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Gustaf Horn

Count Gustaf Horn (October 22, 1592 - May 10, 1657) was a Swedish soldier and politician, appointed Privy Councilor in 1625, Field Marshal in 1628, Governor General[?] of Livonia in 1652 and Lord High Constable[?] in 1653. In the Thirty Years' War (1618-1648), he was instrumental as acommander in securing victory at the Battle of Breitenfeld[?], in 1631.

He married Kristina Oxenstierna[?] (1609-1631), in 1628, and fathered Agneta Horn (1629-1672).

See also: List of Swedish politicians, List of Swedish military commanders, List of Swedish wars



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