End of the Swedish rule: Estonia and Livonia capitulate

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1710

With the destruction of the Swedish main force, Peter I had insured its dominance in the Swedish Baltic provinces. All remaining unconquered Livonian and Estonian cities capitulated before the might of the big Russian army. Respective treaty was signed in Harku manor, near Tallinn, in last of the surrendering cities.

Image: Gustaf Cederström's painting of the Swedish king Charles XII after the Battle of Poltava.

 

Source: Ain Mäesalu, Tõnis Lukas, Mati Laur, Tõnu Tannberg. Eesti ajalugu I. Avita, Tallinn 1995

Image spurce: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/93/Mazepa2.JPG


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