Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna)

Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna
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Bengt Jönsson Oxenstierna as depicted in Tensta Church
Co-regent of Sweden
In office
January 1448 – June 1448
Preceded byChristopher of Bavaria
Succeeded byCharles VIII of Sweden
Personal details
BornApproximately 1390s
DiedApproximately 1450s
FamilyOxenstierna

Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna), (1390s–1450s) Swedish statesman and co-regent of Sweden, under the Kalmar Union, from January to June 1448, together with his brother Nils Jönsson (Oxenstierna). Member of the Privy Council of Sweden from 1435, and Lord Justice of Uppland in 1439. Dubbed as knight by King Christopher of Bavaria following his coronation in 1441, and Master of the Royal Court from the same year.

Bengt Jönsson (Oxenstierna)
Born: 1390s Died: 1450
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Christopher of Bavaria
as King of Sweden
Co-regent of Sweden
1448
with Nils Jönsson (Oxenstierna)
Succeeded by
Karl Knutsson
as King of Sweden