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Former Provinces of Sweden

Älvsborg

01 Jan 1998 Part of Västra Göteland

 

Governors

1634 - 31 Dec 1643 Johan Hindersson Reuter .................... 1585-1644

01 Jan 1644 - 1648 Nils Assersson Mannersköld ................. 1577-1655

1648 - 1663 Per Peder Ribbing .......................... 1606-1664

1663 - 1674 Per Larsson Sparre ......................... 1628-1692

1674 - 1676 Henrik Falkenberg .......................... 1634-1691

1676 - 1679 Hans Georg Mörner .......................... 1623-1685

1679 - 1690 Henrik von Vicken .......................... 1624-1690

1690 - 1693 Lars Larsson Eldstierna .................... 1626-1701

20 Dec 1693 - 1708 David Makeléer, friherre Maclean ........... 1646-1708

1708 - 1710 Axel von Faltzburg ......................... 1645-1728

1710 - 1716 Anders Sparrfelt ........................... 1645-1730

1716 - 1725 Gustaf, friherre Foc ....................... 16..-1725

1725 - 1733 Olof, greve Gyllenborg ..................... 1676-1737

1733 - 1739 Johan friherre Palmfelt .................... 1675-1739

1740 - 1749 Axel Erik friherre Roos .................... 1684-1765

1749 - 1751 Carl Broman ................................ 1703-1784

1751 - 1756 Adolf greve Mörner af Morlanda ............. 1705-1766

1756 - 1763 Johan Råfelt ............................... 1712-1763

1763 - 1769 Mauritz friherre Posse af Säby ............. 1712-1787

1769 - 1775 Sven friherre Cederström ................... 1710-1781

1775 - 1785 Michaël von Törne .......................... 1726-1796

1785 - 1809 Johan Fredrik, friherre Lilliehorn ......... 1745-1811

1810 Johan Adam Hierta .......................... 1749-1816

1810 - 1815 Lars, friherre Hierta ...................... 1762-1835

1816 - 1817 Per Adolph Ekorn ........................... 1758-1819

1817 - 1825 Carl Georg Flach ........................... 1778-1846

1825 - 17 Oct 1850 Paul Sandelhjelm ........................... 1776-1850

1851 - 1858 Bengt Carl Bergman ......................... 1805-1878

1858 - 17 Jul 1886 Eric Josias greve Sparre af Söfdeborg ...... 1816-1886

1886 - 1905 Lars Wilhelm Samuel Lothigius .............. 1836-1913

1905 - 1922 Karl Sigfrid Husberg ....................... 1854-1928

1922 - 1941 Axel Wilhelm Teodor von Sneidern ........... 1875-1950

1941 - 1949 Vilhelm Göran Lundvik ...................... 1883-1969

1949 - 1954 Arvid Gustaf Richert ....................... 1887-1981

1955 - 1970 Mats Hermann Lemne ......................... 1919-1997

1970 - 1978 Gunnar von Sydow ........................... 1911-1990

1978 - 1991 Karl Göte Fridh ............................ 1926-1996

1991 - 31 Dec 1997 Bengt Karl Åke Johansson ................... 1937-

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Eskilstuna

 

1620 Part of Swedish royal domain given to Dowager Queens

1683 Part of Södermanland

27 Apr 1719 Separate administration ended

 

Governors

1632 - 1634 Johan Kasimir Lewenhaupt ................... 1583-1634

1634 - 1637 Otto von Scheiding ......................... 1580-1651

1637 - 1640 Knut Posse ................................. 1592-1664

1640 - 1651 Ifvar Nilsson Natt och Dag ................. 1590-1651

1652 - 1654 Karl Soop .................................. 1621-1655

1654 - 09 Dec 1655 Paul Khevenhüller .......................... 1595-1655

1655 - 1660 Daniel Bengtsson Uttermarck ................ 1617-1683

1660 - 1663 Claes Christoffer Lutzow

1663 - 1679 Gustaf Soop ................................ 1624-1679

30 Mar 1680 - 27 Apr 1719 Carl Gyllenstierna ......................... 1649-1723

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Goteborgs och Bohus

1658 Bohus county

1680 Göteborgs och Bohus county

01 Jan 1998 Abolished

 

Governors

27 Mar 1658 - 10 Aug 1677 Harald Stake

10 Aug 1677 - 1680 Rutger friherre von Ascheberg

1680 - 1682 Georg Henrik Lybecker

1682 - 11 Jan 1700 Johan Benedicht friherre von Schönleben

1700 - 1711 Erik Carlsson friherre Siöblad

1712 - 1719 Carl Gustaf friherre Mörner af Morlanda

1719 - 12 Apr 1723 Nils friherre Posse af Säby

08 Jul 1723 - 17 Dec 1730 Axel, friherre Gyllenkrok

1730 - 1741 Bengt Johansson, friherre Ribbing af Koberg

1741 - 1749 Lorentz Kristoffer Stobée

23 Aug 1749 - 16 Dec 1762 Johan friherre von Kaulbars

1763 - 1772 Didrik Henrik greve Taube

1772 - 1790 Anders Rudolf friherre Du Rietz af Hedensberg

1790 - 1796 Johan friherre Beck-Friis

1796 - 1800 Samuel af Forselles

1800 - 27 Dec 1808 Johan Fredrik friherre Carpelan ............ 1745-1808

Jan 1809 - 25 Oct 1834 Axel Pontus greve von Rosen ................ 1773-1834

22 Nov 1834 - 19 Jun 1843 Gillis Edenhjelm ........................... 1778-1862

19 Jun 1843 - 23 Sep 1847 Carl Gustaf greve Löwenhielm ............... 1790-1858

23 Sep 1847 - 06 May 1864 Olof Immanuel Fåhraeus ..................... 1796-1884

06 May 1864 - 25 Sep 1885 Albert Carl August Lars greve Ehrensvärd ... 1821-1901

25 Sep 1885 - 25 Sep 1897 Gustaf Fredrik greve Snoilsky .............. 1833-1897

25 Sep 1897 - 03 Jul 1917 Gustaf Otto Robert Lagerbring .............. 1847-1921

03 Jul 1917 - 16 Nov 1934 Oscar Fredrik von Sydow .................... 1873-1936

23 Feb - 13 Oct 1921 Esaias Centerwall .......................... 1867-1947

(acting for von Sydow)

16 Nov 1934 - 1950 Malte Ferdinand Jacobsson .................. 1885-1966

1950 - 1971 Per Ingvar Nyström ......................... 1903-1993

1971 - 1978 Erik Johan Huss ............................ 1913-2010

1979 - 1980 Carl Johan Gunnar Persson .................. 1919-2014

1980 - 1989 Sven Åke Norling ........................... 1924-2001

1989 - 1995 Kjell Algot Mattsson ....................... 1930-

1996 - 31 Dec 1997 Göran Bengtsson ............................ 1947-

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Gripsholm

 

1620 - 1715 Part of Swedish royal domain given to the doweger

Queens of Sweden

1634 Gripsholm county

1683 Part of Södermanland

27 Apr 1719 Administration abolished

 

Governors

1634 - 1655 ....

1655 - 1683 Daniel Bengtsson Uttermarck ............... 1617-1683

1683 - 1691 ....

1691 - 1705 Johan von Westphal ........................ 1636-1710

1706 - 1707 Johan von Brehmer ......................... 1677-1754

1707 - 1719 Nils Adelstierna .......................... 1663-1734

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Härnösand

 

06 Sep 1645 County of Härnösand created from part of Norrland

13 Mar 1654 Part of Västernorrland

 

Governors

06 Sep 1645 - 14 Feb 1653 Hans Strijk ................................ 1595-1653

1653 - 13 Mar 1654 Anders Appelbom ............................ 1614-1686

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Hudiksvall

 

06 Sep 1645 County of Hudiksvall created from part of Norrland

13 Mar 1654 Part of Västernorrland

 

Governors

06 Sep 1645 - 1651 Ivar Nilsson Natt och Dag .................. 1590-1651

1651 - 13 Mar 1654 Erik Larsson Sparre ........................ 1618-1673

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Järle

 

16 Aug 1641 County of Järle separated from Örebro county

1648 Re-incorporated into Örebro

 

Governor

16 Aug 1641 - 1644 Karl Philipsson Bonde ...................... 1581-1652

1644 - 1648 Krister Bonde .............................. 1621-1659

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Kristianstad

01 Jan 1997 Merged into Skane

 

Governors

1719 - 1738 Samuel friherre von Hyltéen ................. 1671-1738

1739 - 1745 Nils Silfverskiöld .......................... 1674-1753

1745 - 1761 Christian, friherre Barnekow ................ 1694-1762

1761 - 09 Jun 1763 Carl Axel Hugo friherre Hamilton af Hageby .. 1722-1763

10 Jun 1763 - 1773 Reinhold Johan, friherre von Lingen ......... 1708-1785

1773 - 1776 Axel greve Löwen ............................ 1729-1802

1776 - 1786 Gabriel Erik friherre Sparre ................ 1726-1804

1786 - 1803 Carl Adam friherre Wrangel af Adinal ........ 1748-1829

1803 - 1811 Eric friherre von Nolcken ................... 1763-1834

1811 - 1838 Axel greve de la Gardie ..................... 1772-1838

1838 - 1851 Georg Ludvig von Rosen ...................... 1786-1857

1852 - 1856 Knut Axel Posse ............................. 1796-1856

1856 - 1859 Georg Gabriel Emil von Troil ................ 1800-1859

1860 - 1866 Axel Ludvig friherre Rappe .................. 1800-1875

1866 - 1883 Axel Trolle-Wachtmeister .................... 1812-1907

1883 - 29 Jan 1905 Magnus Gabriel greve de la Gardie ........... 1839-1905

30 Jan 1905 - 1923 Gerhard Louis friherre de Geer af Finspång .. 1854-1935

1923 - 1938 Johan Nilsson i Skottlandshus ............... 1873-1963

1938 - 1947 Alvar Elis Rodhe ............................ 1882-1964

1947 - 1963 Per Valdemar Nikolaus Westling .............. 1900-1963

1964 - 1979 Bengt Axel Wilhelm Petri .................... 1913-2006

1979 - 1984 Carl Lennart Sandgren ....................... 1926-2009

1985 - 1989 Kurt Einar Anders Larsson ................... 1925-

1990 - 1996 Runa Anita Elisabet Bråkenhielm ............. 1937-

1996 - 1997 Hans Blom ................................... 1938-

(acting)

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Malmöhus

01 Jan 1997 Part of Scania

 

Governors

1719 - 1727 Carl Gustaf friherre Hård ................... 1674-1744

1727 - 25 Jul 1737 Johan friherre Cronman ...................... 1662-1737

1737 - 1740 Wilhelm friherre Bennet ..................... 1677-1740

1740 - 01 Sep 1754 Carl Georg friherre Siöblad ................. 1682-1754

1754 - 1763 Georg Bogislaus friherre Staël von

Holstein ................................... 1685-1763

1764 - 20 Feb 1769 Carl friherre Adlerfelt ..................... 1719-1769

1769 - 1772 Johan greve Cronhielm af Flosta ............. 1707-1782

1772 Reinhold Johan friherre von Lingen .......... 1708-1785

1772 - 1776 Bengt Gustaf greve Frölich .................. 1715-1783

1776 - 1794 Tage, friherre Thott ........................ 1739-1824

1794 - 1812 Gustaf Fredrik greve von Rosen .............. 1758-1815

1812 - 1829 Wilhelm, friherre af

Klinteberg ................................. 1759-1829

1829 - 1831 Jean Albrecht Berg von Linde ................ 1793-1857

(acting)

1831 - 17 Nov 1833 Göran Berndt Magnus friherre Stackelberg .... 1783-1833

1834 - 1851 Fredrik Saloman greve Posse ................. 1785-1853

(acting to 1835)

1851 - 1874 Samuel Gustaf von Troil ..................... 1804-1880

1874 - 20 May 1880 Axel Gustaf Adlercreutz ..................... 1821-1880

1880 - 1892 Gotthard greve Wachtmeister af

Johannishus ................................ 1834-1920

1892 - 1902 Robert Dickson .............................. 1843-1924

1902 - 1909 Gustaf David Rudolf Tornérhjelm ............. 1854-1934

1909 - 1925 Robert greve de la Gardie ................... 1858-1937

1925 - 1938 Sten Gustaf Fredrik von Troil,

friherre Ramel ............................. 1872-1947

1930 - 1932 Gert Eiserman ............................... 1863-1948

(acting for Ramel)

1932 Hjalmar Kjäll ............................... 1878-1948

(acting for Ramel)

1939 - 1951 Arthur Natanael Thomson ..................... 1891-1977

1951 - 1953 Allan Geog Fredrik Vougt .................... 1895-1953

1953 - 1961 Gustav Adolf Widell ......................... 1907-1961

1961 - 1973 Klas Gösta Netzén ........................... 1908-1984

1973 - 1984 Nils Johann Hörjel .......................... 1917-2006

1984 - 1993 Göte Bertil Göransson ....................... 1933-1999

1993 - 31 Dec 1996 Ann-Cathrine Haglund ........................ 1937-

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Närcke och Värmland

1634 - 1779 Närke och Värmland county

1779 Divided into Örebro and Värmland counties

 

Governors

1634 - 29 Aug 1648 Gustaf Eriksson Leijonhufvud ................ 1597-1658

30 Aug 1648 - 1653 Krister Bonde ............................... 1621-1659

1653 - 1658 Gustaf Soop af Limingo ...................... 1624-1679

1658 - 20 Jul 1676 Abraham Gustavsson Leijonhufvud ............. 1627-1676

1676 - 1677 Jakob Fleming ............................... 1640-1689

1677 - 13 Nov 1680 Mårten Reutercrantz ......................... 1635-1680

1680 - 1681 Clas Hermansson Fleming af Liebelitz ........ 1649-1685

1681 - 1685 Gustaf Lilliecrona .......................... 1623-1687

1685 - 1693 Didrik Wrangel af Adinal .................... 1637-1706

1693 - 29 Oct 1706 Fromhold friherre Fägerskiöld ............... 16..-1706

1707 - 1714 Salomon Cronhielm af Hakunge ................ 1666-1724

1714 - 1719 Claes friherre Ekeblad d.ä. ................. 1669-1737

1719 - 1729 Conrad friherre Ribbing af Zernava .......... 1671-1736

1729 - 1739 Erik Wrangel, friherre af Lindeberg ......... 1686 1765

1739 - 04 Dec 1756 Nils Esbjörnsson friherre von Reuterholm .... 1676-1756

04 Dec - 31 Dec 1756 Johan Råfelt ................................ 1702-1763

1759 - 31 Aug 1766 Adolf greve Mörner af Morlanda .............. 1705-1766

01 Sep 1766 - 1780 Johan Abraham friherre Hamilton af Hageby ... 1734-1795

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Öland

900 AD Known as island of Eowans

1819 - 1825 Island of Öland separated from Kalmar

and made a separate county

 

Dukes of Borgholm

1300 - 1318 Valdemar Magnusson

1316 - 1356 Ingeborg Eiriksdottir

Governors

1819 - 1821 Axel Adlersparre ............................ 1763-1838

1821 - 1825 Ulrik Gustaf Lindencrona .................... 1785-1846

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Skaraborg

1634 County of Skaraborg

31 Dec 1997 County abolished, part of Västra Götaland

 

Governors

1634 - 1636 Nils Turesson Bielke

1636 - 1648 Carl Siggesson Rosendufva

1648 - 1657 Harald Stake

1657 - 1660 Erik Carlsson Oxenstierna

1660 - 1668 Thord Ulfsson Bonde

1668 - 1683 Gabriel friherre Kurck

1683 - 1690 Peter Örneklou

1695 - 1707 Harald friherre Strömfelt

1707 - 1711 Carl Gustaf friherre Soop af Limingo

1712 - 1716 Germund Cederhielm d.ä.

1716 Germund friherre Cederhielm d.y.

05 Oct 1716 - 17 Dec 1723 Peter, friherre Scheffer

17 Dec 1723 - 14 Aug 1727 Gustaf Classon friherre Rålamb

14 Aug 1727 - 1729 Erik friherre Wrangel af Lindeberg

1729 - 06 Aug 1733 Gustaf, friherre Palmfelt

06 Aug 1733 - 1735 Frans Joachim friherre Ehrenstrahl

1735 - 1748 Gabriel Henriksson friherre

Falkenberg af Trystorp

1748 - 1761 Gabriel Gabrielsson friherre

Falkenberg af Trystorp

1761 - 1778 Adam Otto greve Lagerberg

1778 - 1784 Claes Erik friherre Silfverhielm

1784 - 1796 Claes Julius greve Ekeblad

03 Mar 1796 - 14 May 1810 Johan Adam Hierta

14 May 1810 - 1824 Georg greve Adlersparre

1824 - 30 Jun 1831 Arvid Mauritz Arvidsson greve Posse

30 Jun 1831 - 31 Aug 1837 Carl friherre Henrik Gyllenhaal

01 Sep 1837 - 1851 Wilhelm Albrecht d'Orchimont

1851 - 1857 Anders Peter Sandströmer

1857 - 1866 Jonas Wærn

1866 - 1879 Carl Johan Malmsten

1879 - 1907 Cornelius Alexander Sjöcrona ................ 1835-1917

1907 - 1917 Fabian Otto Gerard, friherre

de Geer af Finspång ........................ 1850-1934

1917 - 1935 Axel Ekman .................................. 1869-1939

1935 - 1951 Carl Mannerfelt ............................. 1886-1951

1951 - 1959 Johan Fritiof Domö .......................... 1889-1961

1959 - 1967 Bertil Albertsson Fallenius ................. 1900-1990

1967 - 1987 Karl Axel Frithiof Frithiofson .............. 1919-2009

1987 - 31 Dec 1990 Nils Lennart Helge Orehag ................... 1925-2012

01 Jan 1991 - 31 Dec 1997 Nils Birger Bäckström ....................... 1937-

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Stockholm City

30 Jul 1634 Stockholm over-governorship

01 Jan 1968 Incorporated into Stockholm county

 

Over-Governors (överståthållaren)

30 Jul 1634 – 26 Jul 1644 Clas Larsson Fleming

1645 – 1650 Knut Jöransson Posse af Hedensund

1650 – 1652 Herman Claesson Fleming

1652 – 1663 Schering Rosenhane

1664 – 1665 Claes Akesson Tott den yngre

1665 – 1673 Axel Carlsson Sparre af Rossvik

1673 – 1678 Claes Rålamb

1678 – 1682 Jöran Gyllenstierna

1682 - 14 Jun 1705 Christoffer greve Gyllenstierna

af Ulaborg

1705 - 07 Aug 1714 Knut greve Posse

14 Aug 1714 - 14 Dec 1732 Gustaf Adam greve Taube af Kudding

1732 - 20 Aug 1738 Michael greve Törnflycht

1739 - 10 Apr 1753 Rutger friherre Fuchs

20 Jun 1753 - 05 Jan 1759 Johan Christoffer friherre von Düring

27 Jan 1759 - 06 Dec 1769 Jakob Albrekt von Lantingshausen

01 Jan 1770 - 19 Jan 1772 Axel Wrede greve Sparre af Sundby

19 Jan 1772 - 12 Jan 1773 Ture Gustaf friherre Rudbeck

12 Jan 1773 - 28 Jul 1791 Carl friherre Sparre

1791 - 1792 Gustaf Mauritz friherre Armfelt

29 Nov 1792 - 1795 Carl Vilhelm Modée

1795 - 1797 Hans Henric friherre von Essen

1797 - 1800 Vacant

1800 Samuel greve af Ugglas

1800 - 1809 Vacant

1809 - 1810 Wilhelm Mauritz greve Klingspor

1810 - 1812 Anders Fredrik Skjöldebrand

(acting)

1812 - 1818 Carl Carlsson greve Mörner af Tuna

1815 Johan August Sandels

(acting for Mörner)

1816 Olof Rudolf Cederström

(acting for Mörner)

15 Dec 1818 - 16 Jan 1828 Daniel friherre Edelcreutz Ahlberg

(acting)

16 Jan 1828 - 07 Oct 1830 Carl Johan friherre af Nordin

(acting)

07 Oct 1830 - 30 Jun 1838 Jakob Wilhelm friherre Sprengtporten (1st Time)

30 Jun - 21 Jul 1838 Erik Magnus Kuylenstierna

(acting)

21 Jul 1838 - 29 Oct 1842 Axel Johan Adam Möllerhielm

(acting)

Dec 1842 - 1844 Mauritz Axel greve Lewenhaupt

(acting)

28 Dec 1844 - 26 Jun 1848 Jakob Wilhelm friherre Sprengtporten (2nd Time)

1848 - 1863 Jakob Essen greve Hamilton

1863 - 1874 Didrik Anders Gillis friherre Bildt

1874 - 1888 Curt Gustaf friherre af Ugglas

06 Feb 1888 - 1902 Claes Gustaf Adolf friherre Tamm ............ 1838-1925

1899 Fredrik von Essen ........................... 1831-1921

(acting for Tamm)

1902 - 1911 Robert Dickson .............................. 1843-1924

1911 - 1912 Carl Fredrik Vilhelm Hederstierna ........... 1861-1928

(1st Time, acting)

1912 - 1920 Johan Olof Ramstedt ......................... 1852-1935

1920 - 17 Nov 1928 Carl Fredrik Vilhelm Hederstierna (2nd Time)

1923 Mauritz Reinhold Sahlin ..................... 1860-1927

(acting for Hederstierna)

27 Nov 1928 - 23 Aug 1933 Gustaf Henning Elmquist ..................... 1871-1933

01 Sep 1933 - 1949 Torsten Karl Viktor Nothin .................. 1884-1972

1949 - 1963 Johan Oscar Hagander ........................ 1896-1991

1963 - 31 Dec 1967 Berndt Allan Nordenstam ..................... 1904-1982

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Svartsjö

 

1786 - 1809 Svartsjö county separated from Stockholm city county

 

Governors

1786 - 04 Oct 1790 Adolf Fredrik Munck ......................... 1749-1831

26 Oct 1790 - 1792 Erik Ruuth .................................. 1746-1820

08 Sep 1792 - 1809 Claes Ralamb ................................ 1750-1826

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Uppland

1600 - 1618 Uppland County

1618 - 1649 Part of Uppsala county

1649 - 1652 County Restored

1652 - 1654 Part of Uppsala county

1654 - 1714 Uppland County

1714 Divided between Stockholm and Uppsala counties

 

Governors

1600 - 1618 Christoffer Wernstedt

1634 - 1641 Lars Eriksson Sparre av Rossvik ............. 1590-1644

1649 - 15 May 1652 Svante Svantesson Sparre

1654 - 1657 Gustaf friherre Persson Banér

1656 - 1660 Svante Svantesson Banér, d.y. ............... 1624-1674

1660 - 1664 Claes Rålamb ................................ 1622-1698

1664 - 1666 Göran Gyllenstierna av Lundholm ............. 1623-1687

1666 - 1679 Axel Axelsson Lillie ........................ 1637-1692

1679 - 1681 Gustaf Lilliecrona .......................... 1632-1687

1681 Claes Hermansson Fleming af Liebelitz ....... 1649-1685

1681 - 1685 Fabian Wrede af Elimä ....................... 1641-1712

1685 - 08 Mar 1689 Olof Arvidsson Thegner ...................... 1615-1689

1689 - 1695 Jacob Gyllenborg Wollimhaus ................. 1648-1701

1695 - 1714 Johan friherre Hoghusen ..................... 1634-1715

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