[Sweden] M. Math. Norberg, ord. Professor der oriental, und griech. Sprachen zu Lund.
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Matthias Norberg (1747-1826) was a Swedish professor of Greek and Oriental Languages at Lund University. King Gustav III appointed Jakob Jonas Björnståhl (1731-1779) as his companion in the Orient, however upon his arrival in Constantinople in 1779, he was made aware of Björnståhl's death. In 1821 he was elected a member of the Royal Academy of Sciences.
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