PERSSON, Per.

PERSSON, Per. Väst Vingåker, Södermanland 31.12.1857 — Uppsala 27.6.1929. Swedish Classical and IE Linguist. Professor in Uppsala. Son of farmer Per P. and Brita Persdotter. Studies at Uppsala, M.A. 1878, Ph.D. and Docent of Classics 1886. From 1895 Professor of Latin Language and Literature at Uppsala (deputy already from 1889).…

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PALMBLAD, Vilhelm Fredrik

PALMBLAD, Vilhelm Fredrik. Skönberga, Östergötland 16.12.1788 — Uppsala 2.9.1852. Swedish Historian interested in India. Professor in Uppsala. Son of a warden (kronofogd) Carl Fredrik P., and Eva Katarina Fahlstedt, the father died when he was 10. In the age of 14 became disabled through a pelvic illness. From 1806 studies…

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ZETTERSTÉEN, Karl Wilhelm

ZETTERSTÉEN, Karl Wilhelm. 1866 — 1953. Swedish Oriental Scholar. Professor in Uppsala. Professor of Oriental Studies (mainly Arabic) at Uppsala in 1904-31. A well-known scholar of Arabic, Persian and Turkish, also interested in Nuba. Publications: published several text editions, a Swedish translation of the Qur’an (1917) a catalogue of Arabic,…

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OLBERS, Ernst Gustaf Ferdinand

OLBERS, Ernst Gustaf Ferdinand. Skara 8.11.1837 — Stockholm 25.10.1919. Swedish Priest interested in Sanskrit. Son of the District Judge Jan Olbers and Marianne Ahlberg, nephew of the Theologian Carl Olbers. After school in Skara and Gothenburg studies of philology at Lund from 1856. M.A. and Ph.D. 1862. Wrote the first…

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NYBERG, Henrik Samuel

NYBERG, Henrik Samuel. Söderbärke, Dalarne 28.12.1889 — Uppsala 9.2.1974. Swedish Semitic and Iranian Scholar. Professor in Uppsala. Born in humble conditions as the son of Anders Fredrik N. (1854–1912), a poor curate, and Ida Mathilda Jansson (1867–1911), educated at home and in Västerås. In 1908 started Classical and Oriental studies…

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LINDQUIST, Carl Sigurd

LINDQUIST, Carl Sigurd. Ugglum, Skaraborgs län 12.6.1895 — 11.8.1943. Swedish Indologist and Scholar of Religion. Son of Johan Leonard L., a farmer, and Ida Maria Westerling. After school in Uppsala, from 1914 studies at Uppsala. Fil.kand. 1915, Teol.kand. 1918, Fil.lic. 1920, Ph.D. 1932 Uppsala. Ordained as priest in 1918. From…

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LIEBERT, Karl Gösta

LIEBERT, Karl Gösta. Torsby, Göteborgs & Bohus län 11.3.1916 — Sävsjö 17.11.1998. Swedish Indologist and Linguist. Son of Karl L. and Hilda Karlsson, both elementary school teachers. Matriculation 1935 Gothenburg. Studies at Göteborg Högskola (kand.hum. 1935) and Lund (kand.phil. 1939, lic.phil. 1943). Ph.D. 1949 Gothenburg. In 1949-55 Docent i sanskrit…

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LIDÉN, Bror Per Evald

LIDÉN, Bror Per Evald. Skandared, Sandhult, Älvsborg län 3.10.1862 — Gothenburg 11.10.1939. Swedish Indologist and IE Scholar. Professor in Gothenburg. Son of farmer Gustaf Lidén and Sissa Nilsson, educated in Borås and Jönköping. Studies at Uppsala from 1883: fil.kand. (M.A.) 1890, fil.lic. 1895. From 1895 PD of IE linguistics (indoeuropeisk…

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KLEEN (af Kleen), Tyra

KLEEN (af Kleen), Tyra. Stockholm 29.3.1874 — Stockholm 17.9.1951. Swedish Painter interested in South and South-East Asia. Daughter of Richard Kleen (1841-1923), diplomat and juridical author, and Maria Charlotta Amelia Wattrang. Educated at home, in the 1890s art studies in Germany and Paris. In 1898-1906 in Rome, then mainly living…

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HEUMAN, Ernst Otto August

HEUMAN, Ernst Otto August. Halmstad 9.7.1858 — Trichinopoly (Tiruchirappalli) 25.8.1926. Swedish Missionary and Scholar of Religion and Languages in India. Son of alderman Anders Gustaf H. and Christina Margareta Theolander. From 1877 studies of classical philology and Semitics at Uppsala, fil.kand. 1880, fil.lic. 1886. After a few years as schoolteacher…

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