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Osvald may refer to:

Given name:

  • Kristian Osvald Viderø (1906–1991), Faroese clergyman, poet and Bible translator
  • Osvald Chlubna (1893–1971), Czech composer
  • Osvald Helmuth (1894–1966), Danish stage and film actor
  • Osvald Käpp (1905–1995), Estonian wrestler who won a gold medal at the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Osvald Moberg (1888–1933), Swedish gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics
  • Osvald Polívka (1859–1931), Austrian-born Czech architect associated with the Secession / Art Nouveau period in Prague
  • Osvald Sirén (1879–1966), Finnish-born Swedish art historian, whose interests included 18th century Sweden, Renaissance Italy and China


  • Hugo Osvald (1892–1970), Swedish botanist and plant ecologist specializing on mire ecology, Sphagnum and peat formation