Västgöta Bengtsson

Västgöta Bengtsson

Birth
Skövde, Skövde kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Death 5 Nov 2000 (aged 92)
Skövde, Skövde kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Burial Skövde, Skövde kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden
Plot Kv 8, grav 1238 B
Memorial ID 8086276 · View Source
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Ethnologist, Educator, Author. His name was Sixten Bengtsson, but to the people of Sweden, he was to be known as ”Västgöta-Bengtsson”. ”Västgöta” indicates the province of Västergötland where he throughout his life pursued research and documentation of peasant living, national characters, idioms and philology. He educated the people of Sweden on these subjects through TV, books, radio programmes and lectures. With a great sence of humour and immense knowledge he made his name as one of the nation´s most distiguished ethnologists ever. For his achievements he was appointed Honorary Doctor of Philosophy.

Bio by: Peter Robsahm


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  • Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
  • Added: 14 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8086276
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Västgöta Bengtsson (12 Aug 1908–5 Nov 2000), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8086276, citing Saint Elins Kyrkogård, Skövde, Skövde kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden ; Maintained by Find A Grave .