1831 – 1907
Who was Helgo Zettervall?
Helgo Nikolaus Zettervall, older spelling Zetterwall, was a Swedish architect and professor of the Royal Swedish Academy of Arts. He is best known for his drastic restorations of churches and other buildings around Sweden. He was father to Folke Zettervall. He was chief of Överintendentsämbetet 1882–97.
After studies at the Academy of Arts, he in 1860 began working on the Lund Cathedral, which was to take 20 years. Soon he was appointed for similar large scale restorations, such as Linköping Cathedral, Skara Cathedral and Uppsala Cathedral, as well as the Kalmar Castle.
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