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1634, Mar 241673, Oct 31
a Dutch-Swedish military leader. Königsmarck received an education despite the war and later joined the Swedish army. He took part in the bloody battle near Warsaw in 1656. In 1658 under Charles X command during the crossing over the frozen Great Belt Bridge to Funen he was caught by the Danes and was left free only after the Peace of Roskilde. In 1663 after the death of his father he became a vice-governor of the Duchy of Bremen-Verden and commander of Stade. He served the stadthouder William III of Orange in Bodegraven during the Rampjaar.
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