Category Archives: Sweden

Ernst Gideon von Laudon 1717-1790

Ernst Gideon von Laudon, since 1759 Freiherr von Laudon (originally Laudohn or Loudon; was a Baltic German-born Austrian military officer and one of the most successful opponents of the Prussian king Frederick the Great.

Artist/Engraver Joh Martin 1778
Size 23 x 16 cms
Price £28.00

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Anders Chydenius 1729-1803

Finnish priest and a member of the Swedish Riksdag, and is known as the leading classical liberal of Nordic history. Born in Sotkamo, Finland and having studied under Pehr Kalm at the Royal Academy of Åbo, Chydenius became a priest and Enlightenment philosopher
Size 8 x 16 cms
Price £14.00

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Johan Axelsson Oxenstierna 1611-1657

Born 1611 in Stockholm, Sweden, died 1657 in Wismar, Germany, was a Swedish Count and diplomat; together with Johan Adler Salvius he was one of the Swedish delegates sent to Osnabrück and Münster, Germany in order to negotiate the Peace of Westphalia in 1648; son of Axel Gustafsson Oxenstierna af Södermöre.
Size 6 x 11 cms
Price £14.00

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Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp 1636-1715

Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp was Queen of Sweden from 1654 until 1660 as the wife of King Charles X Gustav. She served as regent during the minority of her son, King Charles XI, from 1660 until 1672, and during the minority of her grandson, King Charles XII, in 1697.
Size 11 x 16.5 cms
Price £28.00

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Johann Heinrich von Dünewald 1617-1691

von Dünewald’s parents were Lorenz and Katharina von Dünewald. He was first in Swedish, later in imperial service. He distinguished himself in the Battle of St. Gotthard in 1664. He became a major general and was given command of a cuirassier regiment in 1670, which he was to lead for over twenty years. He later helped to defeat the French at Sasbach under Raimondo Montecuccoli and was therefore elevated to the rank of count by Emperor Leopold I in 1675 and became a general of the cavalry. When Vienna was besieged by the Turks, he defended Krems and defeated a strong Turkish military detachment there. He then helped end the siege of Vienna and led the pursuit of the Turks after the Battle of Kahlenberg. At Párkány on October 9, 1683 and at the siege of Gran on October 24, 1683 he fought under Duke Charles V of Lorraine. Dünewald then led the Swabian auxiliary troops to the first in 1684.
Size 6 x 12 cms
Price £14.00

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