NYCANDER IN PERU
Peru is an important Nycander country.
Bernt Axel Nycander was the first Nycander in Peru. He started of in
december 1881 at the french firm Braillard Hermanos & C:o. During
the year 1882-1899 he was partowner of the company and the mananger in
Peru. He went back the autumn 1900 to Europe and settled in Paris.
However he went back to Peru in 1902 to care of his financial intrests.
During his first period he had aquiered a wealth in cotton and some
silver, gold and borax mines. He also had 2 real estates in Mollendo.
With is wife Marguerite Chabaneix he had
a son Axel René and 4 daughters (Adrianna, Estella, Mary and
Maria) that all was born in Arequipa, Peru. Bernt Axel also died in
The children of Bernt stayed in Peru. Estala´s children and grandchildren however settled in Canada and in the USA.
There are several Nycanders in Peru today. There are a company dealing
with coppar runned by Nycanders. There is also Eduardo Nycander
rainforest expedition out in the Amzonas and in the Andes. There is
also a famous radiolegend Roy Morris Nycander.