Karl Edvard Laman

Karl Edvard Laman (born Karl Edvard Ersson) (1867–1944) was a Swedish missionary and ethnographer active in Kingdom of Kongo during the period of 1891 through 1919. Laman and his wife collected a large group of ethnographic materials and this collection of more than 2,000 pieces is the most comprehensive of that brought back by the Swedish missionaries of his time.[1]

Karl Edvard Laman
TitleMissionary
Personal
Born1867
Died1944 (aged 7677)
Sweden
Resting placeStjärnorp
ReligionMission Covenant Church of Sweden
NationalitySwedish
SchoolMission Covenant Church of Sweden
Notable work(s)Translation of the Bible to Kikongo
Senior posting
Period in office1891–1919
PostKingdom of Kongo