Axel von Fersen the Younger

1755 - 1810

Axel von Fersen the Younger

Hans Axel von Fersen (Swedish: [hɑːns ˈǎksɛl fɔn ˈfæ̌ʂːɛn]; 4 September 1755 – 20 June 1810), known as Axel de Fersen in France, was a Swedish count, Marshal of the Realm of Sweden, a General of Horse in the Royal Swedish Army, one of the Lords of the Realm, aide-de-camp to Rochambeau in the American Revolutionary War, diplomat and statesman, and a friend of Queen Marie-Antoinette of France. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Axel von Fersen the Younger has received more than 472,412 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 159th most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Axel von Fersen the Younger ranks 159 out of 1,194Before him are Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, Ernst Busch, Louis-Alexandre Berthier, Paul Hausser, Subutai, and Jean Lannes. After him are Akechi Mitsuhide, Anton Denikin, Auguste de Marmont, Paul Tibbets, Pyotr Bagration, and Yue Fei.

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Among people born in 1755, Axel von Fersen the Younger ranks 6Before him are Marie Antoinette, Louis XVIII of France, Samuel Hahnemann, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, and James Parkinson. After him are Paul Barras, Alexander Hamilton, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, Georges Couthon, Jan Henryk Dąbrowski, and François Joseph Lefebvre. Among people deceased in 1810, Axel von Fersen the Younger ranks 3Before him are Henry Cavendish and Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. After him are Chevalier d'Éon, Nachman of Breslov, Marie Joséphine of Savoy, Philipp Otto Runge, Jean-Georges Noverre, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Andreas Hofer, and Andrianampoinimerina.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Axel von Fersen the Younger ranks 61 out of 935Before him are Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Gustaf Dalén (1869), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), and Theodor Svedberg (1884). After him are Eric IX of Sweden (1120), Folke Bernadotte (1895), Haakon VI of Norway (1340), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Carl Larsson (1853), and Eyvind Johnson (1900).


Among military personnels born in Sweden, Axel von Fersen the Younger ranks 2Before him are Charles X Gustav of Sweden (1622). After him are Carl Gustaf Wrangel (1613), Gustav Horn, Count of Pori (1592), Johan Banér (1596), and Magnus Stenbock (1664).

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