Swedish nobility
The Swedish nobility (Adeln) has historically been a legally and/or socially privileged class in Sweden, and part of the so-called frälse (a derivation from Old Swedish meaning free neck). The archaic...
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Swedish royals dust off jewels for Nobel Prize banquet at Stockholm's City Hall
Stockholm's City Hall hosted the glittering event where the Swedish royal family including Crown Princess Victoria, Princess Sofia and Princess Madeleine joined the world's brightest minds.
Finnish nobility
The Finnish nobility (Fi. Aateli, Sw. Adel) was historically a privileged class in Finland, deriving from its period as part of Sweden and the Russian Empire. Noble families and their descendants are ...
Gyllenhaal family
Gyllenhaal is the surname of a Swedish noble family descended from cavalry Lieutenant Nils Gunnarsson Haal (died 1680 or 1681), ennobled in 1652 with a change of surname to "Gyllenhaal".
The name...
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Swedish Royal Family
The Swedish Royal Family (Swedish: Kungafamiljen) since 1818 has consisted of a number of persons in the Swedish Royal House of Bernadotte, closely related to the King of Sweden. Today those who a...
List of Swedish noble families
This is a list of Swedish noble families, which are divided into two main groups:The introduced nobility is divided into three ranks: Comital families, Baronial families and untitled noble families (i...
Jonas Lidströmer
Jonas Lidströmer (1755–1808) was a Swedish inventor and officer in the Swedish navy.Lidströmer was born in 1755 at Lagfors bruk, Medelpad, and died 1808 in Stockholm. Colonel-mecanicus, Head of the me...
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Swedish royals dust off jewels for Nobel Prize banquet at Stockholm's City Hall
Stockholm's City Hall hosted the glittering event where the Swedish royal family including Crown Princess Victoria, Princess Sofia and Princess Madeleine joined the world's brightest minds.
Anders Johan von Höpken
Count Anders Johan von Höpken (31 March 1712, Stockholm – 9 May 1789, Stockholm), Swedish statesman, was the son of Daniel Niklas von Höpken, one of Arvid Horn's most determined opponents and a ...
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Gerhard Louis De Geer
Baron Gerhard Louis De Geer of Finspång (usually known as Louis De Geer; 27 November 1854 – 25 February 1935) was a Swedish politician, who served in the first chamber of the Riksdag 19...
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Gilbert Hamilton
Greve (Swedish: Count) David Gustaf Gilbert John Wilhelm Hamilton (1869-1947) was a highly decorated Swedish noble, holding Swedish, Finnish and German military honours. He volunteered and fought as a...
Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna)
Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna), (1390s–1450s) Swedish statesman and co-regent of Sweden, under the Kalmar Union, from January to June 1448, together with his brother Nils Jönsson (Oxenstierna). Member of...
Sofia Johansdotter Gyllenhielm
Sofia Johansdotter Gyllenhielm (1556/59 – June 1583) in Reval, Estonia, was a Swedish noble. She was the illegitimate daughter of King John III of Sweden and Karin Hansdotter. Sofia spent her childhoo...
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Anne Sofie von Otter
Anne Sofie von Otter (born 9 May 1955) is a Swedish mezzo-soprano whose repertoire encompasses lieder, operas, oratorios and also rock and pop songs. Her art is documented on a collection of numerous ...
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Fief of Viborg
Fief of Viborg or Margraviate of Wiburg 1320-1534, was for some two centuries a late medieval feudal fief in the southeastern border of Finland and the entire Swedish realm, held by its chatelain, a ...
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Emilia Uggla
Emilia Maria Sara Sofia Uggla (Emilie) (24 February 1819 in Karlstad – 15 February 1855 in Upperud), was a Swedish noble classical concert pianist and concert singer. Uggla was the daughter of noble c...
Carl Cederschiöld
Carl Cederschiöld is a Swedish former Moderate Party politician.He was an active member of the Confederation of Swedish Conservative and Liberal Students and was chairman between 1972 and 1973. He was...
Johan Banér
Johan Banér (23 June 1596 – 10 May 1641) was a Swedish Field Marshal in the Thirty Years' War.
Johan Banér was born at Djursholm Castle in Uppland. As a four-year-old he was forced to witness how ...
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Helga Fägerskiöld
Helga Davida Fägerskiöld (30 September 1871 in Härna - 25 September 1958 in New York), was a Swedish baroness, and an accused in a famous Swedish murder trial and cause célèbre: the so called Broxvik ...
Gustaf Cronhielm
Gustaf Cronhielm (18 July 1664, Stockholm – 3 June 1737) was a Swedish nobleman and politician. He was Governor of Västmanland County 1698–1710.
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Maria Aurora von Königsmarck
Countess Maria Aurora von Königsmarck (sv: Aurora Königsmarck) (28 August 1662 – 16 February 1728) was a Swedish and German noblewoman of Brandenburg extraction and mistress of Augustus the Strong, El...
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Clarence von Rosen
Count Carl Clarence von Rosen (May 12, 1867, Stockholm – August 12, 1955) was a Swedish athlete, military officer, and Master of the Horse to the King of Sweden. He became a member of the Internationa...
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Anna König Jerlmyr
Anna König Jerlmyr, born in 1978, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She was a member of the Riksdag from 2006 to 2010. Between 2010 and 2014 she was responsible for social affairs (Swedis...
Armegot Printz
Armegot Printz (1625–1695) was a Swedish noble. She was the daughter of Johan Björnsson Printz, governor of New Sweden, and she married her father's successor, governor Johan Papegoja. She is th...
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Benedict, Duke of Halland
Duke Benedict of Halland and Finland (c. 1330 – c. 1360), aka Bengt Algotsson, was a medieval Swedish lord, and royal favourite.He was born to a family who descended from Svantepolk of Skarsholm and h...
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