The New International Encyclopædia/Hedenstierna, Karl Joseph Alfred

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HEDENSTIERNA, hā'den-styēr-nȧ, Karl Joseph Alfred (1852—). A Swedish author, born at Wedåsa (Småland province). In 1879 he became connected with the staff of the Smålands Posten at Wexiö, and in 1890 was made editor-in-chief of that journal. In addition to several volumes descriptive of Swedish peasant life, he wrote a series of humorous articles, published weekly in the Posten over the name ‘Segurd,’ and in part collected in a translation into German by Krusenstierna and Langfeldt, entitled Allerlei Leute (Leipzig, 1892-97).