Axel von Fersen, Jr.

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Lt. Gen. Hans Axel von Fersen, Jr.

Swedish: Hans Axel von Fersen, d.y., Finnish: Lt. Gen. Hans Axel von Fersen, till Ljung
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stockholm, Stockholm County, Uppland, Sweden
Death: June 20, 1810 (54)
Stockholm, Stockholm County, Uppland, Sweden (Murdered)
Place of Burial: Ljung Church, Ljung, Linköping, Östergötland County, Sweden
Immediate Family:

Son of Axel von Fersen and Countess Hedvig Catharina Charlotta De la Gardie
Partner of Marie Antoinette, Queen Consort of France
Brother of Grevinna Hedvig Eleonora von Fersen; Sophia von Fersen and Count Fabian Reinhold von Fersen

Occupation: Lietenant General
Managed by: Dag Henrik Gösta Lundqvist
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About Axel von Fersen, Jr.

Hans Axel von Fersen (Stockholm 4 September 1755 - Stockholm 20 June 1810) was a Swedish Count, a Lieutenant General in the Royal Swedish Army, one of the Lords of the Realm, diplomat and statesman. He is famous in history as the alleged lover of Queen Marie Antoinette of France.

Hans Axel von Fersen, även känd som Axel von Fersen d.y., född 4 september 1755 i Stockholm, död 20 juni 1810 i Stockholm, var en svensk greve, generallöjtnant, riksmarskalk och ambassadör

Krahv Hans Axel von Fersen (4. september 1755 – 20. juuni 1810) oli Rootsi aadlik, sõjaväelane ja diplomaat, tuntud ka kui Prantsuse kuninganna Marie Antoinette'i väidetav armuke. Ta põlvnes Eestiga seotud Fersenite aadlisuguvõsast.

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Axel von Fersen, Jr.'s Timeline

1755
September 4, 1755
Stockholm, Stockholm County, Uppland, Sweden
1810
June 20, 1810
Age 54
Stockholm, Stockholm County, Uppland, Sweden
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Linköping, Östergötland County, Sweden