Find out more about the greatest Swedish Writers, including Henning Mankell, Britt Ekland, Astrid Lindgren, August Strindberg and Fredrik Eklund.
Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson

15 August 1954

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg

22 January 1849

Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer

15 April 1931

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal

31 January 1902

Britt EklandBritt Ekland

06 October 1942

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren

14 November 1907

Fredrik EklundFredrik Eklund

26 April 1977

Jenny BerggrenJenny Berggren

19 May 1972

Henning MankellHenning Mankell

03 February 1948

Mai ZetterlingMai Zetterling

24 May 1925

Selma LagerlöfSelma Lagerlöf

20 November 1858

Jöns Jacob BerzeliusJöns Jacob Berzelius

20 August 1779

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David LagercrantzDavid Lagercrantz

04 September 1962

Carl BildtCarl Bildt

15 July 1949

John Ajvide LindqvistJohn Ajvide Lindqvist

02 December 1968

Roy AnderssonRoy Andersson

31 March 1943

Ingrid von RosenIngrid von Rosen

17 January 1930

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs

10 December 1891

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Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke

25 July 1886

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe

31 October 1857

Jan GuillouJan Guillou

17 January 1944

Harry MartinsonHarry Martinson

06 May 1904

Leif G. W. PerssonLeif G. W. Persson

12 March 1945

Karin BoyeKarin Boye

26 October 1900

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Pär LagerkvistPär Lagerkvist

23 May 1891

Peter WeissPeter Weiss

08 November 1916

Erland JosephsonErland Josephson

15 June 1923

Lukas MoodyssonLukas Moodysson

17 January 1969

Evert TaubeEvert Taube

12 March 1890

Håkan NesserHåkan Nesser

21 February 1950

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Jan ArnaldJan Arnald

11 January 1963

Liza MarklundLiza Marklund

09 September 1962

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam

06 July 1859

Eyvind JohnsonEyvind Johnson

29 July 1900

Klas Pontus ArnoldsonKlas Pontus Arnoldson

27 October 1844

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt

20 July 1864

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Lennart HellsingLennart Hellsing

05 June 1919