1859–1940

Introduction

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Born: Au­gust 16, 1859, Mön­ster­ås, Swe­den.

Died: Jan­u­a­ry 7, 1940, Kal­mar, Swe­den.

Buried: Gam­la Kyrk­o­gard (Old Ce­me­te­ry), Mön­ster­ås, Swe­den.

Biography

A car­pen­ter’s son, Bo­berg start­ed out as a sail­or. He came to Christ at age 19 and at­tend­ed a Bi­ble school in Kris­tin­e­hamn.

He served as a lay preach­er for two years, ed­it­ed the week­ly San­ning­svit­tnet (Wit­ness of the Truth) (1890–1916), and served in the Swed­ish par­lia­ment (1912–31)

Works

Boberg wrote sev­er­al vol­umes of po­et­ry and ma­ny hymns. He al­so helped com­pile the first two hym­nals of the Swed­ish Co­ve­nant church.

Sources

Lyrics

Help Needed

If you know the GPS co­ord­in­ates for Bo­berg’s grave (or ce­me­te­ry), would you ?