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geology educator

Gerhard Regnell was Swedish geology educator. Named Commander of Order of Polar Star, His Majesty the King, 1974; recipient Silver Plaque, Swedish Society for Conservation of Nature, 1972.

Background

Regnell, Gerhard was born on June 19, 1915 in Lund, Sweden. Son of Otto G. and Agnes Charlotta (Påhlman) Regnell.

Education

Doctor of Science, Lund (Sweden) University, 1945.

Career

Demonstrator Department Geology, Lund, 1936-1945. Curator Swedish Museum Natural History, Stockholm, 1946-1954. Professor geology University Lund, 1956-1980, emeritus professor, since 1980.

Dean of faculty University Lund, 1966-1968, vice rector, 1968-1970. Member Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1968-1974.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Royal Physiographical Society Lund (secretary 1970-1980, chairman 1981-1982, Silver medal 1981), International Commission on History of Geological Sciences (full member 1970-1999).

Connections

Married Ulla V. Hadding, December 15, 1945. Children: Göran, Lave.

father:
Otto G. Regnell

mother:
Agnes Charlotta (Påhlman) Regnell

spouse:
Ulla V. Hadding

children:
Göran Regnell

Lave Regnell