(17821846). Poet; b. Kyrkerud, near Saffle, Värmland Co., SW Swed.; prof. Gk. at Lurid 1812; bp. Växjö, Kronoberg Co., S Swed., 1824. Tried to combine Christianity with humanism. Works include Svea; Tal vid jubelfesten 1817; Frithiofs [or Frithjofs] Saga. See also Sweden, Lutheranism in, 4.
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