Famous Swedish Entrepreneurs

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 1 Ingvar Kamprad

Ingvar Kamprad
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Famous As: Business magnate
Birthdate: March 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Agunnaryd
In 2004, Swedish business tycoon and IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad stunned everyone to beat Bill Gates in the race for world’s wealthiest person. He showed his entrepreneurial streak as a kid when he made profits from selling matches. He founded IKEA with a cash reward he got from his father.

 2 Daniel Ek

Daniel Ek
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: February 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
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 3 Fredrik Eklund

Fredrik Eklund
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Famous As: Real estate broker
Birthdate: April 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akalla, Stockholm, Sweden

 4 Gottfrid Svartholm

Gottfrid Svartholm
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Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: October 17, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sweden

 5 Christian von Koenigsegg

Christian von Koenigsegg
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Famous As: designer
Birthdate: July 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm

 6 Hans Rausing

Hans Rausing
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg

 7 Niklas Zennström

Niklas Zennström
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Computer scientist
Birthdate: February 16, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Järfälla Municipality
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 8 Ivar Kreuger

Ivar Kreuger
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Famous As: Businessperson, Engineer
Birthdate: March 2, 1880
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kalmar
Died: March 12, 1932

 9 Carl Freer

Carl Freer
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sweden

 10 Jacob Wallenberg

Jacob Wallenberg
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Banker
Birthdate: January 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm

 11 Kirsten Rausing

Kirsten Rausing
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Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: June 6, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lund, Sweden

 12 Cristina Stenbeck

Cristina Stenbeck
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Famous As: Business Woman
Birthdate: September 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States

 13 Gad Anders Rausing

Gad Anders Rausing
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Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: May 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bromma, Sweden
Died: January 20, 2000

 14 Louise Camuto

Louise Camuto
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Sweden

 15 Christopher Polhem

Christopher Polhem
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: December 18, 1661
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gotland, Sweden
Died: August 30, 1751

 16 Pernilla Wiberg

Pernilla Wiberg
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Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: October 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norrköping, Sweden

 17 Peter Wallenberg Sr.

Peter Wallenberg Sr.
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Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: May 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 19, 2015

 18 Helena Helmersson

Helena Helmersson
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Famous As: Business Executive
Birthdate: 1973 AD
Birthplace: Skellefteå, Sweden

 19 Marcus Wallenberg Jr.

Marcus Wallenberg Jr.
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Famous As: Banker, Tennis player
Birthdate: October 5, 1899
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 13, 1982

 20 Jacob Wallenberg

Jacob Wallenberg
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: September 27, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: August 1, 1980

 21 Lars Johan Hierta

Lars Johan Hierta
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Famous As: Critic
Birthdate: January 23, 1801
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: November 20, 1872

 22 Charles De Geer

Charles De Geer
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Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: January 30, 1720
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Finspång, Sweden
Died: March 7, 1778

 23 Johan August Gripenstedt

Johan August Gripenstedt
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 11, 1813
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holstein, Germany
Died: July 13, 1874

 24 Axel Ludvig Broström

Axel Ludvig Broström
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Famous As: Ship Owner
Birthdate: May 21, 1838
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kristinehamn, Sweden
Died: September 21, 1905

 25 Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson
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Famous As: Businessperson, Ceo
Birthdate: March 25, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom