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Love Vodka? Cheers! New Google Doodle Honours Eva Ekeblad

Updated On 11 Jul, 2017 Published On

Google yet gain appears new and afresh, this time its doodle honors Eva Ekeblad. The Swedish aristocrat and scientist on her 239 birthday.

Eva Ekeblad

Image: Eva Ekblad

Source: Independent

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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Image: Vodka Quotes

Source: Genius Quotes

She was the one who pioneered the extraction of starch from potatoes which laid the foundations of modern day vodka distillation.

Google Doodles

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Image: Google Doodle

Source: Pinterest

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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