In the 1640s he worked at Nykøbing Castle among other places and from 1651 to 52 he was Copenhagen's first City Surveyor (Danish: Stadskonduktør), involved in the cedestral registration and parcelling of Frederick III's New Copenhagen. In June 1659, during the Northern Wars, he participated in a failed attempt to recapture Kronborg Castle and was executed by the Swedish.
See also edit
- "Oluf van Steenwinckel" (in Danish). Gyldendal. Retrieved 2010-01-03.