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Nervander Johan Jakob
Johan Jakob Nervander, a physician and poet, served as Professor of Physics from age 24. He constructed a hypersensitive galvanometer and initiated a magnetic observatory in Helsinki. He also supervised the designing of the Saima Canal and was awarded a prize by Academy of Sciences in St. Petersburg. In 1835 he was offered a professorial chair at Jena, which he relinquished, however.
Finland, 1955, Johan Jakob Nervander