Austria gains Dresden when Frederick II is defeated at Kunersdorf

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Austria gains Dresden when Frederick II is defeated at Kunersdorf". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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