Johann VII von Nassau-Siegen

Johann VII von Nassau-Siegen

Birth
Lahn-Dill-Kreis, Hessen, Germany
Death 27 Sep 1623 (aged 62)
Siegen, Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Burial Siegen, Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Memorial ID 44268482 · View Source
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Studied in Heidelberg (1576). In the Dutch Republic he took part in the sieges of Steenwijk (1592), Coevorden (1592) and Groenlo (1597). His main interest was improving the artillery. In 1601-1602 he served as fieldmarshal in the Swedish army during the war againts Poland, in 1610 he commanded the army of the Palatinate. In 1616 he founded in Siegen a military academy.



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  • Added: 13 Nov 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 44268482
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johann VII von Nassau-Siegen (7 Jun 1561–27 Sep 1623), Find a Grave Memorial no. 44268482, citing Unteres Schloss, Siegen, Kreis Siegen-Wittgenstein, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany ; Maintained by FS (contributor 47055176) .