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Älvsborg County
Älvsborgs län
County of Sweden
1634–1997
Coat of arms of Älvsborgs län
Coat of arms
Capital Vänersborg
Government
Governor  
• 1991–1997
Bengt K.Å. Johansson
History  
• Established
1634
• Disestablished
31 December 1997
Succeeded by
Västra Götaland County

Älvsborg County (Swedish: Älvsborgs län) was a county in southern Sweden, with the seat in Vänersborg. It was established in 1634, and disestablished on 31 December 1997, following the establishment of Västra Götaland County.

Governors

  • David Makeléer (1693–1708)
  • Axel von Faltzburg (1708–10)
  • Anders Sparrfelt (1710–16)
  • Gustaf Fock (1716–25)
  • Olof Gyllenborg (1725–33)
  • Johan Palmfelt (1733–39)
  • Axel Erik Roos (1740–49)
  • Carl Broman (1749–51)
  • Adolf Mörner (1751–56)
  • Johan Råfelt (1756–63)
  • Mauritz Posse (1763–69)
  • Sven Cederström (1769–75)
  • Michaël von Törne (1775–85)
  • Fredric Lilliehorn (1785–1809)
  • Johan Adam Hierta (1810)
  • Lars Hierta (1810–1815)
  • Per Adolph Ekorn (1816–17)
  • Carl Georg Flach (1817–25)
  • Paul Sandelhjelm (1825–50)
  • Bengt Carl Bergman (1851–58)
  • Eric Sparre (1858–86)
  • Wilhelm Lothigius (1886–1905)
  • Karl Husberg (1905–22)
  • Axel von Sneidern (1922–41)
  • Vilhelm Lundvik (1941–49)
  • Arvid Richert (1949–54)
  • Mats Lemne (1955–70)
  • Gunnar von Sydow (1970–78)
  • Göte Fridh (1978–91)
  • Bengt K.Å. Johansson (1991–97)
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