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professor of history

Rolf Torstendahl, Swedish history educator. Member Academy Europaea, Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Russian Academy of Sciences (honorary member Ural division), Swedish Science Society, Royal Society Scholarship, Royal Academy Letters, History and Antiquities.

Background

Torstendahl, Rolf was born on January 9, 1936 in Jönköping, Sweden. Son of Torsten Vilhelm and Ragnhild (Abrahamsson) Torstendahl.

Education

License, Uppsala (Sweden) University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1964.

Career

Lecturer department history Uppsala University, 1964-1967, associate professor, 1968-1978, professor, since 1981, head department history, 1993-1997, dean Faculty of Arts, 1994-1999. Sven Warburg Professor History University Stockholm, 1978-1980. Director Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in Social Sciences, 1985-1990.

Connections

Married Anna-Maria Ljung, July 16, 1960 (deceased December 1987). Children: Stefan, Peter. Married Tamara Alekseevna Salycheva, June 17, 1996.

father:
Torsten Vilhelm Torstendahl

mother:
Ragnhild (Abrahamsson) Torstendahl

spouses:
Anna-Maria Ljung

Tamara Alekseevna Salycheva

children:
Stefan Torstendahl

Peter Torstendahl