Erling Eidem

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The Most Reverend Erling Eidem
Archbishop of Uppsala
Primate of Sweden
ChurchChurch of Sweden
ArchdioceseUppsala
Elected1931
In Office1931-1950
PredecessorNathan Söderblom
SuccessorYngve Brilioth
Orders
Ordination8 January 1914
Consecration22 May 1932
by Olof Bergqvist
Personal details
Born(1880-04-23)April 23, 1880
Gothenburg, Sweden
DiedApril 14, 1972(1972-04-14) (aged 91)
Vänersborg, Sweden
BuriedUppsala old cemetery
NationalitySwede
SpouseElisabeth Eklund

Erling Eidem, born 23 April 1880 in Gothenburg, Sweden, dead 14 April 1972 in Vänersborg, Sweden was a Swedish theologian. He served as the Lutheran archbishop of Uppsala between 1931 and 1950.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Religious Organizations" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
Preceded by
Nathan Söderblom
Archbishop of Uppsala
Primate of Sweden

1931–1950
Succeeded by
Yngve Brilioth