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Battle of Karksi
Part of the Polish-Swedish War (1600–1611)
DateOctober 29, 1600
LocationKarksi, in modern Estonia
Result Polish–Lithuanian victory
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Sweden Sweden
Commanders and leaders
Jürgen von Farensbach Carl Gyllenhielm
1,200 1,500
Casualties and losses
Very light 750 killed

The Battle of Karksi (also known as Battle of Karkus) was fought during the Polish–Swedish War (1600–1611) between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Kingdom of Sweden in October 29, 1600. Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Jürgen von Farensbach defeated the Swedish forces commanded by Carl Gyllenhielm.


Stanisław Herbst, Wojna inflancka 1600-1602, Inforteditions, Zabrze 2006, ISBN 83-89943-14-X

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