Stig Fredrik Strömholm#

Born 16 September 1931), Swedish, former rector magnificus of Uppsala University.

Strömholm received his B.A. 1952; LL.B. 1957 and Licentiate 1957 in Uppsala. He completed a doctorate in Law in Uppsala in 1966. He was Professor in Jurisprudence in Uppsala from 1969, and Professor in Private Law and Conflict of Laws there 1982-1997. After serving as prorector (deputy vice-chancellor) of Uppsala University 1978-1989, he was elected rector magnificus (vice-chancellor) of the university 1989-1997.

Stig Strömholm is a recipient of the Gunnerus Medal (1997) which is awarded by the learned society Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. He also received the Erasmus Medal 2004 and the Ann-Kersti och Carl-Hakon Swensons Award in 2005.

On his retirement from the rectorial chair in 1997, he received a festschrift, Festskrift till Stig Strömholm (Uppsala 1997), in two volumes and 925 pages, including a partial bibliography (ISBN 91-7678-341-3).

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