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Hans Henrik Sebastian Gripenberg

Biography of Hans Henrik Sebastian Gripenberg

Gripenberg's matriculation slip 1904-05
Gripenberg's matriculation slip 1904-05

Hans Henrik Sebastian Gripenberg studied Engineering in Finland before coming to Glasgow for a year in 1904-05 to study Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.

After returning to Finland, he became a lecturer of Ship Building in Turun Teollisuuskoulu (Turku School of Industry); the head of the ship building department of the Chrichton-Vulcan Shipyard; and an inspector for the classification society Bureau Veritas. He was also the chairman of Technical Research at Turku City Board.

Gripenberg came from a prominent Finnish family. His father was the architect, senator and banker Sebastian Gripenberg, and his aunt was Alexandra Gripenberg, a social activist, author, politician, and the founder of Finland's first official Women's Rights organisation in 1884.

Summary

Hans Henrik Sebastian Gripenberg
Born 12 July 1882.
Died 17 January 1966.
University Link: Student
GU Degree: Science and Engineering, 1904-05;
Occupation categories: engineers
Record last updated: 23rd Jan 2013

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