Menno van Coehoorn

Architect

1641 – 1704

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Who was Menno van Coehoorn?

Menno, Baron van Coehoorn was a Dutch soldier and military engineer. He made a number of influential weaponry innovations in siege warfare and fortification techniques. He was also known as the "Dutch Vauban", after his famous French counterpart S├ębastien Le Prestre de Vauban.

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Born
Mar 1, 1641
West Friesland
Nationality
  • Netherlands
Profession
Lived in
  • Leeuwarden
Died
Mar 17, 1704
The Hague

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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