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Helge Axel Kristian Brattgard was Swedish bishop. Member of Rotary.

Background

Brattgard, Helge Axel Kristian was born on July 26, 1920 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Hjalmar and Ida (Kristensson) Olsson.

Education

Theology candidate, University Lund, Sweden, 1944. Doctor of Theology, University Lund, 1956.

Career

Pastor various congregations Church of Sweden, 1044-1051. Director theology National Committee Lutheran World Federation, 1951-1953. Dean diocese of Linkoping Church of Sweden, 1965-1969.

Bishop Diocese of Skara, 1969-1985. Retired, 1985

Chairman church commission on confession Diocese of Skara, 1983-1987. Chairman National Committee Lutheran World Federation, Geneva, 1974.

Committee for medical-ethical problems Government of Sweden.

Membership

Member of Rotary.

Connections

Married Ruth Gunhild Maria Carlson, January 23, 1946. Children: Kerstin Larsson, Daniel Håkan.

father:
Hjalmar Olsson

mother:
Ida (Kristensson) Olsson

spouse:
Ruth Gunhild Maria Carlson

children:
Kerstin Larsson Brattgard

Daniel Håkan Brattgard