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a Dutch admiral that entered into Swedish service, becoming a Swedish admiral and a Swedish nobleman under the name Mårten Anckarhielm. He played an important role at the Battle of Fehmarn 1644. Thijssen distinguished himself as Dutch vice-admiral at the Battle of Albrolhos 1631. When the fleet returned to the Netherlands in 1634 he became master-attendant and munitions-master at the Admiralty of Zealand in Vlissingen. After the outbreak of the war between Sweden and Denmark, the Dutch-Swedish industrialist Louis De Geer in 1644 equipped at his own expense, a Dutch squadron under Thijssen, in order to strengthen the Swedish navy.
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Marten Anckarhielmunknown1631
 
16571657, Mar 21

Albrecht von Wallenstein1583, Sep 241604
 
16341634, Feb 25
 a Bohemian military leader and politician who offered his services, and an army of 30,000 to 100,...
Jacob Collaartunknown1625
 
16371637
 a Flemish admiral who served as privateer and one of the Dunkirkers in Spanish Habsburg service d...
Antonio de Oquendo1577, Oct1594
 
16391640, Jun 7
 a Spanish admiral; in 1639 he was in command of the Spanish forces at the Battle of the Downs. In...
Jan Evertsen1600, Feb 11630
 
16391666, Aug 5
 a Dutch admiral during the 17th century. His greatest successes were in 1628 preventing the inter...
Marten Anckarhielmunknown1631
 
16571657, Mar 21
 a Dutch admiral that entered into Swedish service, becoming a Swedish admiral and a Swedish noble...
Koxinga 1624, Aug 241646
 
16621662, Jun 23
 a Chinese military leader who was born in Hirado, Japan to the Chinese merchant/pirate Zheng Zhil...
Cornelis Evertsen the Elder1610, Aug 41626
 
16661666, Jun 11
 a Dutch admiral. In 1626 Cornelis is first mentioned as actually serving on sea, during a private...
Abraham Crijnssenunknown1632
 
16691669, Feb 1
 a Dutch naval commander, notable for capturing Surinam from the British in 1667 during the Second...
Cornelis Evertsen the Younger1628, Apr 161648
 
16781679, Sep 20
 a Dutch Admiral from the 17th century. Cornelis was the son of Lieutenant-Admiral Johan Evertsen ...
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