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Viktor Rydberg
Rydberg in 1876
Rydberg in 1876
Born Abraham Victor Rydberg
(1828-12-18)December 18, 1828
Jönköping, Sweden
Died September 21, 1895(1895-09-21) (aged 66)
Djursholm, Sweden
Occupation Author, journalist, novelist, translator and poet
Nationality Swedish
Period Victorian, Oscarian
Genre Romance
Subject mythology, religion
Notable works Singoalla, Undersökningar i Germanisk Mythologi I-II, Fädernas Gudasaga
Spouse Susen Hasselblad

Abraham Viktor Rydberg (born 18 December 1828 in Jönköping, Sweden, died 21 September 1895 in Djursholm, Sweden) was a Swedish writer. Between 1877-1895 he was a member of the Swedish Academy.

Preceded by
Carl Vilhelm August Strandberg
Swedish Academy,
Chair No 16

1877-1895
Succeeded by
Waldemar Rudin



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