Notable Swedish pioneers: Christopher Sundius

Some years ago I came by the 2-volume Dictionary of Evangelical Biography (1730-1860) which I admit is a bit obscure. But I thought I’d trawl its pages for entries on Swedish Christians to learn more about its notable figures and history.  Christopher Sundius (1754-1835) is an interesting figure even though I couldn’t find much more about him than listed in the DEB. Sundius studied in Lund, in southern Sweden and then became an officer in the navy, and offered his services on the British side against the Americans in their war of…

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