Hjalmar Hammarskjöld

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Hjalmar Hammarskjöld
Hjalmar Hammarskjöld.jpg
13th Prime Minister of Sweden
In office
17 February 1914 – 30 March 1917
(3 years, 41 days)
Monarch Gustaf V
Preceded by Karl Staaff
Succeeded by Carl Swartz
Personal details
Born Knut Hjalmar Leonard Hammarskjöld
(1862-02-04)February 4, 1862
Tuna, Sweden
Died October 12, 1953(1953-10-12) (aged 91)
Stockholm, Sweden
Spouse(s) Agnes Almquist
Religion Lutheran/Church of Sweden

Knut Hjalmar Leonard Hammarskjöld, born 4 February 1862, dead 12 October 1953, was a Swedish politician, scholar, cabinet minister and Member of Parliament from 1923 to 1938 (first chamber). He served as the Prime Minister of Sweden from 1914 to 1917.[1]

In 1890, he married Agnes Almquist (1866–1940). The couple had four sons: Bo, Åke, Sten and Dag.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Karl Staaff
Prime Minister of Sweden
Succeeded by
Carl Swartz
Preceded by
Henrik Schück
Chairman of the Nobel Foundation
Succeeded by
Birger Ekeberg
Preceded by
Pehr Jacob von Ehrenheim
Swedish Academy,
Seat No.17

Succeeded by
Dag Hammarskjöld