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  • Name Jørgen BJELKE 
    Born 02 Jun 1621 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jun 1696 
    Person ID I2116  Conrad Jenssen Family Tree
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2013 

    Father Jens BIELKE,   b. 02 Feb 1580, til Ostraat Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Nov 1659, Sande, Norge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Sophie BROCKENHUUS,   b. 1587, til Ellingaard, Kjollberg Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1659  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 1610 
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Jørgen Bjelke
    Jørgen Bjelke
    Lieutenant General Jørgen Bjelke, after painting at Frederiksborg Castle

  • Notes 

      Jørgen Bjelke , born on 2 June 1621 , died 17 June 1696 was a Norwegian nobleman , official and officer . He was the son of chancellor Jens Bjelke and brother of General Henry Bjelke and chancellor Ove Bjelke .
      Bjelke followed his brother Henry to 1648 when he became sheriff in Norway. In 1657 he became General Commissar of War and conquered Jämtland and Härjedalen . By the King, he was appointed Lieutenant General and designed the 1658 reconquest of Trondheim County 1659-60 and took an honorable part in Halden's defense during the so-called Bjelke feud . After the war was called Bjelke to Denmark , became councilor and more but had little influence. He stood Griffenfeld close, and he would have liked to do Bjelke national commander, but in his case happened even Bjelke in disgrace, was dismissed in 1679. Bjelkes autobiography (to 1670) was published in 1890 by Julius Albert Fridericia .

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