Carl Fabian Langenskiöld

Carl Fabian Langenskiöld, also known as Carl Fabian Theodor Langenskiöld (November 17, 1810 – 29 June 1863) was a Finnish politician and a member of the Senate of Finland from 1857 to 1863.

Carl Fabian Langenskiöld
Born(1810-11-17)November 17, 1810
Sääksmäki, Finland
DiedJune 29, 1863(1863-06-29) (aged 52)
Helsinki, Finland
Years active1857 – 1863
Known forFather of the finnish markka

Langenskiöld is called the father of the finnish mark, which was the currency of Finland from 1860 to 2002.[1]

Early life

Langenskiöld was born in Sääksmäki, a village and former municipality in Finland on November 17, 1810. He then went to Odert Henrik Gripenberg's internship school and got a private certificate there at Turku in 1825.[2]


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