Austria gains Dresden when Frederick II is defeated at Kunersdorf (37 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At the Battle of Kunersdorf , Frederick II of Prussia is dramatically defeated by a joint force of Russian and Austrian troops. As a result of their victory, the key city of Dresden now falls into Austrian hands.

Citation:
Editors. "Austria gains Dresden when Frederick II is defeated at Kunersdorf". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17744, accessed 02 December 2016.]