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Wim van der Meij   Link to this

'Graf' is German and probably Swedish for: Count

Virginia DeMarce   Link to this

The Swedish word is "greve" and does signify "count." This man was the son of Nils Abrahamsson Brahe, who died of wounds received at the Battle of Luetzen in 1632. Nils Brahe, the younger, was a great-grandson of Per Brahe, he elder, created count of Visingborg in 1561.

Terry Foreman   Link to this

Nils Nillsson, Graf Brahe. Swedish ambassador-extraordinary 1661. (L&M Index)

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