Wigbolt Ripperda (c.1535 - 1573) Icn_world

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Birthplace: Winsum, Winsum, Groningen, The Netherlands
Death: Died in Haarlem, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands
Cause of death: Onthoofd (decapitated) op de Grote Markt van Haarlem
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About Wigbolt Ripperda

Wigbolt Ripperda led Haarlem during the siege of Haarlem, a months-long military war of attrition that lasted from December 1572 to July 1573 and in which thousands lost their lives. After Ripperda together with - among others - Simon Kenau Daughter Hasselaer had defended the city for seven monhs against Spanish troops, the exhausted population of Haarem gave on, on Juli 12, 1573. On July 16 Ripperda was beheaded at the Market Square and some hunreds oh his supporters were murdered.



      
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Wigbolt Ripperda's Timeline

1535
1535
Winsum, Winsum, Groningen, The Netherlands
1573
July 16, 1573
Age 38
Haarlem, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands