Statue of Torkel Knutsson, Vyborg

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  • Torgil′s (Torkel) Knutsson (the Swede. Torgils (Tyrgils, Torkel) Knutsson SIA, first mentioned in 1283, died in 1306) is belonged to one of the most powerful Swedish surnames; Marshal was in the last years of King Magnus Pentium and after his death ruled the State on behalf of a minor King Birger Magnusson. Founder Of Vyborg.
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  • Monument in the main square of the city, so by pass. The monument itself is simple but interesting, without pathos. Besides, installed on a beautiful and very "European" area. Definitely worth a peek to the monument and Googling later that it was for the people)
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  • 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...  read more »
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