Anders Bille

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Anders Bille (March 19, 1600 – November 10, 1657) was the Danish Rigsmarsk, the officer leading the entire armed forces of Denmark, from 1642.[1]

From 1635 to 1643 he was the Governor of Ösel (Saaremaa).

He was mortally wounded in the defence of Fredriksodde during the Northern Wars against Sweden, and died after a few days in captivity.[1] He was a member of the Bille family.

References

  1. ^ a b Anders Bille, Den Store Danske Encyklopædi, retrieved 16 October 2013


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