Goran Wahlenberg 1780 – 1851

Georg (Goran) Wahlenberg 17801851 was a Swedish naturalist, Professor of Medicine and Botany at Uppsala University, he studied homeopathy and becoming convinced of its truth, became the first person to introduce homeopathy into Sweden.

Wahlenberg was a staunch advocate of Samuel Hahnemann, and he lectured extensively on the Organon, and he undertook provings of certain remedies. Wahlenberg was a contributor to the Hahnemann Jubilee of 1829.

Wahlenberg was a friend of Charles Lyell, John Ernst Stapf,

Wahlenberg was a teacher of Peter Jacob Liedbeck,

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Per Henrik Ling 1776 – 1839

Per Henrik Ling 1776 1839 was a Swedish medical gymnastic practitioner.

Per Henrik Ling’s daughter was married to Peter Jacob Liedbeck, and his Swedish Movement Cure, called gymnastics, was avidly taken up by homeopaths, who saw at once the genius in this new method.

No doubt also because Per Henrik Ling’s Swedish Movement Cure was immediately condemned by ‘old fogeydom’ (orthodox physicians), homeopaths rushed to translate Ling’s essays and wrote books on his method and carried it all around the World, where it gave rise to osteopathy and chiropracty, see Matthew James Chapman, Diocletian Lewis, Peter Jacob Liedbeck, Mathias Roth, Bayard Taylor, Charles Fayette Taylor, George Herbert Taylor, and many others.

Homeopathy was introduced into the Central Gynmastic Institute of Stockholm set up by Per Henrik Ling, and by the time of his death, Ling’s system of Kinesitics was spreading throughout the known World. Continue reading Per Henrik Ling 1776 – 1839

Peter Jacob Liedbeck 1808 – 1876

Peter Jacob Liedbeck 1808 – 1876 MD 1835 was a Swedish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become the first practicing homeopath in Sweden.

Liedbeck was a student of Goran Wahlenberg.

Liedbeck edited the Homeopatiska underrättelser för svenska folket 1855 – 1856, and he translated Samuel Hahnemann‘s Organon into Swedish in 1835, after meeting with Samuel Hahnemann in 1832 and speaking at his lectures.

In his time, homeopathy was introduced into the Central Gynmastic Institute of Stockholm, and Liedbeck was married to a daughter of Per Henrik Ling. Liedbeck edited Ling’s General Principles of Gymnastics with Augustus Georgii.

Peter Jacob Liedbeck favoured the use of double remedies, and of the higher potencies.

Peter Jacob Liedbeck practiced in Stockholm. Continue reading Peter Jacob Liedbeck 1808 – 1876

Petrie Nicholas Grouleff 1862 – 1931

Petrie Nicholas Grouleff 1862 – 1931 was a Swedish orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy and studied at the Hering Homeopathic College in Chicago.

Grouleff published Från Homeopatiens värld between 1909 – 1918.

The International Homeopathic League was founded in Rotterdam (Holland), on the 10th September, 1925 by Roy Upham, U.S.A., First President, George Henry Burford, England, Vice President, Harold Fergie Woods, England, Clarence Granville Hey, England, Edwin Awdas Neatby, England, Victor Ellwood, England, M Fremont Kranz Busch, Germany, Jean Paul Tessier junior, France, E C Tuinzing, Holland, Augusto Vinyals, Spain, Juan Bertran, Spain, Petrie E. Grouleff, Denmark, A. Moeira Piedras, Brazil, Pierre Schmidt, Switzerland…. In 1927, Grouleff was appointed as Vice President.

Petrie Grouleff practiced in Gotenberg, in Ostersund, and in Germany.

Petrie Grouleff wrote Fakta i vaccinationsfrågan, Från homeopatiens värld, and many articles advocating homeopathy.

Jenny Lind 1820 – 1887

Johanna Maria Lind 1820 – 1887 better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer, often known as the “Swedish Nightingale”.

Jenny Lind was an advocate of homeopathy, and she also attended the Yellow Springs Health Spa and the Round Hill Water Cures in America. Jenny Lind also attended a spa in Leamington, Cheltenham, The Royal Wells Spa in Malvern, where she met James Manby Gully. Jenny Lind retired to live near The Royal Wells Spa in Malvern and she is buried in the Great Malvern Cemetery.

Jenny Lind was a friend of Hans Christian Andersen, P T Barnum, William Cullen Bryant, Lewis Carroll, Pauline Viardot García, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Felix Mendelssohn, Adelina Patti, Robert Alexander Schumann and Mark Twain, Continue reading Jenny Lind 1820 – 1887