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Geography educator

Gunnar Evald Törnqvist, Swedish geography educator. Board directors Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, since 1995. Served with Swedish Military, 1952-1954. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Background

Törnqvist, Gunnar Evald was born on January 23, 1933 in Ljungby, Sweden. Son of Evald Emanuel and Lisa Maria (Flemström) Törnqvist.

Education

Master of Science, Stockholm University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1963.

Career

Assistant professor, Stockholm U., 1958-1963; associate professor, Stockholm U., 1963-1967; professor, economics geography, Lund (Sweden) U., since 1967. Expert, member of advisory boards various government committees, since 1962. Member expert group of regional development Ministry of Labor, since 1978.

Membership

Board directors Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, since 1995. Served with Swedish Military, 1952-1954. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, cross-country running, literature.

Connections

Married Anne-Marie Gunnel Eriksson, March 7, 1957. Children: Anders, Mikael, Susanne.

father:
Evald Emanuel Törnqvist

mother:
Lisa Maria (Flemström) Törnqvist

spouse:
Anne-Marie Gunnel Eriksson

children:
Anders Törnqvist

Susanne Törnqvist

Mikael Törnqvist