LAGERCRANTZ, Otto

LAGERCRANTZ,  Carl Otto. Näsby, Jönköpings län 26.2.1868 — Uppsala 13.1.1938. Swedish Classical Scholar. Son of Otto Wilhelm L., an officer, and Stina Sophia Johnson. Matriculated from Linköping 1887 and studied at Uppsala. Cand.phil. 1894, Lic.phil. 1895. Ph.D. 1898 Uppsala. Now PD at Uppsala (also further studies at Berlin) and from 1907…

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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, 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 (under K. F. Johansson), Ph.D. 1932 Uppsala. Ordained as…

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