Historian, politician, member of the Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)
Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien)
The nomination was made jointly by H. Hjärne and K.A. Melin (see entry 26-2, 1916),both of the Swedish Academy.
The Nobel Committee decided to carry over a number of nominated candidates from the previous year, with members of the Nobel Committee acting as nominator (see entries 1916-24 through 1916-29).