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Other research product . Other ORP type . 2017

Swedish Councillors of the Realm, 1523-1680

Hakanen, Marko; Koskinen, Ulla;
Open Access
English
Published: 01 Jan 2017
Publisher: University of Jyväskylä; Contact details: Open Science Centre, University of Jyväskylä, email: jyx@jyu.fi, website: https://osc.jyu.fi/en
Country: Finland
Abstract
The database covers the 257 acting councillors who were in office for the period 1523–1680. The information has been collected from various sources: biographical registers and databases, biography collections, lineage databases, and research literature. It consists of data on births, deaths and marriages; dates of appointments; the age when appointed; spouses and their parents; information on family relations inside the Council; and the number of acting councillors per year. The database also shows how many council meetings person has attended between the years 1621 and 1654.
Subjects

history, Sweden, government, Council of the Realm, riksråd, valtioneuvosto, Early Modern History, Finland, Aristocracy, Nobility, Administration, Councillors, Family history

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