Torgny Lindgren

Torgny Gustaf Lindgren (1938 - 2017)

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Torgny Gustaf (Torgny) Lindgren
Born in Raggsjö, Norsjö, Västerbotten, Swedenmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Rimforsa, Tjärstad, Östergötland, Swedenmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Aug 2015 | Last significant change: 15 Nov 2018
16:39: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Torgny Lindgren. [Thank Nicolas for this | 1 thank-you received]
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Torgny Lindgren is Notable.

Torgny's debut came 1965 with the poetry collection "Plåtsax, hjärtats instrument" but it was the book "Ormens väg på hälleberget" from 1982 that won him national and international breakthrough. For "Batseba" he was awarded the highly acclaimed French literature award "Prix Femina" in 1986.

He was also active within the social democratic party and was heavily influenced by philosophy and his christian beliefs. 1980 Torgny converted to the roman catholic church and lives with his wife Stina and three childen, Aina, Ylva and Torgils.

1938 jun 16 Gustav Torgny born in [Raggsjö, Norsjö], Västerbotten [1]

First name Gustav Torgny
Last name Lindgren
Birth date 1938-06-16
Birth location Norsjö, Västerbottens län
Civil status Pojke
Register for census: Norsjö
Same household:
Konrad Andreas Lindgren 1906-04-30
Helga Albertina Lindgren 1904-11-14
Gustav Torgny Lindgren 1938-06-16
Rolf Georg Lindgren 1934-01-24

2017 mar 16 died[2]


  1. Population of Sweden 1950 (ArkivDigital) AID: r1.p1630625
  2. Wikipedia:sv:Torgny_Lindgren
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  • Statistiska Centralbyrån (SCB) - samlingspost, Utdrag ur födelse-, vigsel- och dödböcker 1860-1949, SE/RA/420401/01/H 1 AA/3047 (1938) Bildid: A0032886_00317
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On 17 Mar 2017 at 07:21 GMT C (Sälgö) S wrote:

Has died

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