The Full Wiki

More info on Uno von Troil

Uno von Troil: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Uno von Troil Archbishop of Uppsala.png

Uno von Troil (February 24, 1746 in Stockholm - 1803) was Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden, 1786-1803. He was the son of Samuel Troilius, who had also been archbishop .

He was known for great wit at a young age. After studies and travels abroad to the Netherlands, Iceland and Göttingen, he returned home and was ordained priest in 1773. In 1775 he was appointed court chaplain. He married in 1776. In 1778 he became vicar of Storkyrkan church in Stockholm. In 1780 he was consecrated bishop of Linköping.

He was ordained archbishop in 1786, at the mere age of 40. As such, he was also the clericals' representatives in the Riksdag partiament assemblies until his death. He was also a member of several scientific societies, and was a benefactor of such throughout his life.


See also

Preceded by
Carl Fredrik Mennander
Archbishop of Uppsala
Succeeded by
Jakob Axelsson Lindblom


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address