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Sture Allén

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Sture Allén, 2013.

Sture Allén (31 December 1928 – 20 June 2022) was a Swedish linguist and professor. He worked at the University of Gothenburg. He was the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy between 1986 and 1999. He was born in Gothenburg. Allén was elected to chair 3 of the Swedish Academy in 1980.[1] Allén was also a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[2]

Allén died on 20 June 2022 in Gothenburg, Sweden at the age of 93.[3]


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  1. Arnald, Jan. "Chair no. 3 - Sture Allén". Svenska Akadmien. Archived from the original on 26 September 2009. Retrieved 21 January 2010.
  2. "Gruppe 5: Filologi og språkvitenskap" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Retrieved 10 January 2011.
  3. Akademiledamoten Sture Allén har avlidit (in Swedish)