Ebba Maria De la Gardie

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Ebba Maria De la Gardie (1657 -1697) was a Swedish poet and singer.

She was the daughter of count Pontus Fredrik De la Gardie and Beata Elisabet von Königsmarck, the sister of Johanna Eleonora De la Gardie and the cousin of Amalia Wilhelmina Königsmarck and Maria Aurora Königsmarck. She was a favorite of the Swedish Queen, Ulrika Eleonora of Denmark. She was active as a poet at the royal court and was given much attention by her contemporaries.

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  • http://historiska-personer.nu/min-s/pd78bceec.html
  • Samlade vitterhetsarbeten af svenska författare från Stjernhjelm ..., Volym 18
  • De la Gardie, Ebba Maria i Wilhelmina Stålberg, Anteckningar om svenska qvinnor (1864)
  • De la Gardie, Ebba Maria i Herman Hofberg, Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon (andra upplagan, 1906)
  • Ebba Maria De la Gardie Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (SBL)