Casimir Gripenberg

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Carl Gustaf Casimir Gripenberg (Казимир Казимирович Гриппенберг, Kazimir Kazimirovich Grippenberg; 18 November 1836 – 5 April 1908) was a Finland-Swedish naval officer who served in the Imperial Russian Navy.wikipedia
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Oskar Gripenberg

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He was a member of the Finno-Swedish noble Gripenberg family, and was the older brother of General Oskar Gripenberg.
His brother, Carl was an admiral in the Imperial Navy.

Swedish-speaking population of Finland

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He was a member of the Finno-Swedish noble Gripenberg family, and was the older brother of General Oskar Gripenberg. Carl Gustaf Casimir Gripenberg (Казимир Казимирович Гриппенберг, Kazimir Kazimirovich Grippenberg; 18 November 1836 – 5 April 1908) was a Finland-Swedish naval officer who served in the Imperial Russian Navy.

Imperial Russian Navy

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Carl Gustaf Casimir Gripenberg (Казимир Казимирович Гриппенберг, Kazimir Kazimirovich Grippenberg; 18 November 1836 – 5 April 1908) was a Finland-Swedish naval officer who served in the Imperial Russian Navy.

Sweden

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The Swedish noble Gripenberg Family was originated from the Swedish province of Östergötland, and the original family name was Witte or Wittman before being granted nobility.

Swedish nobility

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The Swedish noble Gripenberg Family was originated from the Swedish province of Östergötland, and the original family name was Witte or Wittman before being granted nobility.

Östergötland

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The Swedish noble Gripenberg Family was originated from the Swedish province of Östergötland, and the original family name was Witte or Wittman before being granted nobility.

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The first ever known member of the family was Jacob Jöransson Witte (died 1659), who was a resident in the county of Östra Eneby socken in Östergötland.

Västerbotten Regiment

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His son, Johan Wittman (1637–1703) was a military designer in the Västerbotten Regiment, and was granted nobility and the surname of Gripenberg in 1678.

Order of St. George

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Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)

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