Nathan Söderblom

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The Most Reverend Nathan Söderblom
Archbishop of Uppsala
Primate of Sweden
ChurchChurch of Sweden
DioceseDiocese of Uppsala
Elected20 May 1914
PredecessorJohan August Ekman
SuccessorErling Eidem
Orders
Ordination1893 (priest)
Consecration8 November 1914
Personal details
Birth nameLars Olof Jonathan Söderblom
Born(1866-01-15)15 January 1866
Trönö, Sweden
Died12 July 1931(1931-07-12) (aged 65)
Uppsala, Sweden
NationalitySwedish
DenominationChurch of Sweden
ParentsJonas Söderblom and Nikolina Sophie Blûme
SpouseAnna Söderblom (born as Forsell)
Children12
Alma materUppsala University

Lars Olof Jonathan Söderblom (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈnɑːtan ˈsøːdɛrblʊm]), born 15 January 1866 in Trönö, Sweden, dead 12 July 1931 in Uppsala, Sweden was a Swedish Lutheran clergyman. He was the Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala between 1914-1931[1] In 1930, he was awarded the 1930 Nobel Peace Prize.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Religious Organizations" (in Swedish). World Statesmen. Retrieved 22 December 2014.