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The Most Reverend Erling Eidem
Archbishop of Uppsala
Primate of Sweden
Church Church of Sweden
Archdiocese Uppsala
Elected 1931
In Office 1931-1950
Predecessor Nathan Söderblom
Successor Yngve Brilioth
Ordination 8 January 1914
Consecration 22 May 1932
by Olof Bergqvist
Personal details
Born (1880-04-23)April 23, 1880
Gothenburg, Sweden
Died April 14, 1972(1972-04-14) (aged 91)
Vänersborg, Sweden
Buried Uppsala old cemetery
Nationality Swede
Spouse Elisabeth 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.

Preceded by
Nathan Söderblom
Archbishop of Uppsala
Primate of Sweden

Succeeded by
Yngve Brilioth
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