Henrik Bjelke

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Portrait of Henrik Bjelke by Karel van Mander III

Henrik Bjelke (13 January 1615 – 16 March 1683) was a Norwegian military officer. He was born at Elingård in Onsøy; the son of Jens Bjelke and Sophie Brockenhuus. He was in command of the Danish/Norwegian fleet from 1657 to 1679. He died in Copenhagen in 1683.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Henrik Bjelke – norsk sjøoffiser". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Helle, Knut (ed.). "Henrik Bjelke". Norsk biografisk leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 6 July 2012.