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Johan Hadorph

Swedish antiquarian

Died when: 63 years 67 days (758 months)
Star Sign: Taurus


Johan Hadorph

Johan Hadorph (May 6, 1630 – July 12, 1693) was a Swedish director-general of the Central Board of National Antiquities.He was appointed National Antiquarian at the government agency for antiquities, and he became its director-general.

Hadorph documented ancient monuments during extensive voyages in Sweden.He collected a great many older manuscripts, such as collections of laws.

He also made many drawings of runestones, and supervised the production of more than 1000 woodcuts of runestones.

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