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Anders Hallengren, Swedish writer, historian. Grantee Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1982, 93, Swedish Institute, 1987, 98, Stockholm University, 1980-1989, 97—, K.A. Wallenberg Foundation, 1980, 94, Marcus and Marianne Wallenberg Foundation, 1994, Längman Cultural Fund, 1984, 95, The Swedish Academy, 1995.


Hallengren, Anders was born on June 19, 1950 in Stockholm. Son of Sven Gotthard and Gunvie Marianne (Blomquist) Hallengren.


Bachelor, Master of Arts, Stockholm University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1994. Master in Philosophy and Literature, Teachers College, Stockholm, 1974.


President Bokgillet Cooperative, Stockholm, 1977-1979. Foreign affairs journalist Europe, American, and Africa, 1981-1986. Visiting fellow department history Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980, 87, research affiliate in history, 1987.

Director Institute of Current History, Stockholm, since 1990. Editor Värld och Vetande, Gothenburg, 1991-1999. Coordinator, member advisory council Transnat.

Institute, Norwich, Vermont and Moscow, 1992-1998. Member committee English language teaching council Guangxi Teachers University, Guilin, China, 1993. Mass media consultant Medvik/Kinnevik, Stockholm, 1985-1989.

Editorial consultant Nordiska Affärslivet, Stockholm, 1983-1986. Lecturers and poetry readings in the United States, China, Russia, Canada, England, others, since 1988. Speaker international meeting of writers P.E.N. Radio Yugoslavia, Belgrade, 1990, Moscow Writers Union, 1991.

Associate professor comparative literature, and research fellow, department history of literature and history of ideas Stockholm University, since 1999. Consultant editor Nobel Foundation, 2000-2002. Chairman Nobel Copyright Group, since 2000.

Research affiliate European Science Foundation, Strasbourg, 1999-2000.


Elected commissioner Swedish Church, 1997. Fellow Hemingway Society, Caribbean Studies Association (Puerto Rico), New York Academy of Sciences. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, World Association Writers, Union Professional Translators, Stockholm Association Humanities (president, board directors), Union Swedish Writers (grantee 1994-1995, 1997-2002), Transnat.

Vladimir Solovyov Society (founder, coordinator since 1993), St. Croix Landmarks Society (Virgin Islands), American Academy Religion, Literature Society Sweden (member committee since 1998).


  • Other Interests

    Astronomy, archaeology, music composition.


Married Kerstin Löfvall, September 7, 1986. Children: Mia-Li, Julia.

Sven Gotthard Hallengren

Gunvie Marianne (Blomquist) Hallengren

Kerstin Löfvall

Mia-Li Hallengren

Julia Hallengren