What was the Scanian War (1675-1679)?

Introduction The Scanian War (Danish: Skånske Krig, Norwegian: Den skånske krig, Swedish: Skånska kriget, German: Schonischer Krieg) was a part of the Northern Wars involving the union of Denmark-Norway, Brandenburg and Sweden. It was fought from 1675 to 1679 mainly on Scanian soil, in the former Danish and Norway provinces along the border with Sweden,… Read More

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What was the Battle of Koge Bay (1677)?

Introduction The Battle of Køge Bay was a naval battle between Denmark-Norway and Sweden that took place in bay off Køge 01 to 02 July 1677 during the Scanian War (1675 to 1679). The battle was a major success for admiral Niels Juel and is regarded as the greatest naval victory in Danish naval history.… Read More

What was the Battle of Mon (1677)?

Introduction The Battle of Møn, also known as the Battle of Lolland, took place 31 May and 01 June 1677, as part of the Scanian War (1675 to 1679). A smaller Swedish squadron under Admiral Erik Sjöblad attempted to sail from Gothenburg to join the main Swedish fleet in the Baltic Sea. It was intercepted… Read More