battle of Lutzen


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Noun1.battle of Lutzen - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632)battle of Lutzen - a battle in the Thirty Years' War (1632); Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeated the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein; Gustavus Adolphus was killed
Thirty Years' War - a series of conflicts (1618-1648) between Protestants and Catholics starting in Germany and spreading until France and Denmark and Sweden were opposing the Holy Roman Empire and Spain
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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In the Harleian Miscellanies there is an account of the battle of Lutzen which deserves to be read.
Gustavus Adolphus was shot in the head and killed at the battle of Lutzen in 1632.