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Herman van den Bergh

Also Known As: "'s Heerenbergh"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: 's-Heerenberg, Montferland, Gelderland, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Spa, Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of Willem IV, graaf van den Bergh and Maria van Nassau
Husband of Maria Mencia van Wittem
Father of Maria Elisabeth Clara van den Bergh
Brother of Frederik van den Bergh, heer van Boxmeer; Hendrik van den Bergh; Lodewijk van den Bergh; Catharina van den Bergh; Oswald van den Bergh and 1 other

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About Herman van den Bergh, markies van Bergen op Zoom

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herman_van_den_Bergh_(stadhouder)

Herman, Count van den Bergh (2 August 1558, Huis Bergh, 's-Heerenberg, Gelderland – 12 August 1611, Spa) was a Dutch soldier in the Eighty Years' War, knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece and stadtholder of Spanish Guelders.


Life


In 1584 he, his brothers Frederik and Hendrik and their father Willem IV van den Bergh joined the Spanish side in the War, though Herman was still active in States service as a captain and garrison commander active 's Heerenberg and Doetinchem. Whilst on the Spanish side Herman was more active in the 1591 Siege of Deventer, which surrendered to Maurice of Nassau after ten days. Two years later, in 1593, Herman was promoted to stadhouder of Spanish Guelders.

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Herman van den Bergh, markies van Bergen op Zoom's Timeline

1558
August 2, 1558
's-Heerenberg, Montferland, Gelderland, The Netherlands
1599
1599
Age 40
1610
August 22, 1610
Age 52
1611
August 12, 1611
Age 53
Spa, Belgium