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Encyclopedia > Frans Gunnar Bengtsson

Frans Gunnar Bengtsson (October 4, 1894 - December 19, 1954) was a Swedish novelist, essayist, poet and biographer. He was born in Tossjö, near Ängelholm, in Scania and died at Ribbingsfors Manor in northern Västergötland. He is best known for his Viking saga novel Röde Orm (titled The Long Ships in English). His essays are mainly about historical subjects, too. He married Gerda Fineman in 1939. Bengtsson studied at the University of Lund from 1912, receiving his Licentiate in Philosophy in 1930. October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ängelholm is a municipality and town in Scania in southernmost Sweden. ... The Flag of SkÃ¥ne (also known as Scania in English) is the southernmost historical province (landskap) and County (Län) of Sweden. ... Västergötland ( ♫) is one of the historical provinces of Sweden (landskap), situated in the southwest of Sweden. ... The term Viking is used to denote the ship-borne explorers, traders and warriors who originated in Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden and raided the coasts of the British Isles, France and other parts of Europe from the late 8th century to the 11th century. ... The Long Ships or Red Orm (original title: Röde Orm) is a best-selling Swedish novel written by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson 1894-1954. ... Lund University Lund University (Swedish: Lunds universitet) is a university in Lund in southernmost Sweden. ... Licentiate is the title of a person who holds an academic degree called a license. ...


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The Long Ships - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (594 words)
This page is about a novel by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson.
The Long Ships or Red Orm (original title: Röde Orm) is a best-selling Swedish novel written by Frans Gunnar Bengtsson 1894-1954.
It is one of the most widely read books in Sweden, topping the charts of most loaned books at Swedish libraries for many years.
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