Sture Allén


July 6, 2022

Sture Allén (December 31, 1928 Gothenburg – June 20, 2022) was a Swedish linguist who was a professor of computational linguistics at the University of Gothenburg. In 1980, he was elected to fill the third chair of the Swedish Academy. His predecessor was Carl Ivar Ståhle. Allén served as permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy in 1986–1999. He was also a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Literature and the Finnish Science Society.