Christina, Queen of Sweden


Queen Christina Vasa of Sweden born Stockholm December 8, 1626 (d. 1689). Patron of the father of international law, Hugo Grotius; major influence on Peace of Westphalia, which ended Thirty Years War, 1648; held Swedish throne, 1644-53; student of Islam.


"If we let God act within us, how good it would be. . . What miracles would God not work within us and outside of us!" (Maxims cited by Tracy Marks; Bourdin port. In Swe Nat. Gal. pd)