adelaer



adelaer defined in 1939 year

adelaer - Adelaer (kurt sivertses (1622-75));
adelaer - Scandinavian seaman. Norwegian by birth, Sivertsen became a sailor, first in the Dutch navy and then in that of Venice, for whom he fought with distinction against the Turks. In 1654, with a single vessel, he seriously damaged the Turkish fleet in the Dardanelles, and compelled the Turks to surrender at Tenedos. In 1662 he took command of the Danish fleet, retaining this post until his death, Nov. 5, 1675. His name of Adelaer, or the eagle, was given him by the Danes.

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