K. G. Hammar
|The Most Reverend Karl Gustav Hilding Hammar|
|Archbishop Emeritus of Uppsala|
Primate Emeritus of Sweden
|Church||Church of Sweden|
|Born||February 18, 1943|
|Previous post||Bishop of Lund (1992-1997)|
Karl Gustav Hilding Hammar, born 18 February 1943 in Hässleholm), Sweden, commonly referred to as K. G. Hammar, is a Swedish Lutheran clergyman. He was the Archbishop of Uppsala, head of the Church of Sweden, from 1997 to 2006. During his tenure as archbishop, the Church of Sweden and the government separated on 21 January 2000.
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- "Religious Organizations" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.