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This is Couchi known as Adolf Ludvig Gustav Fredrik Albert Badin, he is one of the early documented African in Sweden. He was brought has slave from Africa to Europe by a Danish captain in 1747, He was later given as a gift to Queen of Sweden, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, in 1757.

He had no memory of his date of birth neither much about his parent. Later in his days, he served as a court servant in Sweden and a diarist. He was married twice with no record of children, he died 1822. Read more about him here

 

 

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