SIMON VON UTRECHT
Major of hamburg from 1433 to 1437. In his capacity as naval captain and warlord, he took part in the battle against Klaus Störtebeker. In addition, he commanded the Hamburg fleet which fought pirates in the North Sea and defeated the Strand Frisians. For his merits, von Utrecht was appointed Honorary Mayor of Hamburg, a distinction that has never been conferred on anyone else, before or since.