Erik Gustaf Boström, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Erik Gustaf Boström

Swedish 19ty/early 20th century prime minister

Date of Birth: 11-Feb-1842

Place of Birth: Stockholm, Sweden

Date of Death: 21-Feb-1907

Profession: politician

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Erik Gustaf Boström

  • Erik Gustaf Bernhard Boström (11 February 1842 – 21 February 1907) was a Swedish landowner and politician who was a member of the Swedish Parliament (1876–1907) and the longest-serving Prime Minister of Sweden of the 19th century.
  • He served twice, first from 1891 to 1900 and then again from 1902 to 1905.
  • He was also known as E.G.
  • Boström or E.
  • Gust.
  • Boström. In 1871, he married Carolina "Lina" Almqvist, with whom he had six daughters and one son.
  • Brother of County Governor Filip Boström and nephew of the philosopher Christopher Jacob Boström. Boström’s governmental policy was marked by its pragmatism.
  • Over time, Boström gained a good reputation as being a rallying national icon despite being the first prime minister to have neither an academic education nor experience with upper governmental positions.
  • He was also quite popular with King Oscar II.
  • Boström’s eventual downfall was caused by his refusal to budge on the issue of Norway.

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