of Charles XI of France and Elizabeth of Austria.