Find out more about the greatest Swedish Writers, including Henning Mankell, Britt Ekland, Astrid Lindgren, August Strindberg and Fredrik Eklund.
Paulina PorizkovaPaulina Porizkova
09 April 1965
Model
Stieg LarssonStieg Larsson
15 August 1954
Swedish Journalist & Writer

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
14 November 1907
Writer

August StrindbergAugust Strindberg
22 January 1849
Novelist

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
31 January 1902
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Tomas TranstromerTomas Tranströmer
15 April 1931
Poet
Svante ThunbergSvante Thunberg
10 June 1969
Actor

Britt EklandBritt Ekland
06 October 1942
Actor, Writer, Autobiographer, Television

Mai ZetterlingMai Zetterling
24 May 1925
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer,
Sven WollterSven Wollter
11 January 1934
Actor

Fredrik EklundFredrik Eklund
26 April 1977
Adult Film Star, Actor, Entrepreneur, Novelist
Jenny BerggrenJenny Berggren
19 May 1972
Singer, Songwriter, Composer, Poet

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

Henning MankellHenning Mankell
03 February 1948
Writer, Playwright, Children's writer, Crime

Selma LagerlöfSelma Lagerlöf
20 November 1858
Writer

David LagercrantzDavid Lagercrantz
04 September 1962
Writer, Journalist, Biographer
Jöns Jacob BerzeliusJöns Jacob Berzelius
20 August 1779
Chemist, Non-fiction writer, University teacher

Camilla LackbergCamilla Lackberg
30 August 1974
Writer

Carl BildtCarl Bildt
15 July 1949
Politician, Diplomat, Writer, Blogger, Television

Ingrid von RosenIngrid von Rosen
17 January 1930
Diarist
John Ajvide LindqvistJohn Ajvide Lindqvist
02 December 1968
Writer, Screenwriter

Bror von Blixen-FineckeBror von Blixen-Finecke
25 July 1886
Writer, Military personnel
Jan GuillouJan Guillou
17 January 1944
Writer, Journalist, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Nelly SachsNelly Sachs
10 December 1891
Poet, Playwright, Writer

Erland JosephsonErland Josephson
15 June 1923
Film director, Writer, Screenwriter, Stage actor,
Lukas MoodyssonLukas Moodysson
17 January 1969
Film director, Poet, Writer, Screenwriter,

Signe HassoSigne Hasso
15 August 1915
Actress
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,
Harry MartinsonHarry Martinson
06 May 1904
Writer, Poet, Novelist, Science fiction writer

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Pär LagerkvistPär Lagerkvist
23 May 1891
Writer, Poet, Playwright, Essayist, Screenwriter
Peter WeissPeter Weiss
08 November 1916
Playwright, Writer, Painter, Director, Film

Evert TaubeEvert Taube
12 March 1890
Singer, Composer, Musician, Writer, Poet,

Ellen KeyEllen Key
11 December 1849
Writer

Vilhelm MobergVilhelm Moberg
20 August 1898
Journalist
Jan ArnaldJan Arnald
11 January 1963
Writer, Journalist
Stig DagermanStig Dagerman
05 October 1923
Journalist

Per-Olov EnquistPer-Olov Enquist
23 September 1934
Swedish writer

Olaus MagnusOlaus Magnus
30 September 1490
Writer

Maj Sjöwall and Per WahlööMaj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö
05 August 1926
Journalists
Ludvig NordströmLudvig Nordström
25 February 1882
Author

Liza MarklundLiza Marklund
09 September 1962
Writer, Journalist

Vilgot SjömanVilgot Sjöman
02 December 1924
Writer

Viktor RydbergViktor Rydberg
18 December 1828
Writer

Erik Axel KarlfeldtErik Axel Karlfeldt
20 July 1864
Swedish poet
Hjalmar SöderbergHjalmar Söderberg
02 July 1869
Novelist

Eyvind JohnsonEyvind Johnson
29 July 1900
Novelist
Fredrika BremerFredrika Bremer
17 August 1801
Writer

Verner von HeidenstamVerner von Heidenstam
06 July 1859
Swedish poet

Per Brahe the YoungerPer Brahe the Younger
18 February 1602
Soldier
Frans G. BengtssonFrans G. Bengtsson
04 October 1894
Author

Eva DahlbeckEva Dahlbeck
08 March 1920
Actress
Esaias TegnérEsaias Tegnér
13 November 1782
Poet

Olaus PetriOlaus Petri
06 January 1493
Clergyman

Dan AnderssonDan Andersson
06 April 1888
Author

Moa MartinsonMoa Martinson
02 November 1890
Author

Gustaf FrödingGustaf Fröding
22 August 1860
Poet
Carl Jonas Love AlmqvistCarl Jonas Love Almqvist
28 November 1793
Author

Kajsa Ekis EkmanKajsa Ekis Ekman
1980 AD
Journalist

Victoria BenedictssonVictoria Benedictsson
06 March 1850
Author

Gunnar EkelöfGunnar Ekelöf
15 September 1907
Poet
Erik Gustaf GeijerErik Gustaf Geijer
12 January 1783
Writer

Lars WivalliusLars Wivallius
1605 AD
Poet
Artur LundkvistArtur Lundkvist
03 March 1906
Writer

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

Hjalmar BergmanHjalmar Bergman
19 September 1883
Author
Sara LidmanSara Lidman
30 December 1923
Writer

Göran TunströmGöran Tunström
14 May 1937
Author
Olof von DalinOlof von Dalin
29 August 1708
Poet

Lennart HellsingLennart Hellsing
05 June 1919
Linguist, Poet, Writer, Translator, Children's

Hedvig Charlotta NordenflychtHedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht
28 November 1718
Poet
Ivar Lo-JohanssonIvar Lo-Johansson
23 February 1901
Writer

Georg StiernhielmGeorg Stiernhielm
07 August 1598
Civil servant
Anna Maria LenngrenAnna Maria Lenngren
18 June 1754
Poet

Frans Mikael FranzénFrans Mikael Franzén
09 February 1772
Poet

Erik Johan StagneliusErik Johan Stagnelius
14 October 1793
Poet

LucidorLucidor
06 October 1638
Poet
Gustaf Philip CreutzGustaf Philip Creutz
01 May 1731
Statesman
Bo BergmanBo Bergman
06 October 1869
Writer

Johan Henric KellgrenJohan Henric Kellgren
01 December 1751
Poet

Michael MeschkeMichael Meschke
14 July 1931
puppeteer

Herbert TingstenHerbert Tingsten
17 March 1896
Political Sientist
Birgitta TrotzigBirgitta Trotzig
11 September 1929
Writer

Thomas ThorildThomas Thorild
18 April 1759
Poet

Per Daniel Amadeus AtterbomPer Daniel Amadeus Atterbom
19 January 1790
Poet

Per Olof SundmanPer Olof Sundman
04 September 1922
Novelist

Werner AspenströmWerner Aspenström
13 November 1918
Poet
Birger SjöbergBirger Sjöberg
06 December 1885
Poet

Georg AdlersparreGeorg Adlersparre
28 March 1760
Politician
Ola HanssonOla Hansson
12 November 1860
Poet

Lars GyllenstenLars Gyllensten
12 November 1921
Author
Lars AhlinLars Ahlin
04 April 1915
Author
Erik LindegrenErik Lindegren
05 August 1910
Author