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1) Breitenfeld. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Breitenfeld, (bri´tnfelt´) (KEY) , village, Saxony, S central E Germany. It gave its name to two battles of the Thirty Years War. Gustavus Adolphus (Gustavus II)...

2) Torstensson, Lennart. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Swedish general in the Thirty Years War. He was one of the generals trained by Gustavus II in the new techniques of war. As commander of the Swedish artillery at...

3) Piccolomini, Ottavio. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Italian general in the service of the Holy Roman emperor during the Thirty Years War (1618-48). He came of a distinguished Sienese family. After fighting in Bohemia,...

4) Pappenheim, Gottfried Heinrich, Graf zu. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...German military leader, imperial field marshal in the Thirty Years War. A convert to Roman Catholicism, he became a counselor in the service of the Holy Roman emperor,...

5) Tilly, Johannes Tserklaes, count of. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bavarian and later imperial service during the Thirty Years War. A younger son of a noble family of Brabant, he served under Duke Alessandro Farnese and against the...

6) Leipzig. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...White Elster, and Parthe rivers. 1 EconomyOne of Germany's major industrial, commercial, and transportation centers, it has many rail lines and two airports. Manufactures...

7) Gustavus II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Gustavus II, (Gustavus Adolphus), 1594-1632, king of Sweden (1611-32), son and successor of Charles IX. 1 Military AchievementsGustavus's excellent education, personal...

8) Thirty Years War. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Thirty Years War, 1618-48, general European war fought mainly in Germany. 1 General Character of the WarThere were many territorial, dynastic, and religious issues...

9) Sweden. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kingdom of Sweden, constitutional monarchy (1995 est. pop. 8,822,000), 173,648 sq mi (449,750 sq km), N Europe, occupying the eastern part of the Scandinavian peninsula....

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