Anders Leonard Bygdén

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Anders Leonard Bygdén
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Anders Leonard Bygdén

(1844-03-03)March 3, 1844
DiedNovember 22, 1929(1929-11-22) (aged 85)
EducationUppsala University

Anders Leonard Bygdén (3 March 1844 – 22 November 1929) was a Swedish historian and author. He founded the Swedish Literature Society [sv] in 1880.[1][2]


He was born on 3 March 1844 in Spånga, Sweden to Olof Bygdén.[3] Bygdén enrolled at Uppsala University in 1863 and graduated with a B.A. in 1870 and Ph.D. in 1872.[3] The university then hired him as an associate professor of philosophy. He founded the Swedish Literature Society [sv] with Henrik Schück in 1880. He was made a member of the Royal Faculty of Science Society in Uppsala [sv] in 1890 and the Royal Society for the Issuance of Manuscripts Relating to Scandinavian history [sv] in 1899. He published Hernösands Stifts Herdaminne [Wikidata] from 1923 to 1928. He died on 22 November 1929 in Uppsala, Sweden.[1][4]


  • Förteckning över Norrlands nations i Uppsala bibliotek (1876)
  • Uppsala universitets biblioteks accessionskatalog (1881)
  • Svenskt anonym- och pseudonymlexikon (1898–1915)
  • Hernösands stifts herdaminne (1923–1928)


  1. ^ a b "Anders Leonard Bygdén". Svensk biografisk handbok. 1925. p. 116.
  2. ^ Erik Lindorm [sv] (1979). Gustaf V och hans tid: en bokfilm (1928-1938). Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand. p. 99. ISBN 91-46-13379-8.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. ^ a b "Anders Leonard Bygdén". Retrieved 2015-08-19. F. i Spånga, Stlilms län, 1844/3/3. Stud. i Upps. 63; fil. kand. 70; fil. dokt. 72. Docent i teor. filosofi vid Upps. univ. 72; lidénsk aman. vid univ.-biblioteket 75; fil. fakultetens notarie 77-91; förste åman. vid biblioteket 81; vice bibliotekarie fr. 84.
  4. ^ Anders Leonard Bygdén. 1929.

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