Friedrich Knebel

Friedrich Knebel (died 1574) was an alderman of the Free City of Lübeck and a naval admiral who participated in the Northern Seven Years War as an ally of Denmark-Norway against Sweden. He commanded the Lübeck fleet at the first battle of Öland in 1564 and the naval battle of August 14, 1564 in the Baltic Sea.[1]

Friedrich Knebel
BornWesel
Died15 December 1574
Lübeck
AllegianceLübeck Free City of Lübeck
Battles/wars
Cannon from Knebel's sunken flagship Engel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Emil Ferdinand Fehling: Lübeckische Ratslinie. Lübeck 1925, Nr. 672