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Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna

Swedish noble and poet

Died when: 68 years 10 days (816 months)
Star Sign: Cancer

 

Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna

Count Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna (19 July 1750 – 29 July 1818) is considered one of the foremost Swedish poets of the Gustavian period.A prominent courtier during the reign of King Gustav III of Sweden, he was also a politician, diplomat and member of the Swedish Academy, holding seat number 8.

On several occasions he was a member of the Swedish Government and Parliament.Amongst other things, Oxenstierna is also known for his translation into Swedish of John Milton's epic blank verse poem Paradise Lost.


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