Battle of Kircholm Part of the Polish- Swedish War (1600-1611) – popular memes on the site ifunny.co Livonia - Terrain of war operations. Already in the first years of the war the Swedes caused extensive damage along the Courland coast from Windau/Ventspils to Bulderaa/Bolderāja. The battle of Dirschau (or Tczew) was a minor Swedish victory during the Polish-Swedish War of 1600-1629. This took Poland by surprise. The war between Sweden and Poland was far from being terminated in 1618. BACK TO 1607-1609 OPERATIONS . The war is therefore divided into four sections: 1600-1611, 1617-1618, 1621-1625 and 1626-1629. Polish-Swedish War of 1600-1611 Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth Swedsih Empire 1602 1633 Dutch-Portuguese War Kingdom of Portugal (initially under Habsburg Spain domain) Habsburg Spain (until 1640) Kingdom of Cochin Potiguara Tupis Dutch republic Supported by: Kingdom of England (until 1640) Polish - Swedish War (1621 - 1625) was another war in the series of conflicts between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Swedish Empire (see Polish–Swedish wars).It began with a Swedish invasion of Polish-Lithuanian fief of Livonia.Swedish forces succeeded in taking the city of Riga after a siege. The Polish-Swedish War (1600–1629/1635) The Polish-Swedish War broke out in 1600 because of claims to the Swedish throne, but the fighting mainly took place in Livland and Courland. The first attempt at a proper navy, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Navy, achieved great success against Sweden in the Polish-Swedish War (1600-1629), but was completely destroyed by Denmark in 1637. The truce was short and in 1620 the military operations resumed. Origins. SIgismund was the King of Poland. ... Polish–Swedish War (1626–29) Invasion of Prussia. Introduction. He faced a challenge from a Polish-Lithuanian army under Hetman Alexander Koniecpolski. After invading Prussia in 1626, Gustav Adolf of Sweden had returned home for the winter, returning in May 1627. He was king of Sweden before he was deposed by Charles IX, Gustavus Adolphus’ father, in 1599. Win some, lose some. Lost 16 tons without a fight. During this period Livonia - known as Inflanty in Polish - was an important transit region for the Grand Duchy of Lithuania as well as the Duchy of Muscovy. This claim led to several wars between Sweden and Poland. 1600-1611. Swedish Wars 1600-1609. First Polish-Swedish War for Livonia, (1600–1611) Long an area of contention among Sweden, Poland, and Russia, the Baltic became the locus of fighting yet again when Sweden invaded and occupied most of Estonia and Livonia in 1600. Traces its origin to War against Sigismund. A clash between forces met at Gniew, which was a Swedish victory. Failed to capture Danzig. The Polish-Swedish War (1600-1629) The Polish-Swedish Wars were fought intermittently. War ended in a truce in 1611 following the death of the Swedish King Charles IX (Sigismund's uncle). Polish-Swedish War (1600-1611)-Polish King Sigismund III, claimed to be the rightful heir to the Swedish throne.