Henrik Johan Walbeck

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Henrik Johan Walbeck (1794–1822) was a Finnish geodesist and astronomer studying the size and figure of the Earth by means of grade measurement.

Born October 11, 1793 in Åbo. In 1817, he was made a corresponding member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. He committed suicide on October 23, 1822, also in Åbo.[1]


  1. ^ Uppslagsverket Finland, vol. 3, pg. 480

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