The Most Reverend
|Archbishop of Uppsala|
Primate of Sweden
|Church||Church of Sweden|
|Predecessor||Johan Baazius the younger|
|Successor||Erik Benzelius the elder|
|Born||1 January 1624|
|Died||29 June 1700(aged 76)|
|Previous post||Bishop of Linköping (1678-1681)|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
Together with two Swedish members of the nobility he undertook a travel through Europe in 1651-1656. On returning he was ordained priest and later vicar. In 1663 he was appointed vicar in his home town Ljungby where he was very comfortable.
He was appointed court chaplain in 1668 and gave the King communion in 1670. He was also entrusted with commissioning the new Bible translation and revising the Swedish book of hymns.
He was the Speaker of the Clergy in the Riksdag between 1682-1697. He is said to have been a person of great authority.
- (in Swedish) Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon (1906) In Swedish