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Byzantine studies researcher

Lennart Vilhelm Rydén, Swedish Byzantine studies researcher. Member Royal Society Humanities at Uppsala (treasurer since 1992), Bollandists Society Brussels, Dumbarton Oaks Alumni Association (foreign vice president 1987-1989).

Background

Rydén, Lennart Vilhelm was born on July 18, 1931 in Sundsvall, Sweden. Son of Jonas Vilhelm and Judith Maria (Persson) Rydén.

Education

Bachelor, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1955. Master of Arts, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1956. Licentiate of philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1960.

Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1963.

Career

Associate professor Ancient Greek, Uppsala U., 1963-1972; researcher, Byzantine studies, Swedish Council Research Humanities and Social Sciences, Uppsala, 1972-1980; professor Byzantine studies, Swedish Council Research Humanities and Social Sciences, Uppsala, 1980-1994; professor Byzantine studies, Uppsala U., 1994-1996; retired, 1996. Visiting fellow Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, 1972-1973, 87, visiting scholar, 1998. Chairman Swedish National Committee Byzantine Studies, 1983-1991.

Membership

Member Royal Society Humanities at Uppsala (treasurer since 1992), Bollandists Society Brussels, Dumbarton Oaks Alumni Association (foreign vice president 1987-1989).

Connections

Married Kerstin Elisabet Näslund, August 11, 1956.

father:
Jonas Vilhelm Rydén

mother:
Judith Maria (Persson) Rydén

spouse:
Kerstin Elisabet Näslund