Aurivillius, Magnus, a Swedish theologian, was born in 1673. He accompanied Charles XII to Pultowa and to Bender .as chaplain, and was witness of the famous resistance which the Swedes offered to the Turks. He was also a member of the tribunal which condemned the baron of Gortz to capital punishment as the accomplice of Charles XII in his ambitious projects. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Gene ale, s.v.