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A prince of finance : K A Wallenberg 1853-1938 : Swedish banker, statesman and philanthropist

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A prince of finance : K A Wallenberg 1853-1938 : Swedish banker, statesman and philanthropist.

Knut Agathon Wallenberg (19 May 1853 – 1 June 1938) was a Swedish banker and politician, he was also a Knight of the Order of the Seraphim. He was son of banker and politician André Oscar Wallenberg.

Wallenberg was Minister for Foreign Affairs 1914–1917, and member of the Riksdag's first chamber (the Upper house) 1907–1919. Together with his wife, he created Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (Swedish: Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse), which is one of the main contributors to the private university Stockholm School of Economics.

Wallenberg was one of the founders of the Stockholm School of Economics, and is also seen as the founder of the community of Saltsjöbaden and an associated railroad.

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Author(s):
Ulf Olsson
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Bokförlaget Atlantis, 2007

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A prince of finance : K A Wallenberg 1853-1938 : Swedish banker, statesman and philanthropist.

Knut Agathon Wallenberg (19 May 1853 – 1 June 1938) was a Swedish banker and politician, he was also a Knight of the Order of the Seraphim. He was son of banker and politician André Oscar Wallenberg.

Wallenberg was Minister for Foreign Affairs 1914–1917, and member of the Riksdag's first chamber (the Upper house) 1907–1919. Together with his wife, he created Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (Swedish: Knut och Alice Wallenbergs Stiftelse), which is one of the main contributors to the private university Stockholm School of Economics.

Wallenberg was one of the founders of the Stockholm School of Economics, and is also seen as the founder of the community of Saltsjöbaden and an associated railroad.

Author(s):
Ulf Olsson
Condition:
As new
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Bokförlaget Atlantis, 2007

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