Anders Österling

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Österling in 1962

Anders Österling (13 April 1884 – 13 December 1981) was a Swedish poet and writer. In 1919 he was elected as a member of the Swedish Academy when he was 35 years old, the youngest ever, at that time. He was part of the Academy for 62 years, longer than any other member.[1]


  1. ^ Westerström, Jenny. Anders Österling, 1884–1981. Svenskt översättarlexikon
Cultural offices
Preceded by
Karl Alfred Melin
Swedish Academy,
Seat No.13

Succeeded by
Gunnel Vallquist