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List of governors of Stockholm County

This is a list of Governors for Stockholm County of Sweden. Stockholm County separated from Uppland County, the first time from 1641 to 1654, and then finally in 1719. The City of Stockholm was separately governed by the Governor of Stockholm until 1967, when it was integrated into Stockholm County. The governors reside in Tessin Palace.

Governor of Stockholm County
Landshövding i Stockholms län
Stockholms läns vapen.svg
Coat of arms of Stockholm County.
Sven-Erik Österberg 27 januari 2012.jpg
Incumbent
Sven-Erik Österberg

since 1 February 2018
Stockholm County Administrative Board
ResidenceTessin Palace, Stockholm
AppointerGovernment of Sweden
Term lengthSix years[note 1]
Formation1641
First holderTure Oxenstierna af Eka och Lindö
DeputyDeputy County Governor (Länsöverdirektören)
SalarySEK 102,800/month (2017)[2]
WebsiteGovernor and Deputy County Governor

Contents

GovernorsEdit

First periodEdit

Picture Governor Took office Left office
  Ture Oxenstierna af Eka och Lindö 1641 1645
  Axel Natt och Dag 1645 1647
  Bengt Skytte 1647 1649
  Svante Larsson Sparre 1649 1651
  Lars Claesson Fleming 25 June 1652[3] 1654

Second periodEdit

Picture Governor Took office Left office
  Ture Stensson Bielke 1714 1717
  Axel Claesson Banér 1718 1718
  Olof Törnflycht 1719 1727
  Frans Joachim Ehrenstrahl 14 August 1727[4] 1733
  Gustaf Palmfelt 6 August 1733[5] 1737
  Otto Magnus Wolffelt 1737 1743
  Theodor Ankarcrona 10 February 1743[6] 2 November 1750[note 2]
  Adolf Mörner af Morlanda 1750 1751
  Carl C:son Broman 1751 1762
  Carl Fredrik Nordenstam 1762 1768
  Carl Gustaf von Liewen 1768 1770
  Jacob Johan Gyllenborg 1770 1778
  Samuel af Ugglas 1788 1802
  Evert Georgii 1802 1808
  Erik Adolf af Schenbom 1808 1810
  Daniel Edelcreutz 20 December 1810[7] 6 October 1828[note 3]
  ? 1828 1830
  Claes Hans Rålamb 1830 1842
  Clas Fredric Horn 6 May 1843[note 4] 16 March 1849[8]
  Gustaf Liljencrants 12 June 1849[9] 5 July 1867[9]
  Wilhelm Stråle af Ekna 1867 1888
  Robert Themptander 1888 1896
  Lennart Groll 6 October 1896[10] 1896[note 5]
  Paul Isberg 1896 1908
  Mauritz Sahlin 1909 1919
  Daniel Ekelund 1919 1920
  Alfred Petersson 10 March 1920[note 6] 10 March 1920
  Nils Edén 3 December 1920[12] 31 August 1938[12]
  Karl Levinson 1 September 1938[note 7] March 1952[13]
  Gunnar Danielson 1952 1958
  Erik Westerlind 1958 1968

Including the City of StockholmEdit

Picture Governor Took office Left office
  Allan Nordenstam 1 January 1968[note 8] 30 September 1971[14]
  Hjalmar Mehr 1971 1977
  Gunnar Helén 1977 1984
  Lennart Sandgren 1985 1991
  Ulf Adelsohn 1992 2001
  Mats Hellström 1 January 2002[15] 2006
  Per Unckel 2007 20 September 2011
  Katarina Kämpe 2011 2012[note 9]
  Chris Heister 1 February 2012 31 August 2017[17]
  Åsa Ryding 1 September 2017 31 January 2018[note 10]
  Sven-Erik Österberg 1 February 2018[19] Incumbent

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ The governor is often appointed for a six-year mandate. It can be extended if the person has not reached retirement age.[1]
  2. ^ Held the position until his death on 2 November 1750.[6]
  3. ^ Held the position until his death on 6 October 1828.[7]
  4. ^ Acting from 23 July 1842.[8]
  5. ^ Died three weeks after assuming office.[10]
  6. ^ Never took office due to sickness.[11]
  7. ^ Appointed 31 August 1938.[13]
  8. ^ Appointed on 25 May 1967.[14]
  9. ^ Acting, after Unckel's death on 20 September 2011.[16]
  10. ^ Acting.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Landshövding och länsledning" (in Swedish). County administrative boards of Stockholm. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  2. ^ Nilsson, Emmeli; Hellerstedt, Linus (2017-06-20). "Så mycket tjänar myndighetscheferna – hela listan" [How much do the heads of agencies earn - complete list] (in Swedish). Publikt.se. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  3. ^ Åberg, Alf (1964–1966). "Lars Fleming". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 16. National Archives of Sweden. p. 152. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  4. ^ Jägerskiöld, Olof (1949). "Frans Joachim Ehrenstrahl". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 12. National Archives of Sweden. p. 382. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  5. ^ Karlsson, Gunilla (1992–1994). "Gustaf Palmfelt". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 28. National Archives of Sweden. p. 648. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  6. ^ a b Sörensson, P.; Häggman, J. (1920). "Theodor Ankarcrona". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 2. National Archives of Sweden. p. 2. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  7. ^ a b Hornwall, Gert (1949). "Gunnar Bolin". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 12. National Archives of Sweden. p. 69. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  8. ^ a b Hornwall, Gert (1971–1973). "Clas Fredric Horn". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 19. National Archives of Sweden. p. 401. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  9. ^ a b Carlsson, Sten (1980–1981). "Gustaf (Gösta) F Liljencrants". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 23. National Archives of Sweden. p. 32. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  10. ^ a b Carlsson, Sten (1967–1969). "V Lennart Groll". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 17. National Archives of Sweden. p. 334. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  11. ^ Jonasson, Gustaf (1995–1997). "P Alfred Petersson". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 29. National Archives of Sweden. p. 151. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  12. ^ a b Gerdner, Gunnar (1949). "Nils Edén". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 12. National Archives of Sweden. p. 88. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  13. ^ a b Zetterberg, Kent (1977–1979). "Karl S Levinson". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 22. National Archives of Sweden. p. 664. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  14. ^ a b Weländer, Lars-Olof (1990–1991). "B Allan Nordenstam". Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (in Swedish). 27. National Archives of Sweden. p. 313. Retrieved 22 January 2018.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  15. ^ Sörbring, Gunnar (2001-04-27). "M rasar mot ny landshövding". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  16. ^ Söderlind, Ola (2011-09-21). "Per Unckel har avlidit". Affärsvärlden (in Swedish). Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  17. ^ "Regeringen utser Chris Heister till ny landshövding i Stockholms län" (in Swedish). Ministry of Health and Social Affairs. 1 December 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-28. Retrieved 2012-03-21.
  18. ^ "Landshövding och länsledning" (in Swedish). County administrative boards of Stockholm. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  19. ^ "Sven-Erik Österberg ny landshövding i Stockholms län" (in Swedish). Government Offices of Sweden. 9 November 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2018.

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