Gustaf Edvard

Näshulta, Södermanland, Sweden

The Life of Gustaf Edvard

When Gustaf Edvard was born on 12 May 1878, in Näshulta, Södermanland, Sweden, his father, Carl Carlson Julin, was 49 and his mother, Eleonora Ulrica Andersdotter, was 38. He lived in Norrköpings Sankt Olai, Östergötland, Sweden for about 6 years.

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Carl Carlson Julin
Eleonora Ulrica Andersdotter
Carl Robert Julin
Gustav Edvard Julin
Elna Eleonora Julin
Carl Hyginus Julin
Karl Otto Julin
Gustaf Edvard

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World Events (8)

1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 6

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Age 19

World exposition held in Stockholm. First Swedish car built.
1909 · Swedish General Strike

Age 31

The Swedish General Strike of August 4 to September 4, 1909, was joined by over 300,000 people across Sweden. The Swedish General Strike was the first major dispute between the Swedish Trade Union Confederation and the Swedish Employers Association.

Name Meaning

Most probably from an Old Norse personal name from Gautr ‘Goth’ + stafr ‘staff’. It has been borne by several kings of Sweden, beginning with Gustav Vasa ( ?1496–1560 ), who was elected king in 1523 after freeing Sweden from Danish rule.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Gustav Edvard in household of Karl Julin, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Gustav Edvard in household of Carl Julin, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Gustaf Edvard in household of Eleon. Ulrika Julin F. Andersson, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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