Short info. This is the day the Swedish king Charles XII was shot and killed in what would be his final battle in Norway, in 1718. He was a pretty… Interesting king, who became beloved by Swedish romantic nationalists in the 19th century and by nazis in the following centuries.
Been thinking abut how long it has been since the two great wars in the last century and how many of those that lived through them, the fighting, the concentration camps are dying off now…
Nothing morbid, just musing about the future and the legacy of some special poets and writers.
This story has the kind of talk I wished I could have had with my mother when I was young about the subject.