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Skaraborg County
Skaraborgs län
County of Sweden
1634–1997

Coat of arms of Skaraborg

Coat of arms

Capital city Mariestad
Governor
 -  1991–97 Birger Bäckström
History
 -  Established 1634
 -  Disestablished 31 December 1997

Skaraborg County (Swedish: Skaraborgs län) was a county in southern Sweden. The seat was first in Skara, then in Mariestad from 1660. It was established in 1634, and disestablished on 31 December 1997, following the establishment of Västra Götaland County.

Governors

  • Harald Strömfelt (1695–1707)
  • Carl Gustaf Soop (1707–1711)
  • Germund Cederhielm d.ä. (1712–1716)
  • Germund Cederhielm d.y. (1716)
  • Peter Scheffer (1716–1723)
  • Gustaf Rålamb (1723–1727)
  • Erik Wrangel (1727–1729)
  • Gustaf Palmfelt (1729–1733)
  • Frans Joachim Ehrenstrahl (1733–1735)
  • Gabriel Falkenberg (1735–1748)
  • Gabriel Gabrielsson Falkenberg (1748–1761)
  • Adam Otto Lagerberg (1761–1778)
  • Claes Erik Silfverhielm (1778–1784)
  • Claes Julius Ekeblad (1784–1796)
  • Johan Adam Hierta (1796–1810)
  • Georg Adlersparre (1810–1824)
  • Arvid Posse (1824–1831)
  • Carl Henrik Gyllenhaal (1831–1837)
  • Wilhelm Albrecht d'Orchimont (1837–1851)
  • Anders Peter Sandströmer (1851–1857)
  • Jonas Wærn (1857–1866)
  • Carl Malmsten (1866–1879)
  • Cornelius Sjöcrona (1879–1906)
  • Fabian de Geer (1906–1917)
  • Axel Ekman (1917–1935)
  • Carl Mannerfelt (1935–1951)
  • Fritiof Domö (1951–1956)
  • Bertil Fallenius (1956–1967)
  • Karl Frithiofson (1967–1986)
  • Lennart Orehag (1986–1990)
  • Birger Bäckström (1991–1997)

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