Ludvig Fabritius
Ludvig (Lodewyck) Fabritius (born 14 September 1648, Brazil — d. 6 October 1729, Stockholm) was the Swedish ambassador to Safavid Iran during the reign of the kings Charles XI (r. 1660–1697) and Charles XII (r. 1697–1718). After an initial career in the Russian army, he would pursue a diplomatic career representing the Swedish crown. He led three missions to the Safavid court, in 1679-80, 1683–84, and 1697-1700. His efforts were mainly characterized by the aimed establishment of a new transit route between Sweden and Iran through Russia with Narva as its main hub, as well as several attempts to establish a fruitful alliance against the common enemy, namely the Ottoman Empire. Throughout his tenure as ambassador to the Safavid court, a formal invititation to the Safavid king on behalf of th
Ludvig Fabritius
Ludvig (Lodewyck) Fabritius (born 14 September 1648, Brazil — d. 6 October 1729, Stockholm) was the Swedish ambassador to Safavid Iran during the reign of the kings Charles XI (r. 1660–1697) and Charles XII (r. 1697–1718). After an initial career in the Russian army, he would pursue a diplomatic career representing the Swedish crown. He led three missions to the Safavid court, in 1679-80, 1683–84, and 1697-1700. His efforts were mainly characterized by the aimed establishment of a new transit route between Sweden and Iran through Russia with Narva as its main hub, as well as several attempts to establish a fruitful alliance against the common enemy, namely the Ottoman Empire. Throughout his tenure as ambassador to the Safavid court, a formal invititation to the Safavid king on behalf of th