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Coehoorn, Menno van

(1641—1704)


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(1641–1704). Born into a Dutch army family in Friesland, Coehoorn was to become one of the most influential military engineers of his age. He studied mathematics and fortification at the academy of Franeker and entered the army in 1657.

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From The Oxford Companion to Military History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Military History.


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