|Anders Örbom (1675–1740)|
|Alternative names||Anders Orbom; Anders Örbom, Sr.|
|Description||Swedish military officer|
|Date of birth/death||9 May 1675||25 May 1740|
|Location of birth/death||Örebro||Rödön|
Swedish military officer
|Date of birth||9 May 1675
|Date of death||25 May 1740
Captain Anders Örbom I (1675-1740) served in the army of the Swedish Empire. (b. May 09, 1675; Örebro, Örebro, Sweden - d. May 25, 1740; Rödön, Jämtland lan, Sweden) He was born in 1675 to a man named Brask, who was a District Court Judge in Örebro. Anders joined the military in 1691 and he took part in the campaign at Humlebäck on Zealand, a Danish island where Copenhagen is located, in 1700. On July 7, 1701 he left camp and on July 9, 1701 he crossed the Düna River in Riga in the Ukraine. He fought in the battles of Klissow in 1702. In 1706, Anders Örbom was promoted to a lieutenant with Jämtland's rifle regiment and participated on July 4, 1708 in the Battle of Holowczyn. He was wounded with a bullet to the face, which remained lodged in his skull up to his death. He was captured on the Dnepr River, in the Ukraine on July 1, 1709 and taken to Siberia as a prisoner-of-war. He married Anna Elisabeth von Rohr (1701-1744) on September 05, 1719 in Solikamsk, Permskaya Oblast', Russia. Anders returned home to Sweden in 1721 or 1722 and lived in Brunflo and later Rödön. He died on May 25, 1740 and was buried in Rödön on June 5, 1740.
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