Gustaf Fredrik Gyllenborg

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Gustaf Fredrik Gyllenborg. Lithography.

Count Gustaf Fredrik Gyllenborg (25 November 1731 – 30 March 1808) was a Swedish writer. Gustaf Fredrik Gyllenborg was born in Suinstad, Östergötland and died in Stockholm. He was one of the leading lights of Tankebyggarorden (Order of the Thought-builders), one of the earliest literary societies, which was founded by Carl Fredrik Eckleff.[1]

Gyllenborg was also one of the original members of the Swedish Academy, where he held Seat 13 from the founding of the Academy until his death in 1808.[2]


  1. ^ GUSTAF FREDRIK GYLLENBORG, Litteraturbanken (Swedish)
  2. ^ Svenska Akademien Archived 2014-03-15 at the Wayback Machine register of members (in Swedish)
Cultural offices
Preceded by
First holder
Swedish Academy
Seat No.13

Succeeded by
Frans Michael Franzén