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French language and literature specialist

Gunnar Von Proschwitz, French language and literature specialist. Decorated Officier de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris, 1984, King's medal, Carl XVI Gustaf, Stockholm, 1993. Lieutenant Swedish Army. Member Royal Science Society and Letters (president 1988-1989), Rotary (president).

Background

Proschwitz, Gunnar Von was born on July 29, 1922 in Göteborg, Sweden. Son of Adolf and Märta (Löndén) Von Proschwitz.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in French, Göteborg University, 1956. Doctor Letters (honorary), University Grenoble, France, 1987.

Career

Lecturer Göteborg University, 1957-1967, professor, 1977-1988, professor emeritus French language and literature, since 1988. Professor French Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1967. Associate professor Sorbonne, Paris, 1987.

Membership

Lieutenant Swedish Army. Member Royal Science Society and Letters (president 1988-1989), Rotary (president).

Connections

Married Mavis Genge, March 31, 1951. 1 child, Charlotte.

father:
Adolf Proschwitz

mother:
Märta (Löndén) Von Proschwitz

spouse:
Mavis Genge

child:
Charlotte Proschwitz