Military personnel Politician

Hans Reinhold von Fersen

Quick Facts

IntroSwedish politician
A.K.A.Hans Gf. von Fersen
Was Politician
Military personnel
From Sweden
Type Military
Politics
Gendermale
Birth 2 March 1683, Tallinn, Estonia
Death 25 May 1736, Stockholm, Sweden
(aged 53 years)
Star signPisces
Family
Father: Reinhold Johan von Fersen
Children: Carl von FersenAxel von Fersen the Elder

Biography

Hans Reinhold von Fersen (2 March 1683 Tallinn – 25 May 1736 Stockholm) was a Swedish count, politician and soldier. He served as lieutenant general from 1720 and as president of the Svea Court of Appeal from 1731.

He was the son of count Reinhold Johan von Fersen and Anna Sophia von Ungern-Sternberg. In 1715 he himself married countess Eleonora Margareta Wachtmeister, daughter of the royal counsellor Axel Wachtmeister. They had two children:

  1. Carl Reinhold von Fersen (7 April 1716, Stockholm – 7 May 1786, Stockholm)
  2. Fredrik Axel von Fersen (5 April 1719 – 24 April 1794)