Allra första generationerna / Gyllenståhlska försläkten / In English / Kultur, samhälle och affärsliv / Originalen på Liljeholmen / Rekommenderat / Släktens historia i korta drag / Tidiga försläkterna

A self-made investor of the 17th century – Gabriel Gyllenståhl (Chapter 3)

A self-made investor of the 17th century – Gabriel Gyllenståhl (Chapter 3)

From beyond the seas – A history of the Alfort family. Chapter 3 A self-made investor of the 17th century – Gabriel Gyllenståhl Erik Alfort’s father-in-law Gabriel Gyllenståhl is one of the most interesting personalities of his time, and perhaps also a somewhat misunderstood person, as his childhood has recently been shown to have been …
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Alfortska öden / Allra första generationerna / Gyllenståhlska försläkten / In English / Originalen på Liljeholmen / Rekommenderat / Släktens historia i korta drag

The price of wilfulness – Gabriel’s daughters (Chapter 4)

The price of wilfulness – Gabriel’s daughters (Chapter 4)

From beyond the seas – A history of the Alfort family. Chapter 4 The price of wilfulness – Gabriel’s daughters Gabriel Gyllenståhl’s willpower and refusal to be gainsaid or overruled was a personality trait inherited by his eldest daughter Hedevig Margareta Gyllenståhl. The two wills of father and daughter were doomed to eventually clash, and …
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Alfortska öden / Allra första generationerna / Brev och dagböcker / In English / Originalen på Liljeholmen / Rekommenderat / Släktens historia i korta drag

Difficult times at Liljeholmen – Erik Alfort and his children (Chapter 5)

Difficult times at Liljeholmen – Erik Alfort and his children (Chapter 5)

From beyond the seas – A history of the Alfort family. Chapter 5 Difficult times at Liljeholmen – Erik Alfort and his children While as we have seen Erik Alfort may not have been a suitable husband for Maria Sophia, there is no doubt that he had a lot in common with his father-in-law Gabriel …
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Alfortska öden / Allra första generationerna / In English / Originalen på Liljeholmen / Rekommenderat / Släktens historia i korta drag

Life and death on the seven seas – Captain Gabriel Ahlfort (Chapter 7)

Life and death on the seven seas – Captain Gabriel Ahlfort (Chapter 7)

From beyond the seas – A history of the Alfort family. Chapter 7 Life and death on the seven seas – Captain Gabriel Ahlfort Captain Gabriel Ahlfort travelled to Indonesia, India and Mecca, and he knew the shores of Europe better than his home county. He saw some incredible things and had real stories to …
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