Bengt Andersson Qvist

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Bengt Andersson Qvist
Born(1726-10-21)21 October 1726
Died20 December 1792(1792-12-20) (aged 63)
Known forimprovement of steel making in Sweden

Bengt Andersson Qvist (sometimes Benct Qvist or Bengt Quist (21 October 1726 – 14 October 1799[1]) was a Swedish chemist and mineralogist.[2] He was assistant of Sven Rinman[3] and after a visit to steel plants in Britain he built a demonstration plant in Sweden.[4]

In 1769, he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.


  1. ^ "Benct Qvist Andersson - Svenskt Biografiskt Lexikon". Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  2. ^ "Bengt Andersson Qvist". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2009-12-20.
  3. ^ The Scandinavian economic history review, Band 8-10. 1960. p. 83.
  4. ^ Chris Evans; Göran Rydén. "The Enlightenment, Industrial Development and the Industrial Enlightenment – Questions about a Useful Knowledge in Iron Making" (PDF).