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Carl Gustav Boberg (1859 - 1940)

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Carl Gustav Boberg
Born in Mönsterås, Kalmar, Sverigemap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Kalmar, Sverigemap
Profile last modified 19 Mar 2020 | Created 15 Feb 2019 | Last significant change: 19 Mar 2020
15:26: Marie Ronnegård edited the Biography for Carl Gustav Boberg (1859-1940). (added sources and category) [Thank Marie for this]
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Carl Gustav Boberg föddes i Mönsterås, Kalmar den 16 augusti 1859.

Carl skrev diktsdikten "O Store Gud", från vilken den engelska språklymmen "Hur stor är din konst" härstammar.

Carl dog i Kalmar den 7 januari 1940.


Carl Gustav Boberg was born in Mönsterås, Kalmar on August 16, 1859. He was the son of home owner Nils Peter Jonsson and his wife Hedda Gustafva Petersdotter, both born in Mönsterås in 1820.[1][2]

Carl wrote the poem poem "O Store Gud" from which the English language hymn "How Great Thou Art" is derived.

Carl died in Kalmar on January 7, 1940.


  1. Carl Gustav Boberg parish birth record 1859: Mönsterås (H) C:8 (1851-1860) Bild 82 / sid 78 (AID: v40527.b82.s78, NAD: SE/VALA/00258)
  2. Nils Peter Jonsson household: Mönsterås (H) AI:10 (1850-1860) Bild 115 / sid 104 (AID: v23532.b115.s104, NAD: SE/VALA/00258)

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