Selma Lagerlöf
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Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (1858 - 1940)

Selma Ottilia Lovisa (Selma) Lagerlöf
Born in Mårbacka, Östra Ämtervik, Värmland, Sverigemap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Mårbacka, Östra Ämtervik, Värmland, Sverigemap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Nov 2015
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Selma Lagerlöf is Notable.

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf, född 20 nov 1858 på Mårbacka, Östra Ämtervik, Värmland, död där 16 mars 1940.

Författarinna, bosatt på Mårbacka. Genomgick Högre lärarinneseminariet ht 1882

  • 1885 lärare vid Elementarläroverket för flickor i Landskrona
  • resa till Italien 1895
  • 1896 till Egypten och Israel
  • 1899/1900. Fil. hedersdr vid Uppsala universitet 24 maj 1907
  • Nobelpristagare i litteratur 1909
  • 1913-18 ledamot av Samfundet De nio
  • Ogift. (SBL)


  • Födelse- och dopböcker (ArkivDigital): Östra-Ämtervik-S-C-5-1818-1859-Bild-56-Sida-104
  • Husförhörslängd (ArkivDigital): Östra-Ämtervik-S-AI-12-1854-1861-Bild-117-Sida-110
  • Döds- och begravningsbok (ArkivDigital): Östra-Ämtervik-S-F-4-1895-1941-Bild-2010-Sida-194


Thank you to Christer Svedberg for creating WikiTree profile Lagerlèof-8 created through the import of Dis_2011.GED on Nov 19, 2011.

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See also an item published about her in New Zealand in Evening Star, Issue 23532, 23 March 1940, Page 4. Allied Press Ltd is the copyright owner for the Evening Star. You can reproduce in-copyright material from this newspaper for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons New Zealand BY-NC-SA licence.

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