Carl Georg Siöblad

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Carl Georg Siöblad
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Governor of Malmöhus County
In office
1740–1754
Preceded by Wilhelm Bennet
Succeeded by Georg Bogislaus Staël von Holstein
Personal details
Born (1683-11-02)November 2, 1683
Died September 1, 1754(1754-09-01) (aged 70)

Carl Georg Siöblad (November 2, 1683 – September 1, 1754), was a Swedish naval officer and he was the Governor of Malmöhus County from 1740 to 1754.

Biography[edit]

He was born on November 2, 1683 to Erik Carlsson Sjöblad. He became a second lieutenant at the Admiralty in 1699, and was promoted to vice admiral then admiral. On July 27, 1720, against orders, he attacked a much larger Russian naval force. His force consisted of three ships, three frigates, and three merchant ships. In 1740 he became Governor of Malmö and served till his death in 1754.