Hjalmar Berg Denmark

Biography of Hjalmar Berg

Hjalmar Berg graduated BSc from the University of Glasgow in 1899. He was born in Copenhagen, son of Christen Berg, an editor and politician in Denmark.

Hjalmar enrolled at the University in 1895, aged 21, where he specialized in Engineering, studying under Professor Archibald Barr. He also studied Chemistry under Professor John Ferguson for his first two years at the University. In his first year Hjalmar received an award for Junior Engineering Class, being ranked among the top three.

Hjalmar worked as an engineer in Glasgow for a few years before returning to his hometown of Copenhagen.


Archival Materials

  • C183/11/35 University of Glasgow General Council, Register of members 1908
  • DC183/11/34 University of Glasgow General Council, Register of members 1907
  • R3/1/2 Register of dates of birth of graduates Vol.IV 1916-1920
  • R3/2/1 Roll of Graduates 1897-1917
  • R8/5/16/1 Matriculation Slip 1895-1896 Men A - B
  • R9/1/9 Class Catalogues 1895-1900
  • SEN10/41 University Calendar 1896-97


Hjalmar Berg
Born 3 January 1844.
GU Degree: BSc, 1899; Science and Engineering,
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Occupation categories: engineers
English snippet: Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow, 1899
Record last updated: 10th Jun 2013

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Denmark Denmark, Copenhagen
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