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Halland Regiment

The Halland Regiment (Hallands regemente), designations I 16 and I 16/Fo 31, was a Swedish Army infantry regiment that traced its origins back to the 16th century. [1]

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Allotment system

The allotment system (indelningsverket; ruotujakolaitos) was a system used in Sweden for keeping a trained army at all times.

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Battle of Breitenfeld (1642)

The Second Battle of Breitenfeld, also known as the First Battle of Leipzig (23 October 1642), took place at Breitenfeld (some north-east of Leipzig), Germany, during the Thirty Years' War.

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Battle of Gadebusch

The Battle of Gadebusch or Wakenstädt (20 December 1712) was Sweden's final great victory in the Great Northern War.

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Battle of Lützen (1632)

The Battle of Lützen (6th November 1632) was one of the most decisive battles of the Thirty Years' War.

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Battle of Lund

The Battle of Lund, part of the Scanian War, was fought on December 4, 1676, in an area north of the city of Lund in Scania in southern Sweden, between the invading Danish army and the army of Charles XI of Sweden.

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Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

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Dalsland

Dalsland is a Swedish traditional province, or landskap, situated in Götaland in southern Sweden.

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Fähnlein

The Fähnlein (in Swedish: Fänika) was a military unit approximately equivalent to the company or battalion which was used in parts of Europe during the Middle Ages.

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Finnish War

The Finnish War was fought between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Russian Empire from February 1808 to September 1809.

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Franco-Swedish War

The Franco-Swedish War or Pomeranian War was the first involvement by Sweden in the Napoleonic Wars.

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General order

In militaries and paramilitary organizations, a general order is a published directive, originated by a commander, and binding upon all personnel under his command, the purpose of which is to enforce a policy or procedure unique to his unit's situation which is not otherwise addressed in applicable service regulations, military law, or public law.

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Great Northern War

The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Central, Northern, and Eastern Europe.

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Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden

Gustav II Adolf (9 December 1594 – 6 November 1632, O.S.); widely known in English by his Latinised name Gustavus Adolphus or as Gustav II Adolph, or as Gustavus Adolphus the Great (Gustav Adolf den store, Gustavus Adolphus Magnus, a formal posthumous distinction passed by the Riksdag of the Estates in 1634); was the King of Sweden from 1611 to 1632 and is credited as the founder of Sweden as a Great Power (Stormaktstiden).

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Halland

is one of the traditional provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), on the western coast of Sweden.

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Halmstad

Halmstad is a port, university, industrial and recreational city at the mouth of Nissan in the province of Halland on the Swedish west coast.

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Infantry

The infantry is the branch of a military force that fights on foot.

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List of Swedish regiments

This is a list of Swedish regiments and other military units (divisions, brigades, battalions, companies) that have existed since the 16th century.

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Northern Wars

Northern Wars is a term used for a series of wars fought in northern and northeastern Europe in the 16th and 17th century.

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Polish–Swedish War (1600–29)

The Polish–Swedish War (1600–1629) (sometimes considered a part of the larger trans-European Thirty Years' War) was twice interrupted by periods of truce and thus can be divided into.

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Provinces of Sweden

The provinces of Sweden, Sveriges landskap, are historical, geographical and cultural regions.

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Regiment

A regiment is a title used by some military units.

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Russo-Swedish War (1788–90)

The Russo-Swedish War of 1788–90, known as Gustav III's Russian War in Sweden, Gustav III's War in Finland and Catherine II's Swedish War in Russia, was fought between Sweden and Russia from June 1788 to August 1790.

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Scanian War

The Scanian War (Skånske krig, Skånska kriget, Schonischer Krieg) was a part of the Northern Wars involving the union of Denmark–Norway, Brandenburg and Sweden.

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Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War was fought between 1754 and 1763, the main conflict occurring in the seven-year period from 1756 to 1763.

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Swedish Army

The Swedish Army (Armén) is a branch of the Swedish Armed Forces; it is in charge of land operations.

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Swedish–Norwegian War (1814)

The Swedish–Norwegian War, also known as the Campaign against Norway (Fälttåget mot Norge), or the War with Sweden 1814 (Krigen med Sverige 1814); was a war fought between Sweden and Norway in the summer of 1814.

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Thirty Years' War

The Thirty Years' War was a series of wars in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.

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Västergötland

Västergötland (English exonym: West Gothland), is one of the 25 traditional non-administrative provinces of Sweden (landskap in Swedish), situated in the southwest of Sweden.

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Västergötlands storregemente

Västergötlands storregemente or Landsregementet i Västergötland (Västergötland Grand Regiment, Regiment of the Land in Västergötland) was one of the nine grand regiments organized by Gustavus Adolphus in the late 1610s and split into smaller regiments in the 1620s.

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Redirects here:

Hallands regemente, I 16/Fo 31, Vaestgoeta-Dals regemente, Vastgota-Dals regemente, Västgöta-Dals regemente.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halland_Regiment

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