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historian , writer

Per Anders Björnsson, Swedish historian, writer. Named knight, Order of Finnish Lion; recipient Lars Salvius award, 1994, Prince Karl award, 2005.

Background

Björnsson, Per Anders was born on September 27, 1951 in Stockholm. Son of Per Ludvig and Birgit Ingeborg (Bergstrom) Björnsson.

Education

Master of Arts, University Stockholm, 1976.

Career

Lecturer economic history University Stockholm, 1977-1978. Free-lance journalist Tempus, Malmö, 1980-1981. Producer science and arts programs Swedish National Radio, 1982-1993.

Department head Svenska Dagbladet, 1994-2000. Editor-in-chief Dagens Forskning, 2001—2003. Chairman board directors Ordfront Public House, 1987—1988.

Visiting professor University Gothenburg, 2001.

Achievements

  • Avocations: piano, travel, book collecting.

  • Avocations: piano, travel, book collecting.

  • Avocations: piano, travel, book collecting.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society for Public of Manuscripts on Scandinavian History. Member Royal Society Scandinavian History, Swedish Council Research Humanities Social Sciences, Swedish Institute Contemporary History (board directors), Swedish History Convention (co-founder, board directors), Swedish Literature Society Finland (correspondent), New Club (chairman 1994-1997), National Classical Association (chairman since 1997), Swedish Commission Military History.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, travel, book collecting.

Connections

Married Eva Ingeborg Ulveson, July 1, 1978 (divorced 1984). Children: Karin, Adam. Married Gunhild Margareta Hölne.

February 1, 1996.

father:
Per Ludvig Björnsson

mother:
Birgit Ingeborg (Bergstrom) Björnsson

spouses:
Eva Ingeborg Ulveson

Gunhild Margareta Hölne

children:
Karin Björnsson

Adam Björnsson