Carl Fredrik af Wingård (born 26 September 1781 in Stockholm, died 19 September 1851) was a Swedish politician and Lutheran clergyman, and Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala, 1839–1851. His noble title (af) was added already in 1799, as he was the son of a bishop, Johan Wingård, whop became his predecessor in the diocese of Gothenburg. af Wingård studied at the Uppsala University and eventually became professor there in 1810. In 1818 he was ordained priest and on July 8, 1818 he became bishop of Gothenburg. He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1838.

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  • Carl Fredrik af Wingård (born 26 September 1781 in Stockholm, died 19 September 1851) was a Swedish politician and Lutheran clergyman, and Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala, 1839–1851. His noble title (af) was added already in 1799, as he was the son of a bishop, Johan Wingård, whop became his predecessor in the diocese of Gothenburg. af Wingård studied at the Uppsala University and eventually became professor there in 1810. In 1818 he was ordained priest and on July 8, 1818 he became bishop of Gothenburg. From all reports, af Wingård seems to have been a humanistic teacher and professor, gentle and caring, especially towards students. af Wingård was active against the alcoholism among priests, and was one of the founders of the Sobriety Society (Nykterhetssällskapet) of Gothenburg established in 1830. He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1838. (en)
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  • Carl Fredrik af Wingård (born 26 September 1781 in Stockholm, died 19 September 1851) was a Swedish politician and Lutheran clergyman, and Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala, 1839–1851. His noble title (af) was added already in 1799, as he was the son of a bishop, Johan Wingård, whop became his predecessor in the diocese of Gothenburg. af Wingård studied at the Uppsala University and eventually became professor there in 1810. In 1818 he was ordained priest and on July 8, 1818 he became bishop of Gothenburg. He was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1838. (en)
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