Famous Swedish Media Personalities

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 1 Ulrika Jonsson

Ulrika Jonsson
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Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Journalist
Birthdate: August 16, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sollentuna Municipality

 2 Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson
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Famous As: Swedish Journalist & Writer
Birthdate: August 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skelleftehamn, Sweden
Died: November 9, 2004

Stieg Larsson was a Swedish writer and journalist. He is best remembered for his Millennium trilogy of novels, which were adapted as three films in Sweden. After his sudden death, due to a heart attack, Stieg Larsson was posthumously honored with several awards, such as the Glass Key award, Galaxy British Book Award, and Anthony Award.

 3 Svante Thunberg

Svante Thunberg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boo, Sweden

Svante Thunberg is a Swedish actor, producer, and writer. He is married to opera singer Malena Ernman and has two daughters, Greta and Beata. Greta is a prominent climate activist, who first rose to worldwide prominence when she initiated the school strike for climate. Svante accompanies his daughter on her sailing expeditions to UN climate summits. 

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 4 Pia Lindström

Pia Lindström
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 5 Hans Rosling

Hans Rosling
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Famous As: Statistician
Birthdate: July 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: February 7, 2017

 6 Måns Zelmerlöw

Måns Zelmerlöw
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lund, Scania, Sweden

 7 Fredrik Backman

Fredrik Backman
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brännkyrka, Stockholm, Sweden
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 8 David Lagercrantz

David Lagercrantz
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden

 9 Petra Mede

Petra Mede
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: March 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 10 Malik Bendjelloul

Malik Bendjelloul
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: September 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ystad, Skåne, Sweden
Died: May 13, 2014

 11 Christina Lindberg

Christina Lindberg
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Famous As: Actor, Journalist, Glamour model, Model
Birthdate: December 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg

 12 Jonas Jonasson

Jonas Jonasson
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Famous As: Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: July 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden

 13 Sanna Lundell

Sanna Lundell
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter
Birthdate: November 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 14 Margot Wallstrom

Margot Wallstrom
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 28, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Skellefteå, Västerbotten, Sweden

 15 Petra Marklund

Petra Marklund
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Älta, Nacka Municipality, Stockholm, Sweden

 16 Hans Rosenfeldt

Hans Rosenfeldt
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Borås, Sweden

 17 Kenza Zouiten

Kenza Zouiten
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: April 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 18 Sanna Nielsen

Sanna Nielsen
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Famous As: Singer, Television presenter
Birthdate: November 27, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edenryd, Sweden

Sanna Nielsen is a Swedish television presenter and singer who represented Sweden at the 59th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen, Denmark where she finished third. In 2015, she hosted Melodifestivalen, a music competition that decides Sweden's representative at the Eurovision Song Contest.

 19 Alice Bah Kuhnke

Alice Bah Kuhnke
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malmö, Sweden

 20 Elizabeth Lejonhjärta

Elizabeth Lejonhjärta
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Norrbotten, Sweden

 21 Victoria Lejonhjarta

Victoria Lejonhjarta
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 9, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norrbotten, Sweden

 22 Rebecca de Ruvo

Rebecca de Ruvo
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: December 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 23 Jan Guillou

Jan Guillou
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Famous As: Writer, Journalist, Autobiographer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Södertälje

 24 Jan Arnald

Jan Arnald
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Famous As: Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: January 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sollentuna Municipality

 25 Hjalmar Branting

Hjalmar Branting
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 23, 1860
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 24, 1925

 26 Anne Lundberg

Anne Lundberg
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: March 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skurup, Sweden

 27 Peg Parnevik

Peg Parnevik
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 28 Maj Sjowall

Maj Sjowall
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 25, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 29, 2020

 29 Sigge Eklund

Sigge Eklund
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 30 Lukas Moodysson

Lukas Moodysson
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Famous As: Film director, Poet, Writer, Screenwriter, Cartoonist, Director
Birthdate: January 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lund

 31 Liza Marklund

Liza Marklund
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Famous As: Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: September 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Piteå

 32 Vilhelm Moberg

Vilhelm Moberg
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 20, 1898
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Algutsboda, Sweden
Died: August 8, 1973

 33 Eva Rose

Eva Rose
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vårberg, Sweden

 34 William Spetz

William Spetz
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: April 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Umeå, Sweden

 35 Per-Olov Enquist

Per-Olov Enquist
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Famous As: Swedish writer
Birthdate: September 23, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hjoggböle, Sweden

 36 Clara Henry

Clara Henry
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gökskulla, Landvetter, Sweden

 37 Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö

Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö
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Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: August 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kungsbacka Municipality, Sweden
Died: June 22, 1975

 38 Stig Dagerman

Stig Dagerman
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 5, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Alvkarleby, Sweden
Died: November 4, 1954

 39 Carolina Gynning

Carolina Gynning
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Helsingborg, Sweden

 40 Ludvig Nordström

Ludvig Nordström
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 25, 1882
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Härnösand, Sweden
Died: April 15, 1942

 41 Carina Berg

Carina Berg
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: November 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Österskär, Sweden

 42 Hjalmar Söderberg

Hjalmar Söderberg
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: July 2, 1869
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 14, 1941

 43 Janni Olsson

Janni Olsson
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: March 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 44 Kerstin Behrendtz

Kerstin Behrendtz
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Famous As: Radio Presenter
Birthdate: August 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 28, 2020

 45 Klas Pontus Arnoldson

Klas Pontus Arnoldson
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Famous As: Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer
Birthdate: October 27, 1844
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg
Died: February 20, 1916

 46 Viktor Rydberg

Viktor Rydberg
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 18, 1828
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Died: September 21, 1895

 47 Kajsa Ekis Ekman

Kajsa Ekis Ekman
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 48 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

 49 Annette Kullenberg

Annette Kullenberg
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Famous As: Journalist, Author
Birthdate: January 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 28, 2021

 50 Herbert Tingsten

Herbert Tingsten
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Famous As: Political Sientist
Birthdate: March 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Järfälla Municipality, Sweden
Died: December 26, 1973