Otto Wilhelm von Fersen

Otto Wilhelm von Fersen (1623, Reval – 1703, Kurna) was a Swedish general and nobleman of the Fersen family, governor general of Ingmermanland and Kexholm from 1691 to 1698, field marshal 1693. He was the son of Hermann von Fersen the elder and cousin to Fabian von Fersen.

Otto Wilhelm von Fersen
Sarcophagus of Otto Wilhelm von Fersen in St Mary's Cathedral, Tallinn

After his death he was buried in St Mary's Cathedral, Tallinn, where a sarcophagus, probably created by the sculptor Johann Gustav Stockenberg,[1] was erected in his memory.

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  1. ^ "Estonian National Registry of Cultural Monuments, monument 1367". Retrieved 2018-03-09.