Tutustu kiinnostaviin ideoihin!

Maria Eleonora and princess Christina mourn

Maria Eleonora and princess Christina mourn

In 1771-Adolf Fredrik, King of Sweden, ate himself to death. His last meal included lobster, smoked herring, caviar, sauerkraut, champagne, and fourteen servings of his favorite dessert, semla (a traditional Northern European pastry) in a bowl of hot milk. He is still known in Sweden as “the king who ate himself to death.”

In 1771-Adolf Fredrik, King of Sweden, ate himself to death. His last meal included lobster, smoked herring, caviar, sauerkraut, champagne, and fourteen servings of his favorite dessert, semla (a traditional Northern European pastry) in a bowl of hot milk. He is still known in Sweden as “the king who ate himself to death.”

18th Century depiction of Gustav II Adolf proposing to Maria Eleonora   (Nicolas Lafrensen)

18th Century depiction of Gustav II Adolf proposing to Maria Eleonora (Nicolas Lafrensen)

Kurfürstin Katharina von Brandenburg, geb. von Brandenburg-Küstrin (The paternal grandmother of Maria Eleonora

Kurfürstin Katharina von Brandenburg, geb. von Brandenburg-Küstrin (The paternal grandmother of Maria Eleonora

Maria Eleonora (black hat) at wedding of Karl X Gustav of Sweden and Hedwig Eleonora. Standing next to Maria Euphrosyne (the grooms sister)

Maria Eleonora (black hat) at wedding of Karl X Gustav of Sweden and Hedwig Eleonora. Standing next to Maria Euphrosyne (the grooms sister)

Portrait of Maria Eleonora pair with one of her husband Gustav II Adolf of Sweden

Portrait of Maria Eleonora pair with one of her husband Gustav II Adolf of Sweden

Audience scene with Gustav II Adolf and Maria Eleonora

Audience scene with Gustav II Adolf and Maria Eleonora

First visit of Gustav II Adolf to his betrothed Maria Eleonora

First visit of Gustav II Adolf to his betrothed Maria Eleonora

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