Person:Jacob De la Gardie (1)

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Jacob De la Gardie
b.20 Jun 1583 Reval, Russia
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  2. Maria Sofia De la Gardie1627 - 1694
  3. Christina Catharine De la Gardie1632 - 1704
  4. Axel Julius De la Gardie1637 - 1710
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Name Jacob De la Gardie
Gender Male
Birth[1] 20 Jun 1583 Reval, Russia
Death[1] 22 Aug 1652 Stockholms, Stockholm, Sweden


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Field Marshal and Count Jacob Pontusson De la Gardie (Reval, 20 June 1583 - Stockholm, 22 August 1652) was a and a soldier of the Swedish Empire.

He was appointed Privy Councilor in 1613, Governor of Swedish Estonia between 1619 and 1622, Governor General of Livonia in 1622, and Lord High Constable in 1620. He introduced reforms based on the then novel Dutch military doctrine into the Swedish army. He commanded the Swedish forces in Russia and against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. He also served as one of the five regents jointly ruling Sweden during the minority of Queen Christina.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Jacob De la Gardie, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).