Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna)

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna
Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna as depicted in Tensta Church
Co-regent of Sweden
In office
January 1448 – June 1448
Serving with Nils Jönsson Oxenstierna
Preceded by Christopher of Bavaria
Succeeded by Charles VIII of Sweden
Personal details
Born Approximately 1390s
Died Approximately 1450s

Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna), (1390s–1450s) Swedish statesman and co-regent of Sweden, under the Kalmar Union, from January to June 1448, together with his brother Nils Jönsson (Oxenstierna). Member of the Privy Council of Sweden from 1435, and Lord Justice of Uppland in 1439. Dubbed as knight by King Christopher of Bavaria following his coronation in 1441, and Master of the Royal Court from the same year.

Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna)
Born: 1390s Died: 1450
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Christopher of Bavaria
as King of Sweden
Co-regent of Sweden
with Nils Jönsson (Oxenstierna)
Succeeded by
Karl Knutsson
as King of Sweden