Statue of Torkel Knutsson, Vyborg

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  • Some how managed throw soviet time, this statue, and whole small square around look so non-Russian, that for a moment you may imagine being in Europe. There is a nice cafe on the square, take a coffee...  more »
  • основатель Выборга. When Tavastland had been attacked by the Republic of Novgorod, in 1292, marshal Torkel led the third Swedish crusade against Novgorod, in 1293 and conquered parts of Karelia, where...  more »
  • Torgil's Knutsson, the founder of the Swedish fortress Vyborg on the Karelian Isthmus (Swedish Wee-Borg-sacred Fortress)-was a kind of Crusader. The city of Vyborg was founded during the hike the Swedes to colonize the lands to the East and the baptism of local Gentiles, and in such cases no fortress is clearly not enough. The fate of the very significant Knutsson. The man reached only: during the period of his power was Marshal and Regent when the young Swedish King. But then stepped back from power (Note itself) and then to slander envious, which he obtained in more successful periods of life, was captured and executed. Here's so-and-so. In the background of the monument-the old town hall. View a few spoil the impact of the recent fire.
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