Courtesy of The Royal Armoury (http://emuseumplus.lsh.se/eMuseumPlus). Charles XII's (Karl XII's) blue uniform worn by him on the day he was shot to death, the 30th of November 1718. This is the only garment worn by Charles XII that has been preserved. The edge of his cloak still bares traces of the mud from the trenches.

Swedish king Karl XII’s blue uniform worn by him on the day he was shot to death while inspecting trenches during siege to the fortress of Fredriksten, Charles was struck in the head by a projectile and killed.

Portrait of King Charles XII of Sweden, Great Northern War, 1893 by Julius Kronberg (Swedish 1850-1921)

Portrait of King Charles XII of Sweden, Great Northern War, 1893 by Julius Kronberg (Swedish

battle of narva - Sök på Google

The Swedish Victory at Narva by Gustaf Cederström. The defeated Russian prisoners surrendering their arms with heads bowed to Karl XII.

Pinterest
Search