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Eric Benzelius, d.y.

Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden
Death: September 23, 1743 (68)
Linköping, Sweden
Place of Burial: Linköping, Sweden
Immediate Family:

Son of Eric Benzelius, d.ä. and Margareta Odhelia
Husband of Anna Swedenborg
Father of Erik Benzelstierna; Margareta Benzelstierna; Carl Jesper Benzelius; Albrekt Benzelstierna; Adolph Benzelstierna and 1 other
Brother of Christina Benzelia; Olof Benzelstierna; Lars Benzelstierna; Jakob Benzelius; Nils Benzelstierna and 3 others

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.

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Eric Benzelius, d.y.'s Timeline

January 27, 1675
Uppsala, Uppsala län, Sweden
Age 29
Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden
March 17, 1708
Age 33
Copenhagen, Denmark
Age 38
February 11, 1715
Age 40
Uppsala, Uppsala, Uppsala County, Sweden
July 17, 1718
Age 43
Uppsala, Sweden
May 14, 1725
Age 50
September 23, 1743
Age 68
Linköping, Sweden
Barnen till ärkebiskop Erik Benzelius (1675-1743) adlades Benzelstierna 1751