Eric Benzelius, d.y. (1675 - 1743)

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Birthplace: Uppsala domkyrkoförsamling
Death: Died in Linköping, Sweden
Occupation: Ärkebiskop (nr. 46)
Managed by: Christer Lyrholm
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About Eric Benzelius, d.y.

Ärkebiskop (nr. 46).

Archbishop Eric Benzelus "the younger" In the early 1700's, Eric "the younger' was the Librarian at the University of Uppsala. He is described as a brilliant, modern, forward-looking man who thought that science held the key to the future. He mkodernized the Library and in doing so corresponded with many prominent men of learning in Europe. Eric was eventually named Bishop of Linkoping, Sweden. H died not long after being appointed Archbishop of Uppsala in 1742. -------------------- http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/sbl/Presentation.aspx?id=18503

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Eric Benzelius, d.y.'s Timeline

1675
January 27, 1675
Uppsala domkyrkoförsamling
1703
June 16, 1703
Age 28
1705
1705
Age 29
Uppsala
1708
1708
Age 32
1714
1714
Age 38
Uppsala
1715
February 11, 1715
Age 40
Uppsala, Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden
1718
July 17, 1718
Age 43
Uppsala, Sweden
1725
May 14, 1725
Age 50
1743
September 23, 1743
Age 68
Linköping, Sweden
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Barnen till ärkebiskop Erik Benzelius (1675-1743) adlades Benzelstierna 1751