H.Siogren - Växjö, Sweden
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots
N 56° 52.713 E 014° 48.781
33V E 488604 N 6303882
Quick Description: Obelisk for the Provost Håkan Sjögren can be seen near the Cathedral
Location: Kronoberg, Sweden
Date Posted: 11/24/2021 8:17:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM15ANP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Obelisk for the Provost Håkan Sjögren can be seen near the Cathedral.
The only text on the obelisk is on the front page, which says:
H.Siogren
Aliis Non Sibe.
It is Latin and means "To think of others, not oneself"

Håkan Sjögren, 26 January 1727 - 20 March 1815, was a Swedish classical philologist.
Sjögren was a very well-read man and published several philological works. He was provost of Växjö and used his fortune, which he had amassed, for charitable purposes
Address:
Skolgatan 352 33 Växjö


Height: 3,5 m

Website: [Web Link]

Date Created/Placed: Not listed

Illuminated: Not Listed

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