Uppsala University

Discover the notable alumni of Uppsala University. The list includes people like Anna Eberstein, Gustaf V of Sweden, Emmanuel Swedenborg, Hans Rosling & Louise of Sweden. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, intellectuals & academics, scientists, writers and leaders etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hammarskjöld
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-61)
Birthdate: July 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Died: September 18, 1961

 2 Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden

Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Swedish throne
Birthdate: July 14, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 August Strindberg

August Strindberg
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Father of Modern Swedish Literature and Author of 'The Red Room'
Birthdate: January 22, 1849
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 14, 1912

 4 Swedenborg

Swedenborg
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Famous As: Theologian, Philosopher, Scientist
Birthdate: January 29, 1688
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 29, 1772

 5 Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
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Famous As: Monarch of Sweden (Since 1973)
Birthdate: April 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden

 6 Oscar II of Sweden

Oscar II of Sweden
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Famous As: King of Sweden (1872-1907)
Birthdate: January 21, 1829
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stadsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: December 8, 1907

 7 Charles X Gustav of Sweden

Charles X Gustav of Sweden
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 8, 1622
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nyköping Castle, Sweden
Died: February 13, 1660
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 8 Louise of Sweden

Louise of Sweden
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Famous As: Queen of Denmark
Birthdate: October 31, 1851
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 20, 1926

 9 Anna Lindh

Anna Lindh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Enskede Parish, Sweden
Died: September 11, 2003

 10 Sven Hedin

Sven Hedin
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Famous As: Geographer
Birthdate: February 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 26, 1952

 11 Charles XV of Sweden

Charles XV of Sweden
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: May 3, 1826
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 18, 1872

 12 Sigvard Bernadotte

Sigvard Bernadotte
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Count of Wisborg
Birthdate: June 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 4, 2002

 13 Gustaf de Laval

Gustaf de Laval
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 9, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Blasenborg, Sweden
Died: February 2, 1913

 14 Axel Munthe

Axel Munthe
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Medical Doctor
Birthdate: October 31, 1857
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oskarshamn, Sweden
Died: February 11, 1949

 15 Håkan Nesser

Håkan Nesser
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 21, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kumla, Sweden

 16 Sara Danius

Sara Danius
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Famous As: Literary Critic
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Täby, Sweden
Died: October 12, 2019

 17 Alva Myrdal

Alva Myrdal
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Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: January 31, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: February 1, 1986

 18 Svante Pääbo

Svante Pääbo
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: As one of the founder of paleogenetics, he has worked extensively on the neanderthal genome
Birthdate: April 20, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 19 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

 20 Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden

Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
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Famous As: Monarch of Sweden (1950-73)
Birthdate: November 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: September 15, 1973

 21 Asa Larsson

Asa Larsson
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

 22 Pär Lagerkvist

Pär Lagerkvist
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 23, 1891
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Växjö, Sweden
Died: July 11, 1974

 23 Gustaf V of Sweden

Gustaf V of Sweden
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: June 16, 1858
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Drottningholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: October 29, 1950
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 24 Nyamko Sabuni

Nyamko Sabuni
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bujumbura, Burundi

 25 Georg Brandt

Georg Brandt
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: June 26, 1694
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Died: April 29, 1768

 26 Hjalmar Branting

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

 27 Carl Michael Bellman

Carl Michael Bellman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: February 4, 1740
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: February 11, 1795

 28 Karin Boye

Karin Boye
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist best known for the dystopian science fiction novel Kallocain (1940)
Birthdate: October 26, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Died: April 24, 1941

 29 Carl Peter Thunberg

Carl Peter Thunberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: November 11, 1743
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Died: August 8, 1828

 30 Per-Olov Enquist

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

 31 Rudolf Kjellén

Rudolf Kjellén
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Famous As: Political Scientist
Birthdate: June 13, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Torsö, Sweden
Died: November 14, 1922

 32 Prince Eugen, Duke of Narke

Prince Eugen, Duke of Narke
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 1, 1865
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Drottningholm Palace, Sweden
Died: August 17, 1947

 33 Wilhelm Stenhammar

Wilhelm Stenhammar
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Conductor
Birthdate: February 7, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 20, 1927

 34 Johan Gadolin

Johan Gadolin
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Former chemist, physicist and mineralogist who discovered a "new earth" containing the first rare-earth compound yttrium
Birthdate: June 5, 1760
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
Died: August 15, 1852

 35 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

 36 Ebba Busch

Ebba Busch
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Leader of the Christian Democrats
Birthdate: February 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

 37 Gösta Mittag-Leffler

Gösta Mittag-Leffler
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 16, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: July 7, 1927

 38 Helge von Koch

Helge von Koch
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: January 25, 1870
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: March 11, 1924

 39 Theodor Svedberg

Theodor Svedberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: August 30, 1884
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valbo, Sweden
Died: February 25, 1971

 40 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

 41 Hugo Alfvén

Hugo Alfvén
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: May 1, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: May 8, 1960

 42 Lennart Carleson

Lennart Carleson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 43 Marcus Wallenberg Jr.

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

 44 Eli Filip Heckscher

Eli Filip Heckscher
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: November 24, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: December 23, 1952

 45 Magnus Gabriel, count de la Gardie

Magnus Gabriel, count de la Gardie
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Swedish statesman
Birthdate: October 15, 1622
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tallinn, Estonia
Died: April 26, 1686

 46 Anna Tibaijuka

Anna Tibaijuka
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kagabiro, Tanganyika

 47 Lars Wivallius

Lars Wivallius
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: 1605 AD
Birthplace: Örebro, Sweden
Died: April 6, 1669

 48 Gustav Cassel

Gustav Cassel
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: October 20, 1866
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 14, 1945

 49 Carl Erik Mannerheim

Carl Erik Mannerheim
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman and member of the Senate of Finland
Birthdate: December 14, 1759
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Säter, Sweden
Died: January 15, 1837

 50 Johan Gunnar Andersson

Johan Gunnar Andersson
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Famous As: Archaeologist
Birthdate: July 3, 1874
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Närke, Sweden
Died: October 29, 1960