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Carl Georg Sioblad

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Carl Georg Sioblad

Carl Georg Sioblad (November 2, 1683 – September 1, 1754), was a Swedish naval officer and Governor of Malmo.

Biography

He was born on November 2, 1683 to Erik Carlsson Sjoblad. He became a second lieutenant at the Admiralty in 1699, and was promoted to vice admiral then admiral. On July 27, 1720, against orders, he attacked a much larger Russian naval force. His force consisted of three ships, three frigates, and three merchant ships. In 1740 he became Governor of Malmo and served till his death in 1754.

References

Carl Georg Sioblad Wikipedia


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