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Nils Jönsson Oxenstierna

Nils Jönsson Oxenstierna
RegencyJanuary to June of 1488.
PredecessorChristopher of Bavaria
SuccessorCharles VIII of Sweden
Date of BirthApproximately 1390s
Date of DeathApproximately 1450s

Nils Jönsson Oxenstierna, (1390s-1450s) Swedish statesman and co-regent of Sweden, under the Kalmar Union, from January to June of 1448, togeather with his brother Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna. Member of the Privy Council of Sweden at least 1432. Military governor, or hövitsman, at Borgholm Castle in 1436, Stäket in 1438, and Nyköping Castle in 1442. Dubbed as knight by King Christopher of Bavaria following his coronation in 1441.

Preceded by:
Christopher of Bavaria
List of Swedish regents Succeeded by:
Charles VIII