Gunnar Hoppe

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Gunnar Hoppe
Born (1914-12-24)24 December 1914
Died 24 January 2005(2005-01-24) (aged 90)
Residence Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Fields Quaternary geology
Institutions Stockholm University
Known for Veiki moraine
Notable awards Vega Medal (1987)

Ernst Gunnar Hoppe was a Swedish geographer and Quaternary geologist. He became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1964. At Stockholms högskola (as Stockholm University was known before it was granted university status in 1960) he succeeded Hans Wilhelmsson Ahlmann as professor of geography in 1954, holding that position until 1980. He was rector of Stockholm University from 1974 to 1978. In 2004, he obtained an honorary doctorate from the University of Iceland.[1] Hoppe also was a member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities,[2] the Academy of Sciences Leopoldina,[3] Academia Europaea[4] and the Polish Academy of Sciences.[5]


  1. "The University of Iceland honorary degree recipients, 2000-2009". University of Iceland. Retrieved 2015-05-14.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Verstorbene Mitglieder | Prof. Dr. Gunnar Hoppe (German)
  3. List of Members | Gunnar Hoppe
  4. Former Members | Gunnar Hoppe
  5. Deceased Members