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Dagna
Thursday, March 12th, 2009, 03:44 AM
Sweden's German Possessions


http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1648.gif
At the peace of Westphalia Sweden receives Vorpommern, Wismar, Bremen-Verden and Wildeshausen.

http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1653.gif
In the settlement of Stettin a strip of Pomerania is declared as Swedish.

http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1654.gif
The first war over the town of Bremen results in a minor expansion of the Swedish duchy of Bremen.

http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1679.gif
The end of the Scanian war results in minor losses in Germany to Brandenburg, Münster and Lüneburg.

http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1719.gif
As a result of the great northern war 1700-1721 Bremen-Verden is ceded to Hanoveria.

http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1720.gif
Vorpommern south of the river Peene is ceded to Prussia.

http://www.tacitus.nu/images/kartor/Sverige/Tyskland1803.gif
Gustav IV Adolf pawns the German town of Wismar to Mecklenburg.

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Denmark is forced to exchange Norway for Vorpommern.

http://www.tacitus.nu/historical-atlas/scandinavia/germany.htm

Bodice Ritter
Wednesday, July 6th, 2011, 10:53 PM
One of my ancestors was the tax commissioner of then Swedish Stralsund.