Battle of Poltava

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Historical Context Note

The Battle of Poltava was the decisive victory of Peter I of Russia over Charles XII of Sweden in the most famous of the battles of the Great Northern War.

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Editors. "Battle of Poltava". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4173, accessed 26 November 2014.]