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Humanities educator

Thure Oscar Stenstroem, Swedish Humanities educator. Recipient Warburg prize Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, 1969,Schuch prize Swedish Academy, 1985, Gold medal His Majesty King Charles Gustavus, 1994. Member Royal Society Humanities (president 1987-1988), Royal Society Sciences (president 1992-1993), Royal Danish Academy Sciences and Letters, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Royal Norwegian Academy Sciences.

Background

Stenstroem, Thure Oscar was born on April 12, 1927 in Roma, Sweden. Son of Oscar and Elisabeth Charlotta (Bjoerklund) Stenstroem.

Education

Master of Arts, Uppsala University, 1951. Fil.lic.-degree, Uppsala University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1961.

Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Uppsala University, 1999.

Career

Assistant professor, university lecturer Scandinavian literature, Uppsala (Sweden) U., 1961-1968; professor regius et ordinarius, Uppsala (Sweden) U., 1971-1993; visiting professor, Harvard University, Boston, 1968-1969; research worker, Council of Humanities, Stockholm, 1969-1971.

Membership

Member Royal Society Humanities (president 1987-1988), Royal Society Sciences (president 1992-1993), Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Royal Swedish Academy Letters, History and Antiquities, Royal Norwegian Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Baroque music, harpsichord, Gotlandic history.

Connections

Married Marie-Louise Einarsdotter Hjorth, July 2, 1955. 1 child, Emma Elisabeth.

father:
Oscar Stenstroem

mother:
Elisabeth Charlotta (Bjoerklund) Stenstroem

spouse:
Marie-Louise Einarsdotter Hjorth

child:
Emma Elisabeth Stenstroem