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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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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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, Hindī 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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ERDMAN, Axel

ERDMAN, Axel. Stockholm 6.2.1843 — Uppsala 8.11.1926. Swedish Linguist. Professor of English in Uppsala. Son of the mineralogist Axel J. E. and Sophia Charlotta Nyström, educated in Stockholm. From 1861 studies of classical and modern languages at Uppsala, fil.kand. 1869. Then school-teacher of classical languages and English. In 1871 Docent…

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EDMAN, Lars

EDMAN, Lars. Kalf (Älfsborg län) 22.11.1824 — 27.5.1921. Swedish Oriental Scholar and Linguist (Germanic) interested in Sanskrit. Son of a farmer, educated in Gothenburg. From 1847 studies at Uppsala, fil.kand. (Ph.D.) 1857. From 1857 Docent (PD) i österländska språken (Oriental languages), from 1863 adjunkt (Associate Professor) of German and English…

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DANIELSSON, Olof August

DANIELSSON, Olof August. Häradshammar, Östergötland 15.10.1852 — Uppsala 10.7.1933. Swedish Linguist. Professor in Uppsala. Son of Daniel D., a shoemaker, and Anna Brita Olofsdotter. From 1870 studied at Uppsala, M.A. 1874, Ph.D. 1880 there. Learnt Sanskrit from Erdman, then further studies under Windisch and Lindner at Leipzig in 1881-82. Prepared…

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CHARPENTIER, Jarl

CHARPENTIER, Jarl Hellen Robert Toussaint. Nya Varvet near Gothenburg 17.12.1884 — Uppsala 5.7.1935. Swedish Indologist. Professor in Uppsala. Son of Claës Robert Adolf Ch., a major, of a Huguenot family which had emigrated to Sweden in the 17th century, and Helena Elisabeth Augusta Geijer. Educated in Gothenburg. From 1902 studies…

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ALMKVIST, Herman Napoleon

ALMKVIST, Herman Napoleon (born Almqvist). Stockholm 28.4.1839 — Uppsala 30.9.1904. Swedish Oriental Scholar. Professor in Uppsala. Son of city cashier Per Johan A. and Fredrika Vilhelmina Holmström, educated in Stockholm. Studies at Uppsala from 1856: M.A. 1864, Ph.D. 1866. PD in Arabic in the same year. Further studies in 1867…

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