Kjell Espmark
Kjell Erik Espmark (born 19 February 1930 in Strömsund, Sweden), is a writer, literary historian, member of the Swedish Academy and Professor of the History of Literature at Stockholm University. He w...
Tor Andrae
Tor Julius Efraim Andræ ([ˌtuːr anˈdreː]; 9 July 1885, Vena – 24 February 1947, Linköping) was a Swedish scholar of comparative religion and bishop of Linköping from 1936.Coming from a clerical family...
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Elias Magnus Fries
Elias Magnus Fries (15 August 1794 – 8 February 1878) was a Swedish mycologist and botanist.
He was born at Femsjö (Hylte Municipality), Småland, the son of the pastor there. He acquired an extens...
Pär Lagerkvist
Pär Fabian Lagerkvist (23 May 1891 – 11 July 1974) was a Swedish author who received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1951.Lagerkvist wrote poems, plays, novels, stories, and essays of considerable ex...
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Fredrik August Dahlgren
Fredrik August Dahlgren (September 20, 1816 – February 16, 1895) was a Swedish writer, playwright and songwriter.Dahlgren was born in Nordmark parish in Värmland, son of Barthold Dahlgren, the manager...
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Johan Olof Wallin
Johan Olof Wallin, (15 October 1779 – 30 June 1839), was a Swedish minister, orator, poet and later Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala, Sweden between 1837-1839. He is most remembered today ...
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Anders Olsson
Anders Olsson (born 19 June 1949) is a Swedish writer, professor of literature at Stockholm University, literary critic and member of the Swedish Academy. Olsson has written some 15 books on poetry a...
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Bo Ralph
Bo Rune Ingemar Ralph (born 4 October 1945 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish linguist, member of the Swedish Academy, and professor of Nordic Languages at the Department of Swedish Language at Gothenburg Un...
Hjalmar Hammarskjöld
Knut Hjalmar Leonard Hammarskjöld (February 4, 1862 – October 12, 1953) was a Swedish politician, scholar, cabinet minister, Member of Parliament from 1923 to 1938 (first chamber), and Prime Minister ...
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Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna
Count Johan Gabriel Oxenstierna (19 July 1750 – 29 July 1818) is considered one of the foremost Swedish poets of the Gustavian period. A prominent courtier during the reign of King Gustav III of Swede...
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Sven Hedin
Sven Anders Hedin, KNO1kl RVO, (19 February 1865 – 26 November 1952) was a Swedish geographer, topographer, explorer, photographer, travel writer, and illustrator of his own works. During four expedi...
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Horace Engdahl
Horace Oscar Axel Engdahl (born 30 December 1948) is a Swedish literary historian and critic, and has been a member of the Swedish Academy since 1997. He was the permanent secretary of the Swedish Aca...
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Ivar Afzelius
Ivar Afzelius (15 October 1848, Uppsala – 30 October 1921) was a Swedish jurist and politician.Having studied law at the universities of Uppsala, Leipzig and Göttingen, he was appointed to teach proce...
Birgitta Trotzig
Birgitta Trotzig (11 September 1929 – 14 May 2011) was a Swedish writer who was elected to the Swedish Academy in 1993. She was one of Sweden's most celebrated authors, and wrote prose fiction and non...
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Ulf Linde
Ulf Harald Linde (15 April 1929 – 12 October 2013) was a Swedish art critic, writer, museum director and a member of the Swedish Academy.Born in Stockholm, he was elected to the Swedish Academy on 10 ...
Johannes Edfelt
Bo Johannes Edfelt (December 21, 1904 – August 27, 1997), was a Swedish writer, poet, translator and literary critic.A native of Tibro, Edfelt was elected to be a member of the Swedish Academy i...
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Anders Johan von Höpken
Count Anders Johan von Höpken (31 March 1712, Stockholm – 9 May 1789, Stockholm), Swedish statesman, was the son of Daniel Niklas von Höpken, one of Arvid Horn's most determined opponents and a ...
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Henning Hamilton
Count Henning Ludvig Hugo Hamilton, born 16 January 1814 in Stockholm, Sweden; deceased 15 January 1886 in Amélie-les-Bains, France; was a Swedish count, politician, government official and author. Hi...
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Hjalmar Gullberg
Hjalmar Gullberg (30 May 1898 – 19 July 1961) was a Swedish writer, poet and translator of Greek drama into Swedish.Gullberg was born in Malmö, Skåne. As a student at Lund University, he was th...
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Carl David af Wirsén
Carl David af Wirsén (December 9, 1842 - June 12, 1912) was a Swedish poet, literary critic and the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary 1884-1912.
Wirsén was born in Vallentuna, Uppland, to Karl...
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Frans Michael Franzén
Frans Michael Franzén (9 February 1772 – 14 August 1847) was a Swedish and Finnish poet.
Franzén was born in Oulu (Swedish: Uleåborg), Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, which at the time was an ...
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Erik Gustaf Geijer
Erik Gustaf Geijer (12 January 1783 – 23 April 1847) was a Swedish writer, historian, poet, philosopher, and composer. His writings served to promote Swedish National Romanticism. He also was an inf...
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Nils Christian Irgens
Nils Christian Irgens (10 October 1811 – 25 April 1878) was a Norwegian military officer and politician.He was born in Sogndal as the son of Lars Johannes Irgens, founding father of the Norwegian Cons...
Carl Gustaf von Brinkman
Karl Gustaf von Brinkman, born 25 February 1764 in Nacka, died 25 December 1847 in Stockholm, was a Swedish classicist poet, writer and diplomat. Member of the Swedish Academy 1828–1847, Seat No. 3, e...
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Sture Allén
Sture Allén (born 31 December 1928 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish retired professor of computational linguistics at the University of Gothenburg, who was the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy be...
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Per Wästberg
Per Erik Wästberg (born 20 November 1933 in Stockholm) is a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy since 1997.Wästberg was born in Stockholm, son of Erik Wästberg and his wife Greta née Hi...
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Henrik Reuterdahl
Henrik Reuterdahl (September 11, 1795 in Malmö – June 28, 1870 in Uppsala) was a Swedish Lutheran clergyman who servred as the Church of Sweden archbishop of Uppsala from 1856 to his death.Stemm...
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Carl von Rosenstein
Carl von Rosenstein (born Carl Aurivillius on 13 May 1766 in Uppsala; died 2 December 1836) was the Church of Sweden Archbishop of Uppsala from 1819 to 1836. Before that he served as Bishop of Linköpi...
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Gunnar Wennerberg
Gunnar Wennerberg (Lidköping 2 October 1817 – Läckö 24 August 1901) was a Swedish poet, composer and politician.
Wennerberg was the son of the vicar of the town of Lidköping in Västergötland...
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