Battle of Lützen

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Historical Context Note


The Battle of Lützen sees King Gustavus II of Sweden, supported by Saxon troops led by von Arnim, defeat the imperial commander Wallenstein, but he is also killed in action. The role of general of the Sweden army is filled by Bernhard Duke of Saxe-Weimar.
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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Lützen". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16047, accessed 05 September 2015.]