HEDSTRÖM, Oskar Frithiof

HEDSTRÖM, Oskar Fritiof (Frithiof). Tingstäde, Gotland 10.7.1846 — 19??. Swedish Schoolteacher and Student of Philology. Son of Captain Clas H. and Emilie Grubb. Matriculated 1865, from 1867 studies at Uppsala. Kand.fil. 1875, Ph.D. 1875 Uppsala. From 1876 kollega (teacher) in Köping, from 1880 adjunkt (teacher) in Sundsvall (mentioned still 1905),…

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HEDIN, Sven Anders

HEDIN, Sven Anders. Stockholm 19.2.1865 — Stockholm 26.11.1952. Swedish Explorer and Central Asian Scholar. Made several journeys of exploration to Iran, Central Asia and Tibet. Son of Stadsarchitekt Abraham Ludvig H. and Anna Berlin. Matriculated 1885 from Stockholm. In 1886-88 studied geology at Stockholm and Uppsala (M.A.). In 1889-90 stdies…

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JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding

JULIUSSON, Per Vilhelm Hilding. Stockholm 18.7.1916 — Vallentuna 29.10.1977. Swedish Priest, Missionary, and Scholar of Comparative Religion. Parents estate owner Carl J. and Anna Eriksson. Educated in Stockholm, worked as a teacher. From 1937 renewed studies at Stockholm (M.A. 1941) and Uppsala (M.Theol. 1944), ordained priest 1944. Worked as Lutheran…

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JOHANSSON, Rune Edvin Arvid

JOHANSSON, Rune Edvin Arvid. Skåne 1918 — 1981 (when 63). Swedish Scholar of Pāli and Comparative Religion, specialist of Psychology of Religion. After studies of of psychology (fil.lic.) taught it for a while as Lecturer at Lund. Employed in FOA became interested in Buddhism and studied Sanskrit and Pāli at…

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JOHANSSON, Karl Ferdinand

JOHANSSON, Karl Ferdinand. Misterhult, Kalmar län 16.9.1860 — Uppsala 9.12.1926. Swedish Indologist. Professor in Uppsala. Son of Johan Erik Magnusson, a tenant farmer, and his wife Anna Lovisa Karlsdotter. Educated in Linköping, matriculated 1880. From 1880 studies of classics at Uppsala, under O. A. Danielsson and Per Persson, both also…

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HARTMAN, Sven Samuel

HARTMAN, Sven Samuel. Högbo, Gävleborgs län 22.6.1917 — 1988. Swedish Scholar of Comparative Religion. Professor at Åbo (Turku) and Lund. Son of Carl August H. and Anna Victoria Karlsson. Matriculation from Stockholm in 1937, studies at Uppsala (M.A. 1944, M.Th. 1947, Lic.phil. 1949, Lic.theol. 1953, Th.D. 1954). In Iranian student…

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HAGREN, Klas

HAGREN, Klas. Uddevalla 12.2.1953 — Uppsala 26.8.2000. Swedish Indologist. Matric­ul­ated from Uddevalla 1973. Studies of Indology at Stockholm and Uppsala. in 1988-2000 adjunkt teaching Sanskrit, Pāli, Hindi and Tamil at Uppsala. At the time of his “sudden and tragic death” his Ph.D. was still not completed. Publications: Contributed to the…

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GREN, Erik

GREN, Erik Idor Theander. Karlstadt 3.10.1904 — Uppsala 26.11.1959. Swedish Historian and Numismatician. Librarian in Uppsala. Son of Samuek Theander and Erika Gren. Studies at Uppsala. From 1931 worked in University Library in Uppsala, in the end as Assistant Librarian. From 1941 also PD of classical history at Uppsala University.…

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FRISK, Jöns Ivar Hjalmar

FRISK, Jöns Ivar Hjalmar. Göteborg 4.8.1900 — Göteborg 1.8.1984. Swedish Linguist and Classical scholar. Professor in Gothenburg. Son of a civil servant (distrikts­föreståndaren). Matriculated from Gothenburg in 1918, then studied at the local uni­ver­sity (Högskola). Fil. mag. 1921, fil.lic. 1924, thesis 1927, Ph.D. 1928. From 1927 PD of Greek language…

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FRANZÉN, Gustaf Oskar

FRANZÉN (born Pettersson), Gustaf Oskar. Grebo, Östergötland 21.10.1861 — Stockholm 4.2.1914. Swedish Medical Missionary in India. Son of Frans Reinhold Pettersson and Katharina. In India as early as 1898, served in Bijori. Wrote articles of Gond religion in Swedish. Married with 1898 Ingegärd Höjer, two daughters and two sons. Publications:…

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