Agnes Hamilton born Geijer


Culture person, daughter of E.G. Geijer

Agnes Hamilton had a central position in Uppsala's cultural life in the mid-1800s. She was the daughter of Erik Gustaf Geijer and Anna Lisa Liljebjörn. Hamilton was also a close friend of Helena Nyblom.

Agnes Hamilton married Adolf Hamilton, who for a period was governor of Uppsala.

One of the children of the Hamiltons, Anna Hamilton Geete, became a writer and wrote the memoirs at Sunset (4 bands 1910-1914). In it, Erik Gustaf Geijer's last decade of life was portrayed.


Burial site: 0116-0842

Image description: Agnes Hamilton born Geijer, unknown year. Photo: From private collection. [The image is cropped]
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