Outbreak of War of Polish Succession

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Historical Context Note

The War of Polish Succession breaks out. Russia and the Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI recognise the Elector Augustus III of Saxony as ruler, whereas France supports the claim of Stanislaus Lesczcyinski.
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Editors. "Outbreak of War of Polish Succession". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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