Zachris Topelius (1818-1898)

Death: 12th March 1898
Location: Hietaniemi Cemetery, Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Photo taken by: Cecil

Swedish-speaking Finnish author, journalist and historian who wrote novels related to Finnish history in Swedish. 
The earliest of his historical romances was The Duchess of Finland, published in 1850. His most popular work is his Tales of a Barber-Surgeon; the five volumes of this work appeared at intervals between 1853 and 1867.