November 28th, 2005
Jürgen (Georg, Jerzy) Farensbach (1551-1602) info
Hey do you have information about Jürgen Farensbach who was a great Baltic-German commander during 16th Century Wars in Livonia. He served as mercenary in Holland, France (under admiral Cologny) and after year 1570 under Russian, Danish and at last Polish side. He was a Voivod of Wenden (Cesis) and landlord of Karkus (Karksi).
He died at the assault of Fellin (Viljandi) during the 1st Polish-Swedish war at 1602.