Battles Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire

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List of Swedish Empire battles in the Great Northern War, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Great Northern War involving the Swedish Empire is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Great Northern War battles that involved Great Northern War you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Battle of Dynekilen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Dynekilen Strömstad, Sweden - The naval Battle of Dynekilen took place on 8 July 1716 during the Great Northern War.

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Battle of Erastfer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Erastfer Swedish Livonia, Latvia - The battle of Erastfer took place on 29 December 1701 / 30 December 1701 / 9 January / 1702 near Erastfer in eastern Swedish Livonia between a Russian force of 18,800 men led by general Boris ...more

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Battle of Gadebusch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Lübeck, Germany - The Battle of Gadebusch or Wakenstädt was Sweden's final great victory in the Great Northern War. It was fought by the Swedes to prevent the loss of the city of Stralsund to Danish and

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Battle of Gemauerthof is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Vilce parish - The Battle of Gemauerthof was a battle in the Great Northern War, fought south of Riga, in present day Latvia in July of 1705. The Swedish forces under Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt fought a Russian ...more

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Battle of Grengam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Grengam Baltic Sea - The Battle of Grengam of 1720 was the last major naval battle in the Great Northern War that took place in the Åland Islands, in the Ledsund strait between the island communities of ...more

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Battle of Holowczyn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Holowczyn Minsk, Belarus - The Battle of Holowczyn or Holofzin or Golovchin was fought between the Russian army, led by Field Marshal Boris Sheremetyev, and the Swedish army, led by Charles XII of Sweden, only 26 years of ...more

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Battle of Jakobstadt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Inflanty Voivodeship - The Battle of Jakobstadt, was a battle fought in the Great Northern War. It took place on 25 July 1704 / 26 July 1704 / 5 August 1704 between a Swedish army under Adam Ludwig Lewenhaupt and a ...more

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Battle of Kalisz is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Kalisz, Poland - The Battle of Kalisz took place on October 29, 1706 in Kalisz, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth during the Great Northern War. It was a three hour fight which could have been prevented if Augustus ...more

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Battle of Klissow is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Kielce, Poland - The Battle of Klissow took place on July 8 / July 9 / July 19, 1702 near Kliszów, Poland-Lithuania, during the Great Northern War. The numerically superior Polish-Saxon army of August II ...more

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Battle of Lesnaya is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Lesnaya Belarus - The Battle of Lesnaya, was one of the major battles of the Great Northern War. It took place on September 28, 1708 / September 29, 1708 / October 9, 1708 between a Russian army of 18,000 ...more

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Battle of Malatitze is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Malatitze Mstsislaw Voivodeship - The Battle of Molyatichi, also known as the Battle of Dobroye, took place on August 31, 1708 at Molyatichi during the Great Northern War. The Russian army of Peter the Great under the command of ...more

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Battle of Narva is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Narva, Estonia - The Battle of Narva on 19 November 1700 was an early battle in the Great Northern War. A Swedish relief army under Charles XII of Sweden defeated a Russian siege force three to four times its ...more

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Battle of Narva is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Narva Narva, Estonia - The Battle of Narva was the second Russian siege of Swedish Narva during the Great Northern War, resulting in the capture of the town by Russia on 9 August 1704 and the subsequent massacre of ...more

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Battle of Ösel Island is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Ösel Island Baltic Sea - The Battle of Osel Island took place on May 24, 1719, during the Great Northern War. It was fought near the island of Saaremaa. It led to a victory for the Russian captain Naum Senyavin, whose ...more

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Battle of Pälkäne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Pälkäne Pälkäne, Finland - The Battle of Pälkäne, sometimes called the Battle at Kostianvirta or Battle on the Pialkiane River was fought between the Russian army under Admiral Fyodor Apraksin and the defending ...more

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Battle of Poltava is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Poltava, Ukraine - The Battle of Poltava on 27 June 1709 was the decisive victory of Peter I of Russia, also known as Peter the Great, over the Swedish forces under Field Marshal Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld, in ...more

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Battle of Poznań is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Poznań, Poland - The Battle of Poznań was a battle that took place on August 9, 1704 in Poznań, Poland during the Great Northern War. The Swedes won the battle.

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Battle of Punitz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Poniec, Poland - The Battle of Poniec took place on October 28, 1704 in Poniec, Poland, during the Great Northern War. The Swedish Army under Charles XII unsuccessfully dislodged the Saxon Army under Johann ...more

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Battle of Pułtusk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Pułtusk, Poland - The Battle of Pułtusk took place on April 21, 1703 in Pułtusk during the Great Northern War. The Swedish army under the command of Charles XII defeated the Saxon army under Adam Heinrich von ...more

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Battle of Stäket is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Stäket Stockholm archipelago - The Battle of Stäket was a minor battle during the Great Northern War. A probing Russian force, circumventing Vaxholm Castle, attempted to pass through Baggensstäket, a very narrow ...more

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Battle of Storkyro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Ostrobothnia - The Battle of Isokyro was fought on February 19, 1714 / March 2, 1714 at the villages of Napue and Laurola in Isokyro parish, Ostrobothnia, Swedish Empire between the Swedish and the Russian ...more

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Siege of Stralsund is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Stralsund, Germany - The Siege of Stralsund was a battle during the Great Northern War. The Swedish Empire defended her Swedish Pomeranian port of Stralsund against a coalition of Denmark-Norway, the Electorate of ...more

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Battle of Warsaw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Battle of Warsaw Warsaw, Poland - The Battle of Warsaw took place on 31 July 1705 near Warsaw. Swedish forces under Carl Nieroth defeated the Polish-Lithuanian-Saxonian forces under Otto Arnold von Paykull.

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Charles XII invasion of Russia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Charles XII invasion of Russia Russia - The invasion of Russia by Charles XII of Sweden was a campaign undertaken during the Great Northern War between Sweden and the allied states of Russia, Poland, and Denmark. The invasion began ...more

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Crossing of the Düna is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Livonia - The Crossing of the Düna took place during the Great Northern War on July 8 / July 9 / July 19 1701 near the city of Riga, present-day Latvia. The Swedish king Charles XII was in hot ...more

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Pruth River Campaign is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Prut - The Russo-Ottoman War of 1710–11, also known as the Pruth River Campaign after the main event of the war, erupted as a consequence of the defeat by the Russian Empire of Sweden in the Battle of ...more

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Siege of Nöteborg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Siege of Nöteborg Shlisselburg, Russia - The Siege of Nöteborg was one of the first sieges of the Great Northern War, when Russian forces captured the Swedish fortress of Nöteborg, later renamed Shlisselburg, in October 1702. ...more

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Siege of Tönning is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Siege of Tönning Duke of Holstein-Gottorp - During the Great Northern War, the fortress of Tönning in the territory of Holstein-Gottorp, an ally of the Swedish Empire, was besieged twice: Denmark-Norway was forced to lift the first ...more

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Siege of Vyborg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Siege of Vyborg Vyborg, Russia - The Siege of Viborg took place in the spring of 1710 during the Great Northern War, as a second attempt by the Russians to capture the fortress town of Viborg after a failed attempt in 1706. ...more

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Skirmish at Bender is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Great Northern War Battles Involving the Swedish Empire
Skirmish at Bender Bender, Moldova, Moldova - The Skirmish at Bender was devised to remove Charles XII of Sweden from the Ottoman Empire after his military defeats in Russia. It took place on February 1, 1713 on Ottoman territory, in what ...more