Google yet gain appears new and afresh, this time its doodle honors Eva Ekeblad. The Swedish aristocrat and scientist on her 239 birthday.
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It must come as a surprise to many that an eighteenth-century royal born, valiant, aristocrat lady is the one to be credited for the origin of your favorite drink Vodka.
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She was the one who pioneered the extraction of starch from potatoes which laid the foundations of modern day vodka distillation.
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Everything you need to know about Eva Ekeblad?
- Eva Ekeblad was born on July 10, 1724, to the statesman Count Magnus Julius who was widely known for hosting political salons in Sweden.
- She was given away at the age of sixteen to count Claes Claesson Ekeblad, a Realm Counselor. They had one son and six daughters.
- She was charged with the management of her Family's land where she started her exper