Alf Svensson Alf Robert Olof Svensson is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament from 2009.
Alfred Nobel Alfred Bernhard Nobel (21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.
Alice Babs Alice Babs (born Hildur Alice Nilson; 26 January 1924 – 11 February 2014) was a singer and actress from Kalmar, Sweden.
Andreas Rudman Andreas Rudman (November 3, 1668 – September 17, 1708) was a pioneer Swedish-American Lutheran minister.
Ann-Margret Ann-Margret Olsson (born April 28, 1941) is a Swedish-American actress, singer, and dancer whose professional name is Ann-Margret.
Astrid of Sweden Astrid Sofia Lovisa Thyra of Sweden (17 November 1905 – 29 August 1935) was Queen of the Belgians as the wife of King Leopold III. Her grandson, Philippe is the current King of the Belgians.
Bertil Gärtner Bertil Edgar Gärtner (13 December 1924 – 20 September 2009) was a Swedish Lutheran bishop of Gothenburg (1970–1991), and professor of New Testament's exegesis at Princeton Theological Seminary, ...
Birgit Nilsson Birgit Nilsson (17 May 1918 – 25 December 2005) was a celebrated Swedish dramatic soprano who specialized in operatic and symphonic works.
Bo Giertz Bo Giertz (b. 31 August 1905 on Öland, d. 12 July 1998 in Djursholm) was a thrice-widowed Lutheran theologian, novelist and bishop of the Gothenburg Lutheran Diocese from 1949 to 1970.
Carl Linnaeus Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von Linné, was a Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist, who la...
Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus born 30 April 1946) is the reigning King of Sweden.
Charles XIV John of Sweden Charles XIV & III John, also Carl John, Swedish and Norwegian: Carl Johan (26 January 1763 – 8 March 1844) was King of Sweden (as Charles XIV John) and King of Norway (as Charles...
Charles XV of Sweden Charles XV & IV also Carl (Carl Ludvig Eugen); Swedish and Norwegian: Karl (3 May 1826 – 18 September 1872) was King of Sweden (Charles XV) and Norway (Charles IV) from 185...
Dag Hammarskjöld Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, economist, and author.
Dolph Lundgren Dolph Lundgren (born Hans Lundgren; 3 November 1957) is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist.
Eric A. Hegg Eric A. Hegg was a Swedish-American photographer famous for his portrayals of the life and people in Skagway, Bennett and Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush 1897–1901.
Eric Norelius Eric Norelius (26 October 1833 – 15 March 1916) was a Swedish-American Lutheran minister, church leader and author.
Folke Bernadotte Folke Bernadotte, Count of Wisborg (Greve af Wisborg; 2 January 1895 – 17 September 1948) was a Swedish diplomat and nobleman noted for his negotiation of the release of about 31,000 prison...
Greta Garbo Greta Garbo (18 September 1905 – 15 April 1990), born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson gre:ta lʊvi:sa Was a Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and ...
Gunnar Rosendal Gunnar Rosendal was a Swedish Lutheran priest, Doctor of Theology, and parish priest of Osby.
Gustaf V of Sweden Gustaf V (Oscar Gustaf Adolf 16 June 1858 – 29 October 1950) was King of Sweden from 1907.
Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden Gustaf VI Adolf (Oscar Fredrik Wilhelm Olaf Gustaf Adolf, 11 November 1882 – 15 September 1973) was King of Sweden from 29 October 1950 until his death.
Göran Persson Hans Göran Persson (born 20 January 1949) served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1996 to 2006 and was leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1996 to 2007.
Helle Klein Helle Louise Klein (born July 9, 1966) is a Swedish journalist and political commentator.
Henric Schartau Henric Schartau was a Swedish Lutheran pietistic clergyman.
Hjalmar Branting Karl Hjalmar Branting (23 November 186024 February 1925) was a Swedish politician.
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 Min...
Ingrid Bergman Ingrid Bergman (29 August 191529 August 1982) was a Swedish actress who starred in a variety of European and American films.
Ingrid of Sweden Ingrid Victoria Sofia Louise Margareta of Sweden (28 March 1910 – 7 November 2000) was Queen of Denmark from 1947 until 1972 as the wife of King Frederick IX. Her daughters are Queen Margrethe I...
Ingvar Carlsson Gösta Ingvar Carlsson (born 9 November 1934) is a Swedish politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Sweden, first from 1986 to 1991 and again from 1994 to 1996.
Israel Acrelius Israel Acrelius (December 4, 1714 – April 25, 1800) was a noted Swedish Lutheran missionary and clergyman.
J. Hugo Aronson John Hugo Aronson (September 1, 1891 – February 25, 1978) was an American politician from the Republican Party and the 14th Governor of the State of Montana.
Jenny Lind Johanna Maria Lind (6 October 18202 November 1887), better known as Jenny Lind, was a Swedish opera singer, often known as the "Swedish Nightingale".
Johannes Palmberg Johannes Palmberg (c.1640–1691) was a Swedish botanist, physician, and priest who in 1684 published the early Swedish textbook in botany, ’’Serta Florea Svecana’’ or ’’Swenske Örtekrantz’’...
Jonas Swensson Jonas Swensson (August 16, 1828 - December 20, 1873) was a noted minister of the Lutheran Church and president of the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Krister Stendahl Krister Stendahl (21 April 1921 – 15 April 2008) was a Swedish theologian and New Testament scholar, and Church of Sweden Bishop of Stockholm.
Lars Levi Læstadius Lars Levi Laestadius (10 January 1800 – 21 February 1861) was a Swedish-Sami Lutheran revivalist minister, botanist, and author.
Lars Paul Esbjörn Lars Paul Esbjörn (October 16, 1808 – July 2, 1870) was a Swedish-American Lutheran clergyman, academic and church leader.
Laurentius Andreae Laurentius Andreae (c. 1470 – 14 April 1552) was a Swedish clergyman and scholar who is acknowledged as one of his country's preeminent intellectual figures during the first half of the 16...
Laurentius Carels Laurentius Carels (1624–1688) was one of the first settlers of Delaware County, Pennsylvania and one of the first Swedish Lutheran clergyman in New Sweden.
Laurentius Petri Laurentius Petri Nericius (1499 – 27 October 1573) was a Swedish clergyman and the first Evangelical Lutheran Archbishop of Sweden.
Lina Sandell Lina Sandell (full name: Karolina Wilhelmina Sandell-Berg) (1832 – 1903) was a Swedish author of Gospel hymns.
Lise Meitner Lise Meitner, ForMemRS (7 November 1878 – 27 October 1968) was an Austrian, later Swedish, physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics.
Lovisa Augusti Lovisa Sofia Augusti, (born Ester Salomon; 1756 – 25 June) was a Swedish opera singer.
Mary von Rosen Mary von Rosen (née Mary Fock) (1886 -1967) was born in Sweden.
Mattias Tedenby Mattias Tedenby (born February 21, 1990) is a Swedish professional ice hockey player with the New Jersey Devils in the NHL.
Nils Hasselmo Nils Hasselmo was the thirteenth president of the University of Minnesota, serving from 1988 to 1997.
Olaus Petri Olof Persson (sometimes Petersson; born January 6, 1493 in Örebro, died April 19, 1552 in Stockholm), better known under the Latin form of his name, Olaus Petri (or less commonly, ...
Olof Palme Sven Olof Joachim Palme (30 January 1927 – 28 February 1986) was a Swedish Social Democratic politician, statesman and prime minister.
Olof Persson Stille Olof Persson Stille was a pioneer settler in the Swedish colony of New Sweden.
Oscar Ahnfelt Oscar Ahnfelt (1813–1882) was a Swedish singer, composer and music publisher.
Oscar I of Sweden Oscar I (born Joseph François Oscar Bernadotte; 4 July 1799 – 8 July 1859) was King of Sweden and Norway from 1844 to his death.
Oscar II of Sweden Oscar II (21 January 1829 – 8 December 1907), baptised Oscar Fredrik, was King of Sweden from 1872 until his death and King of Norway from 1872 until 1905.
Per Albin Hansson Per Albin Hansson (28 October 1885 – 6 October 1946), was a Swedish politician, chairman of the Social Democrats from 1925 and two-time Prime Minister in four governments between 1932 and 1946, ...
Prince August, Duke of Dalarna Prince Nikolaus August, Duke of Dalarna (24 August 1831 – 4 March 1873) was the youngest of the five children of King Oscar I of Sweden and Josephine of Leuchtenberg.
Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland Prince Bertil of Sweden (Bertil Gustaf Oskar Carl Eugén, 28 February 1912 – 5 January 1997), Duke of Halland, was the third son of King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden and his first wife, Pr...
Prince Carl Bernadotte Carl Gustaf Oscar Fredrik Christian, Prince Bernadotte (Stockholm, 10 January 1911 – Málaga, 27 June 2003), originally Prince Carl, Duke of Östergötland, was the youngest child and only so...
Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland Prince Carl Philip, Duke of Värmland (Carl Philip Edmund Bertil; born 13 May 1979), is the only son and the second of three children of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden.
Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland Prince Carl of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Västergötland (Stockholm, 27 February 1861 – Stockholm, 24 October 1951), was the third son of King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway and Sophia of Nassau.
Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland Prince Erik of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Västmanland (Erik Gustav Ludvig Albert) (Stockholm, 20 April 1889 – Drottningholm, 20 September 1918), was a Swedish prince and Duke of Västmanland.
Prince Eugen, Duke of Närke Prince Eugen Napoleon Nicolaus of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Närke (1 August 1865 – 17 August 1947) was a Swedish painter, art collector and patron of artists.
Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten Prince Gustaf Adolf Oscar Fredrik Arthur Edmund, Duke of Västerbotten (22 April 1906, in Stockholm – 26 January 1947, in Kastrup Airfield, Copenhagen) was the eldest son of Crown Prince Gu...
Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland Prince Frans Gustaf Oscar of Sweden and Norway, Duke of Uppland (18 June 1827, Haga Palace, Solna – 24 September 1852, Kristiania, Norway) was the second son of Oscar I of Sweden and Josep...
Princess Birgitta of Sweden Princess Birgitta of Sweden and Hohenzollern (Birgitta Ingeborg Alice, born 19 January 1937) is a sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson, (Christina Louise Helena, born 3 August 1943) is the youngest of four older sisters of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Princess Eugenie of Sweden Princess Eugenie of Sweden and Norway (Charlotta Eugenia Augusta Amalia Albertina) (Stockholm Palace, 24 April 1830 – 23 April 1889 in Stockholm) was a member of the Royal House of Bernado...
Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler Princess Margaretha, Mrs. Ambler (Margaretha Désirée Victoria) (born 31 October 1934), is a Swedish princess, the eldest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and a first cousin of Queen Mar...
Queen Silvia of Sweden Queen Silvia of Sweden (née Silvia Renate Sommerlath; born 23 December 1943 in Heidelberg) is the spouse of King Carl XVI Gustaf and mother of the heir apparent to the throne, Crown Prince...
Reorus Torkillus Reorus Torkillus (1608–1643) was the first Lutheran clergyman to settle in what would become the United States.
Selma Lagerlöf Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (20 November 1858 – 16 March 1940) was a Swedish author.
Sven Nykvist Sven Vilhem Nykvist (3 December 1922 – 20 September 2006) was a Swedish cinematographer.
Tage Erlander Tage Fritiof Erlander (13 June 1901 – 21 June 1985) was a Swedish politician who served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1946 to 1969.
Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Västergötland (Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée; born 14 July 1977), is the heiress apparent to the Swedish throne.
Yngve Kalin Yngve Kalin (born May 2, 1950 in Växjö, Sweden), a Swedish priest in Hyssna and one of the leaders of the traditionalist movement in the Church of Sweden.