Gustavus III

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Noun1.Gustavus III - king of Sweden who increased the royal power and waged an unpopular war against Russia (1746-1792)
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1600; the absolute hero: heroic greatness and royal absolutism in Sweden 1689-1715; and the enlightened hero: virtue, magnanimitas, and glory in panegyric poetry on Gustavus III 1771-92.
This library, established in 1771 by King Gustavus III, is one of the finest if its kind in Europe with extensive research collections.
What survive, however, are three of the Turkish tents erected by Gustavus III in 1787 at Haga, the royal park outside Stockholm (Fig.