Count Carl Gustaf Bloomfield Eric von Rosen (born June 2, 1879 in Stockholm, died April 25, 1948 Skeppsholmen, Stockholm) was a Swedish Honorary doctor, patron, explorer and ethnographer. A count is a Nobleman in European countries The word count comes from French comte, itself from Latin Events 455 - The Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks Year 1879 ( MDCCCLXXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Common ('stɔkhɔlm is Sweden 's Capital and its largest City. It is the site of the national Swedish government, the parliament, and the Events 1607 - Eighty Years' War: The Dutch fleet destroys the anchored Spanish fleet at Gibraltar. Year 1948 ( MCMXLVIII) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. ('stɔkhɔlm is Sweden 's Capital and its largest City. It is the site of the national Swedish government, the parliament, and the "Sverige" redirects here For other uses see Sweden (disambiguation and Sverige (disambiguation. An honorary degree or a degree honoris causa ( Latin: 'for the sake of the honour' is an Academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding Patronage is the support encouragement privilege and often financial aid given by a person or an organization Ethnography ( Greek ethnos = people and graphein = writing is a genre of writing that uses Fieldwork to provide a descriptive
von Rosen was married to baroness Mary Fock (1886-1967) with whom he had six children: Bjorn (b. Mary von Rosen (née Mary Fock) was born 1886 in Sweden. She was the third of the five daughters of Baron Carl Fock and the elder sister of Carin Göring 1905), Mary (b. 1906), Carl Gustaf von Rosen (b. Count Carl Gustaf Ericsson von Rosen ( August 19 1909 &ndash July 13 1977) was a Swedish pioneer aviator son of the explorer 1909), Birgitta (b. 1913), Egil (b. 1919), and Anna (b. 1926). Eric von Rosen's father was count Carl Gustaf von Rosen and his mother was Ella Carlton Moore of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Philadelphia (ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ( often colloquially referred to as PA (its abbreviation by natives and Northeasterners is a state located in the Northeastern He was brother to count Clarence von Rosen. Count Clarence von Rosen ( May 12, 1867 – August 12, 1955) was a Swedish athlete military officer and Master of the Horse
von Rosen was also to become brother-in-law to Hermann Göring, when his wife's sister, Carin von Kantzow, married Göring. Hermann Wilhelm Göring (also spelled Goering) (12 January 1893 15 October 1946 was a German Politician, Military leader and a leading member Everything had started when Göring was flying Eric von Rosen in bad weather from Stockholm to Rockelstad castle, at the lake Båven in Sörmland, Sweden. sometimes referred to under its Latin form Sudermannia, is a historical province or landskap on the south eastern coast of Sweden. Due to bad weather conditions, Göring had to stay at the castle. There he acquainted the sister of von Rosen's wife, Carin von Kantzow. Carin Göring ( 21 October 1888 – 17 October 1931) was the first wife of Hermann She was at that time married to a Swedish officer, but would be his big love and future wife.
Eric von Rosen had been using a swastika as a personal owner's mark. The swastika (from Sanskrit: svástika sa स्वस्तिक Hindu IS CORRECT if 'ि' is positioned incorrectly see -->) is He originally saw the symbol on rune stones in Gotland, while being at school. A runestone is typically a raised stone with a runic inscription but the term can also be applied to inscriptions on boulders and on bedrock is a county, province and municipality of Sweden and the largest Island in the Baltic Sea. Knowing that the symbol signified good luck for the Vikings, he utilized the symbol and had it carved into all his luggage when going on an expedition to South America in 1901. Being a friend of Finland, he gave the newly-independent state an aircraft, which signified the beginning of the Finnish Air Force. The Finnish Air Force (FAF ( Finnish: Ilmavoimat, Swedish: Flygvapnet) is one of the branches of the Finnish Defence Forces. The aircraft, a license manufactured Morane-Saulnier MS Parasol/Thulin D, was marked with his badge, a blue swastika on a white background. AB Thulinverken was a company in Landskrona, Sweden founded in 1914 as Enoch Thulins Aeroplanfabrik by the airman and aircraft technician Enoch Thulin. The Finnish Air Force adopted this as their national insignia. 
Göring had noted the swastika during his stay in Sweden and at von Rosens' castle (forged into a metal piece at the fire place). However, the swastika of the German Nazi party had been adopted already in 1920, two years before Göring met Adolf Hitler. Hi and welcome to Wikipedia! Please understand that this article is frequently vandalized and vandalism is reverted immediately