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Quick facts for kidsThe Most Reverend Anders Wejryd
|Archbishop Emeritus of Uppsala
Primate Emeritus of Sweden
Anders Wejryd at the Göteborg Book Fair 2011.
|Church||Church Province of Sweden|
|Diocese||Diocese of Uppsala|
|Elected||30 March 2006|
|Predecessor||Karl Gustav Hilding Hammar|
|Ordination||17 December 1972 (priest)|
|Consecration||17 December 1995|
|Birth name||Anders Harald Wejryd|
|Born||8 August 1948
|Denomination||Church of Sweden|
|Spouse||Kajsa Wejryd (née Malmfors)|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
Anders Harald Wejryd, born 8 August 1948 in Falköping, Sweden is a Swedish Lutheran clergyman. He was appointed Bishop of Växjö in 1995. In March 2006, he was elected Archbishop of Uppsala and primate of the Church of Sweden. He took office in September of the same year. He left office in 2014, and was replaced with Antje Jackelén.
Karl Gustav Hilding Hammar
|Archbishop of Uppsala
Lutheran Primate of Sweden
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