Bror Oscar Eilert Ekwall Sweden

Biography of Bror Oscar Eilert Ekwall

Bror Oscar Eilert Ekwall, a Swedish scholar of the English language, was awarded Doctor of Laws from the University of Glasgow in 1951. He was Professor of English at Lund University from 1909 to 1942, and one of the outstanding scholars of the English language of the first half of the 20th century.


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Archival Materials

  • R1/13/4 Registers of honorary graduates 26 Jun 1916-18 Jun 1986, LL.D


Bror Oscar Eilert Ekwall
Born 8 January 1877.
Died 23 November 1964.
GU Degree: LLD, 1951;
University Link: Honorary Graduate
Occupation categories: language scholars
English snippet: Honorary Doctor of Laws, Professor of English
Record last updated: 2nd Apr 2013

Country Associations

Sweden Sweden, Jönköpings län, Vallsjö
Place of Birth

Sweden Sweden, Lund
Place of Death

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University Roles

  • Honorary Graduate