Swedes

Swedes (Swedish: svenskar) are a nation and ethnic group native to Sweden, mostly inhabiting Sweden and the other Nordic countries, with descendants living in a number of countries.

Read more about Swedes:  Etymology, Swedishness and Integration of Immigrants, Language, Genetics, Geographic Distribution

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Siege Of Riga (1656)
... In 1652 Swedes had started construction of a new wall with 12 bastions around suburbs, but by 1656 the work had not been completed ... and Iunkmann dragoons approached Riga on August 20 and threw back the Swedes under count of Pärnu, Heinrich von Thurn into the city ... The Swedes evacuated the suburbs and withdrew to the old town ...
Fort Beversreede - Swedes
... Though the Swedes' colony included Dutch residents, the only official Dutch presence in the area was across the Delaware River at Fort Nassau, at the mouth of Big Timber Creek (sou ... The Swedes had a competing claim for land at the mouth of the Schuylkill River, and they often vandalized Fort Beversreede ... dismantled and relocated Fort Nassau to the Christina River, downstream from the Swedes' Fort Christina ...
Battle Of Kokenhausen - Prelude
... On 1 April the Swedes had taken the town but not the inner castle, which was still defended by a Polish garrison ... arrived around 11 May and in turn started to besiege the Swedes it grew to over 4,000 with 16 cannons by mid-June ... The Swedes decided to prioritize the relief of the Kokenhausen siege force ...
Battle Of Frisches Haff - First Operations
... The Swedes launched a first offensive but were beaten back in Stralsund by the Prussian army under marshal Lehwaldt ... to face the Russian threat, they put up a tenacious resistance to the Swedes and battles and skirmishes came one after the other without either of the belligerents able to gain a decisive ... Informed of these preparations, the Swedes decided to destroy this fleet ...
Swedes - Culture - Science and Technology
... The traditional engineering industry is still a major source of Swedish inventions, but pharmaceuticals, electronics and other high-tech industries are gaining ground ... Tetra Pak was an invention for storing liquid foods, invented by Erik Wallenberg ...