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Nicolaus von Braun (c1640-1718)

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Nicolaus von Braun (circa 1640 – 1718) was the regimental quartermaster at the Garrison Regiment in Malmo, Sweden.

BiographyEdit

Nicolaus von Braun, was born born around 1640 in Pomerania. He immigrated to Sweden in 1669 and was probably introduced at court in Stockholm by his cousin Nicodemus Tessin the Elder He served at the Riksänkedrottningens Regiment starting in 1673, and the Mountain Regiment starting in 1677. He participated in the Battle of Lund in 1676, where he was injured. Over the years, 1695-97/98, he was enlisted as an officer for William III of England. He was regimental quartermaster at the Garrison Regiment in Malmo, Sweden in 1705. He was head of the city guard. In 1710 he retired and in 1717 he was forced to sell his farm in Malmo and in 1718 he died destitute.

ReferencesEdit

  • Norström, Åke and Bjernehed, Tobias: Nicolaus von Braun - the major city of Malmö 1705-1710, in: Malmo Fornminnesförening yearbook, Volume 71, Malmö 2003rd


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