Gustav II Adolf


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Gustav II Ad·olf

(äd′ôlf) Also known as "Gustavus Adolphus." 1594-1632.
King of Sweden (1611-1632) who increased Sweden's power through military successes during the Thirty Years' War. He was killed at the Battle of Lützen.
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In 1625, Sweden's King Gustav II Adolf ordered four new ships to be built.
Peter in 1876 and named Gustavus Adolphus College to honor the Swedish King Gustav II Adolf (1594-1632), who defended Protestantism during the Thirty Years War.
The college is named in honor of Swedish King Gustav II Adolf.