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essayist , novelist

Peter Nilson, Swedish novelist, essayist. Recipient Gierow prize Swedish Academy, 1983, Övralid prize Verner von Heidenstam Society, 1992. Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Letterstedt prize for science 1972, Letterstedt prize for literature 1982), International Astronomical Union.

Background

Nilson, Peter was born on October 17, 1937 in Flishult, Sweden.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Uppsala University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1974.

Career

Lecturer astronomical observatory Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1965-1974, associate professor, 1974-1977. Writer Uppsala, from 1977.

Membership

Member Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Letterstedt prize for science 1972, Letterstedt prize for literature 1982), International Astronomical Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Book collecting.

Connections

Son of Herman Anna (Holmberg) N. Married Margareta Gustafsson, June 28, 1969. 1 child, Katharina.

father:
Herman Anna Nilson

spouse:
Margareta Gustafsson

child:
Katharina Nilson