January 1577 in history

Died in January 1577

Jan 14 Jakob Bagge a Norweigan born Swedish admiral who fought for Sweden in the Count's Feud of 1534-1536 and the Northern Seven Years' War of 1563-1570. He also took part in the suppression of the rebellion of Nils Dacke. By the 1550s, Bagge was considered the most experienced of Sweden's admirals. He was the son of Norweigan nobleman Thord Olofsson Bagge and his wife Ingeborg Jakobsdotter