Person:Carl Gustaf Wrangel (1)

Carl Gustaf Wrangel
b.23 Dec 1613
d.5 Jul 1676
  1. Carl Gustaf Wrangel1613 - 1676
Facts and Events
Name Carl Gustaf Wrangel
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Dec 1613
Marriage to Anna Margareta von Haugwitz
Death[1] 5 Jul 1676
Reference Number? Q439909?

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Carl Gustaf Wrangel (also Carl Gustav Wrangel; 23 December 1613 – 5 July 1676) was a high-ranking Swedish noble, statesman and military commander in the Thirty Years', Torstenson, Bremen, Second Northern and Scanian Wars.

A Baltic German, he held the ranks of a field marshal, commander-in-chief of the Swedish forces in Germany (1646–1648), and Lord High Admiral of Sweden (since 1657). Wrangel was governor-general of Swedish Pomerania (1648–1652 and 1656–1676) and since 1664, Lord High Constable of Sweden and a member of the Privy Council. He held the title of a Count of Salmis until 1665, thereafter he was Count of Sölvesborg; by 1673, Wrangel's title was "Count of Sölvesborg, freiherr of Lindeberg and Ludenhof, lord of Skokloster, Bremervörde, Wrangelsburg, Spyker, Rappin, Ekebyhov, Gripenberg and Rostorp".

From 1658, Wrangel was supreme judge in Uppland, and from 1660, chancellor of the University of Greifswald. He held several estates, primarily in the Swedish dominions, where he constructed representative mansions - Wrangelsburg in Pomerania bears his name until today. Wrangel was a close friend of Charles X Gustav of Sweden.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Carl Gustaf Wrangel, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.