King Charles II barred Jews from settling in Stockholm.
King Charles II invaded Denmark. Forced Danish King to sign Peace of Travendal.
1700 · The Great Northern War
By 1658, Sweden had become a great power in northern Europe. The Great Northern War from 1700 through 1721 resulted in the loss of land amassed by Sweden in areas such as Germany, Norway, and Denmark. Nearly 200,000 Swedes lost their lives due to the war while Sweden lost much of its dominance in the Baltic Region.
Scandinavian (mostly Swedish): patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Swedish form of Benedict .