Arvid Posse

Swedish 19th century prime minister (1820-1901)

Count Arvid Rutger Fredriksson Posse, born 15 February 1820, dead 24 April 1901, was a Swedish politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Sweden from 1880 to 1883.[1]

Count Arvid Posse
2nd Prime Minister of Sweden
In office
19 April 1880 – 13 June 1883
(3 years, 55 days)
MonarchOscar II
Preceded byLouis Gerard De Geer
Succeeded byCarl Johan Thyselius
Personal details
Born(1820-02-15)15 February 1820
Helsingborg, Sweden
Died24 April 1901(1901-04-24) (aged 81)
Stockholm, Sweden
Political partyLantmanna Party
Spouse(s)Amalia De la Gardie
Ebba Hägerflycht


  1. "Sweden" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Louis Gerard De Geer
Prime Minister of Sweden
19 April 1880–13 June 1883
Succeeded by
Carl Johan Thyselius