Peter Willemoes:

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Peter Willemoes in the battle in Copenhagen 1801

Peter WillemoesSeafarer and war hero Peter Willemoes was born in Assens in 1783. Today his birthplace is a museum. Peter Willemoes´ brave fight in the naval battle of 1801  against England and the famous admiral Horatio Nelson in Copenhagen´s Harbour echoed through-out the Country. The battle (Slaget på Reden) is seen in this painting by Mølsted).

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