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agriculturist , Government official

Knut Raoul Leopold Robert von Horn, Swedish agriculturist, former government official.


Horn, Knut Raoul Leopold Robert von was born on November 28, 1907 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Robert and Elizabeth (Bohnstedt) von Horn.


Attended, University Cambridge, 1927. Bachelor, University Stockholm, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, University Stockholm, 1934.


Secretary Swedish State Commission of Trade, 1939—1941. Chief secretary Ministry Supply, 1942—1946, Ministry Commerce, 1946—1948. Member State Commission Agriculture, 1950—1956.

Chairman Swedish State Seed Testing Station, 1959—1964, Gullspang Power AB, 1973—1981. Board directors Korsnas-Marma AB, Investment AB Kinnevik, AB Swedish Lithographic Industries, 1949—1986.


Swedish delegate international economic conferences General Agreement of Tariff and Trades, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1946—1955. Chamberlain at Royal Court, 1946. Deputy-marshall Diplomatic Corporation, 1950—1959.

First surveyor at Royal Court, 1956. Member of Swedish Milling Association (chairman 1973-1980), Royal Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry 1972-1975.


Married Birgitta von Horn, June 1, 1940. Children: Johan, Edward, Michaela.

Robert Horn

Elizabeth (Bohnstedt) Horn

Birgitta von Horn

Johan Horn

Edward Horn

Michaela Horn