Born: April 5, 1745, Turku, Finland.
Died: July 23, 1810, Nousiainen, Finland.
Anders was the son of Abraham Simonsson Achrenius and Kristina Svanbeck, and husband of Kristina Katarina Sahlstedt.
He began studies at the Turku Academy in 1758, and graduated with a master’s degree in philosophy, July 24, 1766.
He was ordained a priest in the Turku diocese February 18, 1769, then served as assistant to his father, the Vicar of Nousiainen. He became Vicar of Nousiainen in 1778, and later served as county governor (1793–1806).
He is remembered as a poet and hymn writer.
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