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|Part of Russo–Swedish Wars and Napoleonic Wars|
Map of notable locations in Finland during the war
| Russian Empire
|Commanders and leaders|
Bogdan von Knorring
Barclay de Tolly
Nikolay Ivanovich Demidov
|Wilhelm Mauritz Klingspor
Carl Johan Adlercreutz
Georg Carl von Döbeln
|August 1808: 95,000+ soldiers||August 1808: 36,000+ soldiers|
The Finnish War (Swedish: Finska kriget, Finnish: Suomen sota, Russian: Русско-шведская война 1808—1809) was a war fought in 1808-1809 between Russia and Sweden. King Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden lost, and Sweden lost its Eastern third. The lost land became the autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland.
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