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Oxenstierna

or Oxenstjerna

[oo k-suh n-sher-nah] /ˈʊk sənˌʃɛr nɑ/
noun
1.
Count Axel
[ahk-suh l] /ˈɑk səl/ (Show IPA),
1583–1654, Swedish statesman.
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  • Oxenstierna returned to Sweden to gather means wherewith to continue the war.

    Sweden Victor Nilsson
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Oxenstierna

/Swedish ˈuksənʃæːrna/
noun
1.
Count Axel (ˈaksəl). 1583–1654, Swedish statesman. He was chancellor (1612–54) and successfully directed Swedish foreign policy for most of the Thirty Years' War
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