|Regency||In 1457 (with Oxenstierna),
|Consort||Bengta Mattsdotter Lillie|
|Predecessor||Charles VIII of Sweden|
|Interregnum||See List of Swedish regents|
|Successor||Charles VIII of Sweden|
|Date of Birth||1415|
|Date of Death||1481|
Born in Denmark as the son of Axel Pedersson Tott och Ingeborg Ivarsdotter. Entered the service of king Charles VIII of Sweden at an early age, but opposed the same in 1457. In 1467 he yet again suppored king Charles VIII, in his third election. Acquired the Swedish estates of the Sword Brethren in 1467, including Årsta Castle. As Lord of Finland he initiated the construction of the border fortress Olofsborg, in Savonlinna in the 1470s.
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