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Swedish ambassador

Torsten Orn, Swedish ambassador. Member of Royal Swedish Academy Military Science, Travellers (Stockholm).

Background

Orn, Torsten was born on March 27, 1933 in Stockholm. Son of Wilhelm and Carin (Nordstedt) Orn.

Education

Master in Political Science, Upsala University, 1956.

Career

Third secretary Swedish Foreign Service, Stockholm, 1956—1958, Swedish Foreign Service, Rome, 1958—1960, 2d secretary New Delhi, 1960—1961, head section Stockholm, 1962—1966. First secretary United Nations, New York City, 1966—1970, director Stockholm, 1970—1974. Minister Moscow, 1974—1978.

Charge d'affaires New Delhi, 1978—1979. Ambassador Tel Aviv, 1979—1983, Moscow, 1983—1986. Secretary political affairs Stockholm, since 1987.

Chairman Swedish Foreign Service Entrance Commission, 1983—1987. Senior associate member St. Antony's College, Oxford, 1979. Officer Al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, Royal Order Northern Star (Sweden).

Membership

Member of Royal Swedish Academy Military Science, Travellers (Stockholm).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    History, travel.

Connections

Married Philippa Wistrand Orn, May 6, 1964.

father:
Wilhelm Orn

mother:
Carin (Nordstedt) Orn

spouse:
Philippa Wistrand Orn