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Human ecologist

Torsten Malmberg, Swedish Human ecologist. Recipient Bronze medal Swedish Ornithological Society, Silver medal Swedish Nature Protection Society; fellow United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, 1992, Global 500 award.


Malmberg, Torsten was born on July 5, 1923 in Helsingborg, Scania, Sweden. Son of Sigfrid Vilhelm and Lydia Henrietta (Bergsten) Malmberg.


Bachelor, University Lund, Sweden, 1945. Master of Arts, University Lund, Sweden, 1951. Doctor of Science, University Lund, Sweden, 1973.


From assistant to library to music keeper department zoology, U. Lund, 1946-1955; from research assistant to assistant professor department geography, U. Lund, 1978-1983; assistant professor, chief human ecology division department history, U. Lund, 1984-1991; professor, chief human ecology division department history, U. Lund, since 1991; teacher Public school system, Sweden, 1953-1977. Environment and bird expert Swedish Environmental Protection Board, Stockholm, Sweden, 1948-1968. Examiner institute libraries U. Library., Lund, 1953.

Ecol.adviser World Health Organization, Geneva, 1970.


Fellow Institute Human Ecology. MMem. Ornithological Society Scania (founder, board directors, secretary Lund chapter 1948-1955), Ornithological Society Sweden (founder, board directors Stockholm chapter 1949-1962), Scanian Nature Protection Society (board directors Lund chapter 1948-1963), Nordic Society for Human Ecology (board directors, chairman Lund chapter 1980-1990, distinguished leadership award 1986), International Society Human Ecology (board directors, vice chairman Vienna, Austria chapter 1980-1984).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, literature, history, politics, sports.


Married Aimee Birgit Magnussen, May 15, 1948. Children: Ole Vilhelm, Anna Birgitta.

Sigfrid Vilhelm Malmberg

Lydia Henrietta (Bergsten) Malmberg

Aimee Birgit Magnussen

Anna Birgitta Malmberg

Ole Vilhelm Malmberg