Henrik Hesselman

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Henrik Hesselman (28 January 1874 – 11 July 1943) was a Swedish botanist. He was the brother of Jonas and Bengt Ivar Hesselman. From 1912 on he was a professor for forest biology at the Swedish forest research institute (Statens skogsförsöksanstalt, today the Department of Forest Research at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences at Uppsala), which he presided from 1925 to 1939.

He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture in 1913, and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1928.


Further reading[edit]

  • Malmström, Carl: Henrik Hesselman 28/1 1874 - 11/7 1943 (obituary), 1944.