Wrangel

Wrangel or Wrangell can refer to:

  • House of Wrangel, a Baltic German noble family
    • Herman Wrangel ( -1643), a Swedish Governor-General of Livonia, Field Marshal, and Privy Councillor
    • Carl Gustaf Wrangel (1613-1676), a Swedish soldier and Privy Councillor (son of Herman Wrangel)
    • Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797-1870), Baltic German admiral and explorer in Russian service, Governor of Russian America
    • Pyotr Nikolayevich Wrangel (Peter von Wrangel, 1878-1928), a leader of the White Army during the Russian Civil War
  • Friedrich Heinrich Ernst Graf von Wrangel (1784-1877), Prussian Generalfeldmarschall
    • Wrangel's fleet the last squadron of the Imperial Russian Navy, interned in Tunisia - loyal to Pyotr Wrangel

Places in Siberia and Alaska named after Ferdinand von Wrangel:

  • Wrangel Island, a Russian island in the Arctic Ocean
  • Wrangell Island, Alaska
  • Wrangell, Alaska, a town on Wrangell Island
  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve
  • Wrangell Narrows
  • Wrangell Mountains
  • Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, Alaska
  • Mount Wrangell, Alaska

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Wrangel - See Also
... (disambiguation) Wrangler (disambiguation) Rangel (disambiguation) Rangle Fort Stikine (aka Fort Wrangel) ...
Carl Gustaf Wrangel - Landowner and Constructor
... Spyker Castle Gripenberg castle Skokloster castle In Swedish Pomerania, Wrangel advanced to the greatest landowner ... Wrangel's Amt Saatzig in Farther Pomerania was exchanged for the beforementioned Klein Jasmund, Polkvitz, Rushvitz and Wostevitz in 1653, when Farther ... In Swedish Livonia, Wrangel held the domains of Ödenpäh, Rappin and Wrangelshof, with Ödenpäh and Wrangelshof exchanged for Pomeranian domains in 1653 ...
Carl Henrik Wrangel - Biography
... He was born in Haapsalu, the son of Reinhold Wrangel, father of Georg Gustaf Wrangel af Adinal, and nephew of Didrik Wrangel af Adinal ... Wrangel entered military service at the age of 15 and participated in several of the Charles XII's campaigns during the Great Northern War, in the process of which he was promoted to captain of Livgardet and ... The numerarily superior Russians won the battle and took Villmarstrand, whereupon Wrangel, who lost his right arm during the battle, was captured ...
Cossack Explorers - Alphabetical List - W
... I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Portrait Person Achievements Image Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797–1870) Russian Admiral, colonial administrator Ferdinand Wrangel ... In 1820–24 Wrangel sailed north of the Kolyma River and established that there was an open sea, not dry land, as was previously thought ... his search for it was unsuccessful the island was later named Wrangel Island ...
Carl Henrik Wrangel
... Carl Henrik Wrangel, friherre Wrangel af Adinal (January 28, 1681 – March 23, 1755) was an officer of the Swedish Army, eventually attaining the rank of Field Marshal ...