Samuel Gustaf Hermelin

Swedish businessman and diplomat

Samuel Gustaf Hermelin (1744-1820) was born in Sweden. He owned big mining businesses in Lapland. He also was a diplomat and a cartographer. He went to college to learn about mining at the University of Uppsala. He moved to the United States. He became the ambassador from Sweden to the United States. He moved back to Sweden and started his own mining company there.[1]

Samuel Gustaf Hermelin in 1877


  1. "Map of Sweden". World Digital Library. Retrieved 20 January 2013.