Gustaf Lewenhaupt

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Gustaf Lewenhaupt
Gustaf Lewenhaupt 1942.jpg
Count Gustaf Lewenhaupt in 1942
Birth name Carl Gustaf Sixtensson Lewenhaupt
Born (1879-08-20)20 August 1879
Örebro, Sweden
Died 7 August 1962(1962-08-07) (aged 82)
Stockholm, Sweden
Allegiance Sweden
Service/branch Swedish Army
Years of service 1902–1932[1]
Rank Major
Unit Livgardet till häst[1]
Other work Cabinet chamberlain[1]

Carl Gustaf Sixtensson Lewenhaupt (20 August 1879 – 7 August 1962) was a Swedish count, officer, courtier, horse rider and modern pentathlete who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.

In the equestrian jumping event he finished ninth individually and won the gold medal with the Swedish team. He placed seventeenth in the modern pentathlon competition.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Burling, Ingeborg, ed. (1962). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1963 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1963] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 627. 
  2. ^ "Gustaf Lewenhaupt Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  3. ^ Gustaf Lewenhaupt. Swedish Olympic Committee