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Jean de Beck

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Emeraude: New page, translated from French Wikipedia

”’Jean de Beck”’ (born 1588; died 22 August 1648) was the Governor and Captain-General of the [[Duchy of Luxembourg]] and of the County of [[Chiny]].

A bastion in [[Luxembourg (city)|Luxembourg]] is named after him. He also built a castle in [[Beaufort, Luxembourg|Beaufort]].

During his military career, he served under [[Albrecht_von_Wallenstein|Wallenstein]] and was commander of the garrison at [[Prague]].

Wounded during the [[Battle of Lens]] on the 20 August, 1648, he died from his injuries a few days later.

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[[Category:Luxembourgian people]]
[[Category:1588 births]]
[[Category:1648 deaths]]

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(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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