Battle of Poltava (30 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Poltava". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4173, accessed 08 December 2016.]