Konung Carl, a ship of the line armed with 108 cannons and was one of the few three deckers made for the Swedish navy. Painted by Étienne Compardel in 1694.

Konung Carl, a ship of the line armed with 108 cannons and was one of the few three deckers made for the Swedish navy. Painted by Étienne Compardel in

Battle at Orford Ness July 28, 1704 by Albert Berg. A Swedish convoy met an English fleet who forced the Swedes to show submission(which was forbidden by Swedish law and punishable by death) Swedish commander Gustaf Psilander refused and a battle took place. Psilander was imprisoned but was back in Sweden in February 1705. 16 Swedes died and 37 was wounded, 20 Englishmen were killed and 80 wounded, but the Swedish honor was preserved!

Battle at Orford Ness July 28, 1704 by Albert Berg. A Swedish convoy met an English fleet who forced the Swedes to show submission(which was forbidden by Swedish law and punishable by death) Swedish commander Gustaf Psilander refused and a battle took place. Psilander was imprisoned but was back in Sweden in February 1705. 16 Swedes died and 37 was wounded, 20 Englishmen were killed and 80 wounded, but the Swedish honor was preserved!

Battle of Bornhöft 1813, the Swedish hussars lead by Gustaf Bror Cederström blasts through the Danish front line. The battle of Bornhöft is the last battle fought between Swedes and Danes.

Battle of Bornhöft the Swedish hussars lead by Gustaf Bror Cederström blasts through the Danish front line. The battle of Bornhöft is the last battle fought between Swedes and Danes.

The archipelago fleet

The archipelago fleet

The battle of Lund was the decisive battle in the Scanian war which was part of the bigger Franco Dutch war of 1672–1678. The battle took place in the 4th of December 1676 between Charles XI of Sweden's 8000 strong army and Christian V of Denmark-Norway's 13,000 strong army, the Swedes stood victorious and the battle of Lund has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest battle ever to been fought on Europeans soil. By Johan Philip Lemke

The battle of Lund was the decisive battle in the Scanian war which was part of the bigger Franco Dutch war of 1672–1678. The battle took place in the 4th of December 1676 between Charles XI of Sweden's 8000 strong army and Christian V of Denmark-Norway's 13,000 strong army, the Swedes stood victorious and the battle of Lund has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest battle ever to been fought on Europeans soil. By Johan Philip Lemke

The battle of Lund was the decisive battle in the Scanian war which was part of the bigger Franco Dutch war of 1672–1678. The battle took place in the 4th of December 1676 between Charles XI of Sweden's 8000 strong army and Christian V of Denmark-Norway's 13,000 strong army, the Swedes stood victorious and the battle of Lund has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest battle ever to been fought on Europeans soil. By Johan Philip Lemke

The battle of Lund was the decisive battle in the Scanian war which was part of the bigger Franco Dutch war of 1672–1678. The battle took place in the 4th of December 1676 between Charles XI of Sweden's 8000 strong army and Christian V of Denmark-Norway's 13,000 strong army, the Swedes stood victorious and the battle of Lund has gone down in history as one of the bloodiest battle ever to been fought on Europeans soil. By Johan Philip Lemke

Battle at Orford Ness 1704 by Johan Tietrich Schoultz

Battle at Orford Ness 1704 by Johan Tietrich Schoultz

Battle scene from the Great Northern War by Cornelis Troost (1696-1750)

Battle scene from the Great Northern War by Cornelis Troost

Stormen på København. Carl X Gustafs assault on Copenhagen 1659

Carl X Gustafs assault on Copenhagen 1659

Carl X Gustaf of Sweden, aka Carolo Gustavus, during the battle of Warsaw 1656(The battle lasted for three days and in the end the small Swedish-Brandenburg force was victorious over the much lager Polish force). The scene depicts Carl X Gustaf in a melee with some Tatars during the battle, painted by Johann Philipp Lemke.

Carl X Gustaf of Sweden, aka Carolo Gustavus, during the battle of Warsaw 1656(The battle lasted for three days and in the end the small Swedish-Brandenburg force was victorious over the much lager Polish force). The scene depicts Carl X Gustaf in a melee with some Tatars during the battle, painted by Johann Philipp Lemke.

Battle of Bornhöft by Hjalmar Mörner.  Mörners hussars in action.

Battle of Bornhöft by Hjalmar Mörner. Mörners hussars in action.

Nils Ehrensköld battle of Gangut July 27, 1714. Shot barge HMS Elefanten is surrounded by Russian galleys by Jacob Hägg

Nils Ehrensköld battle of Gangut July Shot barge HMS Elefanten is surrounded by Russian galleys by Jacob Hägg

Pieter van Bloemens A battle scene from the Northern War, Swedish troops beating their enemies

Pieter van Bloemens A battle scene from the Northern War, Swedish troops beating their enemies

Gustav III of Sweden during the Battle of Uttismalm 1789 by Pehr Hilleström

Gustav III of Sweden during the Battle of Uttismalm 1789 by Pehr Hilleström

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