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Gustaf Adolf Lewenhaupt.

Count Gustaf Adolf Levenhaupt (1619–1656) was a Swedish soldier and statesman.

He was appointed Major General in 1645, Privy Councilor in 1650, General in 1651, Field Marshal, in 1655 and Governor General of Riga, in 1656. In the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648) he commanded troops at the Battle of Breitenfeld (First Battle of Leipzig), in 1642.[1]

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  1. Olof Theodor Sundholm (1873). Swedish Field Marshals. http://books.google.com/books?id=3UwMAQAAMAAJ&dq=Gustaf+Adolf+Lewenhaupt&output=text. "Born in 1619 he was the son of the National Chamber Counsellor, Count Johan Casimir Leijonhufvud and Sidonia Grip and grandson of Count Axel Leijonhufvud, the worried and most bullersammaste adventurers in Sweden in his time, who also ended his life in exile without even the grace to persuade King Gustavus II Adolphus known gentleness. ..." 

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