Matthäus Schaum

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Schaum, Matthäus

 

Dates of birth and death unknown. A German who took part in the Swedish intervention in Russia in the early 17th century.

Schaum was the author of a work on Russian political history, in which he described battles at Ladoga and Korela (Priozersk), the Swedes’ capture of Novgorod, and their negotiations with Russian officials.

WORKS

“Tragoedia Demetrio—Moscovitica: Istoriia dostopamiatnykh proisshestvii, sluchivshikhsia s Lzhe-Dimitriem, i o vziatii shvedami Velikogo Novgoroda.” Chteniia v Obshchestve istorii i drevnostei rossiiskikh, 1847, no. 2, [sec] 3.