Find out more about the greatest Swedish Writers, including Henning Mankell, Britt Ekland, Astrid Lindgren, August Strindberg and Fredrik Eklund.
Svante ThunbergSvante Thunberg
10 June 1969
Actor
Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson
15 August 1954
Swedish Journalist & Writer

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
14 November 1907
Writer

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
22 January 1849
Novelist

Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer
15 April 1931
Poet

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Britt EklandBritt Ekland
06 October 1942
Actor, Writer, Autobiographer, Television

Fredrik EklundFredrik Eklund
26 April 1977
Adult Film Star, Actor, Entrepreneur, Novelist

Jenny BerggrenJenny Berggren
19 May 1972
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Poet
Henning MankellHenning Mankell
03 February 1948
Writer, Playwright, Children's writer, Crime

Jöns Jacob BerzeliusJöns Jacob Berzelius
20 August 1779
Chemist, Non-fiction writer, University teacher
Selma LagerlöfSelma Lagerlöf
20 November 1858
Writer

Roy AnderssonRoy Andersson
31 March 1943
Film director, Screenwriter, Film editor, Writer,

David LagercrantzDavid Lagercrantz
04 September 1962
Writer, Journalist, Biographer

Mai ZetterlingMai Zetterling
24 May 1925
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer,

Carl BildtCarl Bildt
15 July 1949
Politician, Diplomat, Writer, Blogger, Television
Jan GuillouJan Guillou
17 January 1944
Writer, Journalist, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Ingrid von RosenIngrid von Rosen
17 January 1930
Diarist

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
10 December 1891
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
25 July 1886
Writer, Military personnel
John Ajvide LindqvistJohn Ajvide Lindqvist
02 December 1968
Writer, Screenwriter

Axel MuntheAxel Munthe
31 October 1857
Writer, Psychiatrist, Physician, Screenwriter
Erland JosephsonErland Josephson
15 June 1923
Film director, Writer, Screenwriter, Stage actor,

Pär LagerkvistPär Lagerkvist
23 May 1891
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Essayist, Screenwriter

Peter WeissPeter Weiss
08 November 1916
Playwright, Writer, Painter, Director, Film
Lukas MoodyssonLukas Moodysson
17 January 1969
Film director, Poet, Writer, Screenwriter,

Harry MartinsonHarry Martinson
06 May 1904
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer
Olaus MagnusOlaus Magnus
30 September 1490
Writer

Håkan NesserHåkan Nesser
21 February 1950
Writer, Screenwriter

Leif G. W. PerssonLeif G. W. Persson
12 March 1945
Criminologist, Writer
Karin BoyeKarin Boye
26 October 1900
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Literary critic,

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Evert TaubeEvert Taube
12 March 1890
Singer, Composer, Musician, Writer, Poet,
Ellen KeyEllen Key
11 December 1849
Writer

Jan ArnaldJan Arnald
11 January 1963
Writer, Journalist

Signe HassoSigne Hasso
15 August 1915
Actress

Viktor RydbergViktor Rydberg
18 December 1828
Writer
Vilhelm MobergVilhelm Moberg
20 August 1898
Journalist
Liza MarklundLiza Marklund
09 September 1962
Writer, Journalist

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
06 July 1859
Swedish poet

Stig DagermanStig Dagerman
05 October 1923
Journalist

Eyvind JohnsonEyvind Johnson
29 July 1900
Novelist
Olaus PetriOlaus Petri
06 January 1493
Clergyman

Klas Pontus ArnoldsonKlas Pontus Arnoldson
27 October 1844
Politician, Journalist, Writer, Non-fiction writer

Vilgot SjömanVilgot Sjöman
02 December 1924
Writer

Gustaf FrödingGustaf Fröding
22 August 1860
Poet

Eva DahlbeckEva Dahlbeck
08 March 1920
Actress
Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
20 July 1864
Swedish poet

Kajsa Ekis EkmanKajsa Ekis Ekman
1980 AD
Journalist
Lennart HellsingLennart Hellsing
05 June 1919
Linguist, Poet, Writer, Translator, Children's

Camilla LackbergCamilla Lackberg
30 August 1974
Writer

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööMaj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö
05 August 1926
Journalists
Per-Olov EnquistPer-Olov Enquist
23 September 1934
Swedish writer