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University of Uppsala

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Uppsala, Sweden

Founding Date:
1477

Motto:
Gratiae veritas naturae

Enrollment:
42,400

Official Website:
http://www.uu.se/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hannes Alfvén
Physicist
30-May-1908 2-Apr-1995 Renegade Swedish astrophysicist
Anders Jonas Ångström
Physicist
13-Aug-1814 21-Jun-1874 Founder of spectroscopy
Svante Arrhenius
Chemist
19-Feb-1859 2-Oct-1927 Explored electrolytic conductivity
Jöns Jacob Berzelius
Chemist
20-Aug-1779 7-Aug-1848 Inventor of modern chemical notation
Hans Blix
Government
28-Jun-1928   Weapons inspector before Iraq War
Herbert Blomstedt
Conductor
11-Jul-1927   Director, Leipzig Gewandhaus, 1998-2005
Hjalmar Branting
Politician
23-Nov-1860 24-Feb-1925 Swedish Prime Minister
Carl Charlier
Astronomer
1-Apr-1862 5-Nov-1934 Motion and the Distribution of the Stars
Per Theodor Cleve
Chemist
10-Feb-1840 18-Jun-1905 Discovered holmium (Ho) and thulium (Tm)
Allvar Gullstrand
Doctor
5-Jun-1862 28-Jul-1930 Ophthalmologist, refraction of light in the eye
Dag Hammarskjold
Diplomat
29-Jul-1905 18-Sep-1961 UN Secretary General, 1953-61
Erik Axel Karlfeldt
Poet
20-Jul-1864 8-Apr-1931 Songs of the wilderness and love
Bertil Lindblad
Astronomer
26-Nov-1895 25-Jun-1965 Spiral structure of the galaxy
Anna Lindh
Government
19-Jun-1957 11-Sep-2003 Swedish Foreign Minister
Carolus Linnaeus
Botanist
23-May-1707 10-Jan-1778 Created a taxonomy of the species
Oscar II
Royalty
21-Jan-1829 8-Dec-1907 King of Sweden and Norway
Andrew V. Schally
Scientist
30-Nov-1926   Hypothalamic hormones (brain peptides)
Kai M. Siegbahn
Physicist
20-Apr-1918 20-Jul-2007 Electron spectroscopy
Nathan Söderblom
Religion
15-Jan-1866 12-Jul-1931 Archbishop of Sweden
August Strindberg
Playwright
22-Jan-1849 14-May-1912 Röda Rummet
The Svedberg
Chemist
30-Aug-1884 25-Feb-1971 Inventor of the ultracentrifuge
Emanuel Swedenborg
Philosopher
29-Jan-1688 29-Mar-1772 Swedish scientist turned Christian mystic
Hugo Theorell
Scientist
6-Jul-1903 15-Aug-1982 Oxidation enzymes
Arne Tiselius
Chemist
10-Aug-1902 29-Aug-1971 Electrophoresis
Waloddi Weibull
Mathematician
18-Jun-1887 12-Oct-1979 Weibull distribution

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hannes Alfvén
Physicist
30-May-1908 2-Apr-1995 Renegade Swedish astrophysicist
Anders Jonas Ångström
Physicist
13-Aug-1814 21-Jun-1874 Founder of spectroscopy
Robert Bárány
Doctor
22-Apr-1876 8-Apr-1936 Studied inner ear, equilibrium system
Anders Celsius
Astronomer
27-Nov-1701 25-Apr-1744 Astronomer, invented centigrade scale
Carl Charlier
Astronomer
1-Apr-1862 5-Nov-1934 Motion and the Distribution of the Stars
Per Theodor Cleve
Chemist
10-Feb-1840 18-Jun-1905 Discovered holmium (Ho) and thulium (Tm)
Allvar Gullstrand
Doctor
5-Jun-1862 28-Jul-1930 Ophthalmologist, refraction of light in the eye
Carolus Linnaeus
Botanist
23-May-1707 10-Jan-1778 Created a taxonomy of the species
Kai M. Siegbahn
Physicist
20-Apr-1918 20-Jul-2007 Electron spectroscopy
Manne Siegbahn
Physicist
3-Dec-1886 26-Sep-1978 X-Ray spectroscopy
The Svedberg
Chemist
30-Aug-1884 25-Feb-1971 Inventor of the ultracentrifuge
Hugo Theorell
Scientist
6-Jul-1903 15-Aug-1982 Oxidation enzymes
Arne Tiselius
Chemist
10-Aug-1902 29-Aug-1971 Electrophoresis

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Nathan Söderblom
Religion
15-Jan-1866 12-Jul-1931 Archbishop of Sweden


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