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Emanuel Swedenborg

Person  Male  Born 29/1/1688  Died 29/3/1772

Categories: Religion

Countries: Sweden

Swedish theologian and polymath. He travelled frequently in Europe and came to London a few times. Lodged in Wellclose Square and attended the nearby Swedish Church. On his last visit, in 1771, he lodged with a wig maker in Clerkenwell where he died and was buried at the Swedish Church but on the 140th anniversary of his death, in 1912/1913, when it was decided that the congregation would vacate the church, his body was moved to Uppsala Cathedral. 

The Swedenborg Society is a good source of information.

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