Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails (28 words)

Historical Context Note

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Frederick the Great begins to besiege Olmütz (present-day Olomouc, in the Czech Republic), but after facing unexpectedly strong resistance, he is eventually forced to abandon the attempt.

Editors. "Frederick the Great besieges Olmütz but fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 24 October 2016.]