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educator , Foundation administrator , writer

Lars Johan Wictor Gyllensten, Swedish foundation administrator, writer, educator. Member Royal Swedish Academy Science, Royal Swedish Academy Letters and History.

Background

Gyllensten, Lars Johan Wictor was born on December 12, 1921 in Stockholm. Son of Carl W. and Ingrid Church (Rangström) Gyllensten.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1953.

Career

Assistant professor, Karolinska Institute, 1953-1969; professor, Karolinska Institute, 1969-1973; member, Nobel Committee for Literature, Stockholm, 1968-1987; chairman, Nobel Committee for Literature, Stockholm, 1981-1987; chairman, Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, since 1987; also board directors, Nobel Foundation, Stockholm.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy Science, Royal Swedish Academy Letters and History.

Connections

1 child, Katarina.

father:
Carl W. Gyllensten

mother:
Ingrid Church (Rangström) Gyllensten

child:
Katarina Gyllensten