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Stockholm in Stockholm County, Södermanland Province, Sweden — Northern Europe (Scandinavia)
 

Erik Dahlbergh

 
 
Erik Dahlbergh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 11, 2017
1. Erik Dahlbergh Marker
Inscription.
Föddes i denna gränd
den 10 Oktober 1625
Död i Stockholm
den 16 Januari 1703

Soldat
Ämbetsman
Arkitekt

Skapare av
Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna

Denna minnestavla uppsattes 1954 av
Hembygdsföreningen Gamla Stan

[English translation:]

Was born in a house on this alley
on October 10, 1625
Died in Stockholm
on January 16, 1703

Soldier
Public Servant
Architect

Author of
Ancient and Modern Sweden

This plaque was installed in 1954 by
the Old Town Local History Association


 
Erected 1954 by Hembygdsföreningen Gamla Stan.
 
Location. 59° 19.53′ N, 18° 4.124′ E. Marker is in Stockholm, Södermanland Province, in Stockholm County. Marker is at the intersection of Stora Gråmunkegränd and Västerlånggatan on Stora Gråmunkegränd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Västerlånggatan 16, Stockholm, Södermanland Province 111 29, Sweden.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Storkyrkans Hus / Cathedral House (within shouting distance of this marker); Oxenstiernska Palatset / Oxenstierna Palace
Erik Dahlbergh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 11, 2017
2. Erik Dahlbergh Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Stuténska Huset / The Stuten Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Stallbron (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); "Lejonet" / "The Lion" (about 210 meters away); Källaren Fimmelstången / The Fimmelstången Tavern (about 210 meters away); Kvarteret Cepheus / Cepheus Neighborhood (about 210 meters away); Tessinska Palatset / Tessin Palace (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockholm.
 
More about this marker. The marker is on the Stora Gråmunkegränd side of the corner of the drugstore.
 
Also see . . .  Erik Dahlberg (Wikipedia). Count Erik Jönsson Dahlbergh (10 October 1625 – 16 January 1703) was a Swedish engineer, soldier, and field marshal. He was born of peasant stock but he eventually rose to the level of nobility through his military competence. He was renowned for fortification works and was called the "Vauban of Sweden". (Submitted on January 30, 2018.) 
 
Categories. ArchitectureForts, Castles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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