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also Ox·en·stjer·na  (o͝ok′sən-shĕr′nə, ŏk′-), Count Axel Gustafsson 1583-1654.
Swedish politician who virtually ruled Sweden as leader of the council of regency during the minority of Christina (1632-1644).
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(Swedish ˈuksənʃæːrna) or


(Biography) Count Axel (ˈaksəl). 1583–1654, Swedish statesman. He was chancellor (1612–54) and successfully directed Swedish foreign policy for most of the Thirty Years' War
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[24.] Theorell T, Oxenstierna G, Westerlund H, Ferrie J, Hagberg J, Alfredsson L.
[9.] Oxenstierna G, Magnusson Hanson LL, Widmark M, Finnholm K, Stenfors C, Elofsson S, et al.
Riyadh immediately encouraged an intensification of the dialogue between it and Sunni mujahideen groups, promising further financial aid and the donation of mosques, schools, and teachers (Oxenstierna 1992).
[2.] Stenfors CU, Magnusson Hanson L, Oxenstierna G, Theorell T, Nilsson LG.
Axel Oxenstierna: Ya, but ve are not goot citizens und derefore pay no taxes.
Other important writers, who are included in the present volume, are Carl Michael Bellman (1740-1795), Bengt Lidner (1757-1793) and Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna (1750-1818).
Sellin begins Chapter 4 by detecting in Le Bon's Latin letter to Axel Oxenstierna a misreading.
(1) For propositions of such procedures see for example (Oxenstierna, 1999; Bejger, 2009).