BRIEM, Efraim

BRIEM,  Olof Efraim (born Olsson). Helsingborg 17.9.1890 — Lund 15.6.1946.  Swedish Historian of Religions. Son of merchant Olof Ludvig Olsson (d. 1908) and Emma Cecilia Rosendahl. Matriculated 1909 from Lund. Studies at Lund: Cand, theol. 1912, Cand. philos. 1913, Lic. philos. 1915, Ph.D. 1918, Dr. theol. 1923. Ordained priest. From 1918 Docent…

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HOLMER, Nils M.

HOLMER, Nils Magnus. Göteborg 5.2.1904 — Vollsjö near Lund 10.6.1994.Swedish Linguist. Son of railway engineer Lars Magnus H. and elementary school teacher Anna Vilhelmina Lindström. Grew up in Kalmar. Studied Russian at Lund (fil.kand. 1925), also became interested in Indo-European. In 1926-29 studied Czech and Celtic at Prague. Lic.phil. 1932…

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SKÖLD, Hannes

SKÖLD, Hannes (Johannes Evelinus). Västerlövsta, Västmanland 20.9.1886 — Höör, Skåne 14.9.1930. Swedish Indologist and Linguist. Son of the missionary Johan S. (in China 1885-1922) and Eva Charlotta Eriksdotter, spent himself the age 4 to 11 in China. Matriculated in 1905 from Norrköping, studied at Göteborg (fil.kand. 1907). Worked as journalist, travelled in…

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TUNELD, Ebbe

TUNELD, Ebbe Oskar. Malmö 7.4.1877 — 27.6.1947. Swedish Indologist and Linguist. Professor in Lund. Son of an elementary school teacher, Johan Oskar T. and Hedvig Charlotte Andersson, brother of industrialist John T. Matriculated from Malmö in 1895 and started studies at Lund. M.A. 1900 and Lic.Phil. 1905 Lund. In 1902-04 further studies…

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TEGNÉR, Esaias

TEGNÉR, Esaias Henrik Vilhelm. Källstorp, Malmöhus län 13.1.1843 — Lund 21.11.1928. Swedish Orientalist and Linguist. Professor in Lund. Son of a minister, Kristoffer T., and Emma Sofia Kinberg, grandson of the poet Esaias T. (1782–1843). Matriculated from Lund in 1859 and began studies at local university. M.A. 1865 Lund. Ph.D.…

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PETERSSON, Herbert

PETERSSON, John Kristian Herbert. Ålem near Kalmar 25.5.1881 — Lund 12.5.1927. Swedish IE Scholar. Professor in Lund. Son of Olof P., a minister, and Selma Christina Melén. Matriculated from Kalmar in 1899 and started studies at Lund (under Flensburg). Further studies in 1904 at Rostock, 1908 at Münster and 1909…

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LEHMANN, Edvard

LEHMANN, Johannes Edvard. Copenhagen 19.8.1862 — Copenhagen 23.3.1930. Danish Scholar of Comparative and Iranian Religion. Professor in Lund (Sweden). Son of Heinrich L. (1815–1890), a medical Professor in a family of officials with German origin, and Signe Mackeprang. Matriculated in 1880 from Copenhagen, then studies of theology (under F. Buhl)…

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AGRELL, Per Sigurd

AGRELL, Per Sigurd. Rämmen, Värmland 16.1.1881 — Lund 19.4.1937. Swedish Slavist and IE Lin­guist, Runic Scholar, Translator and Poet. Professor in Lund. Son of factory owner Frans Vilhelm A. and Ida Örten­holm. Studies from 1899 at Uppsala: fil.kand. & fil.lic. 1907 there, Ph.D. 1909 Lund. PD i slaviska språk from…

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