Otto Vellingk


Count Otto Ottoson Vellingk 1649, Jama, Swedish Ingria - 1708 was a Swedish general during the Great Northern War

Contents

  • 1 Biography
  • 2 References
  • 3 External links
  • 4 See also

Biography

He was born in 1649 to Otto Gotthardsson Vellingk and Christina Nilsdotter Mannersköld, and had a brother, Mauritz Wellingk He was promoted to general in 1698

He participated in key battles of Great Northern War including: the Battle of Narva in 1700, and the Crossing of Daugava near Riga in 1701 He participated in the Battle of Klissow on 9 July 1702 He was in the Battle of Punitz on 28 October 1704

He was made a royal advisor in 1705, and ennobled as a count in 1706

References

  1. ^ Robert Nisbet Bain Charles XII and the collapse of the Swedish empire, 1682-1719 who commanded the Swedish right, was mortally wounded, and his place was taken by General Otto Vellingk The magnificently attired and excellently mounted Polish cavalry charged the Swedes in gallant style, but were met not only by  

External links

  • The Battle of Klezow or Klissow 9 July 1702

See also

  • Great Northern War


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