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Swedenborg, Emanuel

(1688–1772). Son of J. Swedberg*; scientist, philos.; b. Stockholm. Swed.; educ. Uppsala; assessor on Swed. bd. of mines 1716. resigned 1747; engaged in psychical and spiritual research; followers called Swedenborgians.* Works include Opera philosophica et mineralia; Oeconomia regni animalis; Regnum animale; Arcana coelestia [caelestia]; Vera Christiana religio.

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