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educator , Historian of ideas

H. Alvar Ellegard, historian of ideas, educator. Member various government communications on higher education, 1962-1982. Member Royal Academy Letters, History and Antiquities.

Background

Ellegard, H. Alvar was born on November 2, 1919. Son of Karl A. and Hulda (Torell) Ellegard.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Languages, University Göteborg (Sweden), 1943. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Göteborg (Sweden), 1953.

Career

Junior lecturer University Manchester (England), 1947-1949. Docent University Göteborg, 1953-1962, professor in English, 1962-1984, dean, faculty of arts, 1980-1984.

Membership

Member various government communications on higher education, 1962-1982. Member Royal Academy Letters, History and Antiquities.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, stargazing.

Connections

Married A. Ulla M. Asklund. Children: Kajsa, Anders, Lars.

father:
Karl A. Ellegard

mother:
Hulda (Torell) Ellegard

spouse:
A. Ulla M. Asklund

children:
Kajsa Ellegard

Anders Ellegard

Lars Ellegard