Nyköping 1577 - Söderåkra 1645
Swedish politician, chancellor of the new Academia Gustaviana (University of Tartu) from 1632
2,4 m high and 3 m long stainless steel 'stamp' with a photo of Johan Skytte and a text have engraved on it with a laser. The text reads:
tartu ülikool asutaja
(founder of Tartu University)
Next to the stamp is a granite 'impression' of the stamp, showing an image of the main building of Tartu University with the text:
academia dorpatensis · universitas tartuensis
The monument was unveiled in 2007 by the Swedish queen Silvia.
- Tiiu Kirsipuu,
Sources & Information
Location (N 58°22'46" - E 26°42'57")
Item Code: ee070; Photograph: 8 July 2013
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