Johann Ludvig Runeberg

Short Name: Johann Ludvig Runeberg
Full Name: Runeberg, Johan Ludvig, 1804-1877
Birth Year: 1804
Death Year: 1877

Runeberg, Johan Ludvig. (Jacobstad, Finland, February 5, 1804--May 6, 1877, Borgå). Lutheran. Educated at University of Åbo. Secretary to the Council of the University, 1830-1836. Chair of Latin at Borgå College, 1837-1847; rector, 1847-1850. Author of The Grave of Perrho, 1831, verse romances of Finnish life; The Elk Hunter; Hanna, and Fänrik Ståls sänger, patriotic poems on the war of independence. National poet of Finland. Editor of the Swedish hymnal for the Finnish church, 1857, which included 57 of his texts and nine of his translations or revisions. Author of "Hur ljuft det är att komma" (What Joy There Is in Coming).

--Likely J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives

Texts by Johann Ludvig Runeberg (7)sort descendingAsInstances
Bevara, Gud, vårt fosterlandJ. L. Runeberg (Author)3
Gud är vär starkhet och vårt stöd, Ljuft är att Gud åkallaJ. L. Runeberg, d. 1877 (Author)2
Ho vill mer foer doeden b'fvaJohann Ludvig Runeberg (Author)2
How wondrous is the blessingJohann Ludvig Runeberg (Author)2
I lift my eyes unto heaven aboveJohan Ludvig Runeberg, 1804 - 77 (Author)5
Vårt land, vårt land, vårt fosterlandJ. L. Runeberg (Author)2
What joy there is in comingJohan Ludvig Runeberg, 1804-1877 (Author)5
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