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educator , histologist

Bengt Olof Torsten Falck, Swedish histologist, educator. Recipient The Purkinje medal Czechoslovakian Academy science, The Florman prize Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 1966, Axel Hirsch prize Karolinska Institute, 1968, Leitz Microscope, 1972, The A. and P.A. Mångberg prize Umeå University, 1982, Memorial Gold medal Royal Physiographic Society, 1993.

Background

Falck, Bengt Olof Torsten was born on January 16, 1927 in Malmoe Scania, Sweden. Son of Hans Sigurd Torstensson and Maria Karolina E. (Hagander) Falck.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, 1959.

Career

Research assistant Lund University, 1956, assistant professor, 1959-1964, associate professor, 1964-1970, professor histology, 1970-1994, professor emeritus, since 1994, chairman department histology, 1970-1984.

Connections

Married Eva Henriette Torp, November 17, 1951 (divorced). Children: Hjalmar, Axel, Henriette, Benedikte. Married Inger Vestvik, November 11, 1994.

Children: Peter, Maria.

father:
Hans Sigurd Torstensson Falck

mother:
Maria Karolina E. (Hagander) Falck

spouses:
Eva Henriette Torp

Inger Vestvik

children:
Hjalmar Falck

Axel Falck

Henriette Falck

Benedikte Falck

Peter Falck

Maria Falck