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was a county
The Counties of Sweden are the first level administrative and political subdivisions of Sweden. Sweden is divided into 21 counties. The counties were established in 1634 on Count Axel Oxenstierna's initiative, superseding the historical provinces of Sweden to introduce a modern administration...
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until 1997 when it was merged with Kristianstad County
Kristianstad County was a county of Sweden from 1719 to 1 January 1997 when it was merged with Malmöhus County to form Skåne County.The seat of residence for the Governor was in Kristianstad.- List of Governors :...
to form Skåne County
Skåne County is the southernmost administrative county or län, of Sweden, basically corresponding to the historical province Scania. It borders the counties of Halland, Kronoberg and Blekinge. The seat of residence for the Skåne Governor is the town of Malmö...
It had been named after Malmöhus
Malmöhus is a neighbourhood of Malmö, situated in the Borough of Centrum, Malmö Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden....
, the castle in Malmö
Malmö , in the southernmost province of Scania, is the third most populous city in Sweden, after Stockholm and Gothenburg.Malmö is the seat of Malmö Municipality and the capital of Skåne County...
, which also was where the Governor originally resided.
List of Governors (term of office)
The list is preceded by the Governors-General of Scania, and succeeded by the Governors of Skåne County
- Carl Gustaf Hård (1719–1727)
- Johan Cronman
Johan Cronman was a Lieutenant General and the Commandant of the Skåne fortress in the Swedish Empire as well as the Governor of Malmö from 1727 to 1737...
- Wilhelm Bennet (1737–1740)
- Carl Georg Siöblad
Carl Georg Siöblad , was a Swedish naval officer and Governor of Malmö.-Biography:He was born on November 2, 1683 to Erik Carlsson Siöblad. 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...
- Georg Bogislaus Staël von Holstein (1754–1763)
- Carl Adlerfelt (1764–1769)
- Johan Cronhielm (1769–1772)
- Reinhold Johan von Lingen (1772)
- Bengt Gustaf Frölich (1772–1776)
- Tage Thott (1776–1794)
- Gustaf von Rosen (1794–1812)
- Wilhelm af Klinteberg (1812–1829)
- Jean Albrecht Berg von Linde (1829–1831)
- Magnus Stackelberg (1831–1833)
- Fredrik Posse (1834–1851)
- Samuel von Troil (1851–1874)
- Axel Adlercreutz (1874–1880)
- Gotthard Wachtmeister (1880–1892)
- Robert Dickson (1892–1902)
- Gustaf Tornérhjelm (1902–1909)
- Robert de la Gardie (1909–1925)
- Fredrik Ramel (1925–1938)
- Arthur Thomson
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- Allan Vougt
Allan Georg Fredrik Vougt was a Swedish Social Democratic politician and Minister for Defence 1945 - 1951....
- Gustav Adolf Widell (1953–1961)
- Gösta Netzén (1961–1973)
- Nils Hörjel (1973–1984)
- Bertil Göransson
Bertil Edvard Göransson was a Swedish rower who competed in the 1956 Summer Olympics.He was born in Limhamn and died in Vårgårda....
- Ann-Cathrine Haglund (1993–1996)