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Dr Margrethe Floryan

Art historian with a PhD in garden history, and curator at the Thorvaldsen Museum in Copenhagen. She studied at the University of Aarhus and at the École du Louvre in Paris and lived with her family in Moscow and Berlin carrying out pioneering garden historical research. The author of Gardens of the Tsars: An Analysis of the Aesthetics, Semantics and Uses of Late 18th Century Russian Gardens and co-author of Great European Gardens: An Atlas of Historic Plans. She is active in safeguarding and listing historical Danish gardens, and serves on the Danish World Heritage Committee.