Gustaf af Wetterstedt

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Count Gustaf af Wetterstedt
Gustaf af Wetterstedt (from Hildebrand, Sveriges historia).jpg
Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
1824–1837
Preceded by Lars von Engeström
Personal details
Born (1776-12-29)29 December 1776
Died 15 May 1837(1837-05-15) (aged 60)
Nationality Swedish
Spouse(s) Charlotta Aurora De Geer

Count Gustaf af Wetterstedt[1] (29 December 1776 - 15 May 1837) was a Swedish statesman. He served as the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1824 to 1837. In 1811 he was elected into the Swedish Academy, and later he also became a member of the Royal Swedish Academies of Agriculture, Music and Sciences (1817). He was also invested as a Knight in the Order of the Seraphim.

Among the treaties he negotiated and signed for Sweden were the Treaty of Orebro and the Treaty of Kiel.

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ The official English translation of the Treaty of Orebro, 18 July 1812, translates his name from French as Gustavus Baron de Wetterstedt (British and Foreign State Papers, Volume 1 Part 1 (1812-1814), published by the Great Britain Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1841. p. 15)

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lars von Engeström
Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs
1824–1837
Succeeded by
Adolf Göran Mörner
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt
Swedish Academy,
Seat No.17

1811–1837
Succeeded by
Anders Magnus Strinnholm