Swedish History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 725

  • 1945-02-12 Maud Adams, Lulea Sweden, actress (Octopussy, Rollerball, Tattoo)
  • 1945-03-04 Tommy Svensson, Swedish football manager
  • 1945-03-10 Birgitta Sellén, Swedish politician
  • 1945-03-15 Jorgen Sundelin, Swedish yachtsmen (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1945-03-28 Count Björn Hamilton, Swedish politician, count and engineer, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1945-04-25 Björn Ulvaeus, Swedish songwriter, producer and singer (ABBA), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1945-05-04 Georg Wadenius, Swedish rocker (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1945-05-15 Lasse Berghagen, Swedish pop singer-songwriter (Teddybjörnen Fredriksson), born in Enskede, Sweden
  • 1945-06-23 Kjell Albin Abrahamson, Swedish journalist and writer
  • 1945-08-13 Lars Engqvist, Swedish politician (Minister of Health and Social Affairs), born in Sala, Sweden
  • 1945-09-13 Andres Küng, Swedish-Estonian politician and journalist, born in Ockelbo, Gävleborg County, Sweden (d. 2002)
  • 1945-11-15 Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Norwegian-born Swedish singer-songwriter (ABBA), born in Bjørkåsen, Norway
  • 1945-11-26 Björn von Sydow, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Solna, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1946-01-01 Carl B. Hamilton, Swedish economist and politician
  • 1946-04-30 Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden (1973- ), born in Haga Palace, Solna, Sweden
  • 1946-06-06 Lasse Hallström, Swedish writer and director (Once Around, My Life as a Dog, ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1946-08-15 Jean-Claude Arnault, French Swedish photographer involved in Nobel Prize scandal, born in Marseille, France
  • 1946-12-16 Benny Andersson, Swedish composer and musician (ABBA), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1947-01-13 Peter Sundelin, Swedish yachtsmen (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1947-01-27 Björn Afzelius, Swedish singer (d. 1999)
  • 1947-03-15 Tomas Pettersson, Swedish cyclist (Olympic silver 1968)
  • 1947-03-17 Jan Andersson, Swedish politician
  • 1947-04-15 Cristina Husmark Pehrsson, Swedish politician, born in Uddevalla, Sweden
  • 1947-04-20 Björn Skifs, Swedish singer (Blue Swede), born in Vansbro, Dalarna, Sweden
  • 1947-07-11 Bo Lundgren, Swedish politician
  • 1947-07-23 Torsten Palm, Swedish racing driver, born in Kristinehamn, Sweden
  • 1947-08-13 Margareta Winberg, Swedish politician (Minister of Gender Equality), born in Sjuntorp, Sweden
  • 1948-02-03 Henning Mankell, Swedish playwright and author (Wallander novels), born in Stockholm (d. 2015)
  • 1948-02-05 Sven-Göran Eriksson, Swedish football manager & player, born in Sunne, Sweden
  • 1948-05-13 Jeffrey Evans, Lord Mayor of London (2015-16), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1948-06-09 Gudrun Schyman, Swedish politician ( Feminist Initiative), born in Täby, Sweden
  • 1948-11-09 Henrik S. Järrel, Swedish politician, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1948-11-26 Claes Elfsberg, Swedish television presenter, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1949-02-21 Ronnie Hellström, Swedish footballer
  • 1949-05-05 Anna Bergman, Swedish actress (Agent 69), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1949-07-15 Carl Bildt, Swedish politician
  • 1950-01-12 Göran Lindblad, Swedish politician, born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1950-02-13 Ewa Aulin, Swedish actress (Candy, Fiorina La Vacca), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Person of interestAgnetha Fältskog

1950-04-05 Agnetha Fältskog [Anna Ulvaeus], Swedish singer (ABBA), born in Jönköping, Sweden

  • 1950-06-28 Mauricio Rojas, Chilean-Swedish politician and political economist, born in Santiago, Chile
  • 1950-09-17 Chris Heister [Gun Christina Heister], Swedish politician, born in Östhammar, Uppsala
  • 1950-09-24 Kristina Wayborn, Swedish actress ( Octopussy), born in Nybro, Sweden
  • 1951-05-12 Gunnar Larrson, Swedish 200m/400m swimmer (Olympic gold 1972)
  • 1951-06-13 Stellan Skarsgård, Swedish actor (Breaking the Waves), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1951-06-27 Ulf Andersson, Swedish International Chess Grandmaster (1972), born in Västerås, Sweden
  • 1951-08-02 Freddie Wadling, Swedish actor and musician (The Leather Nun, Fleshquartet), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2016)
  • 1951-08-02 Per Westerberg, Swedish politician (Speaker of the Riksdag), born in Nyköping, Sweden
  • 1951-09-04 Marita Ulvskog, Swedish politician, born in Luleå, Sweden
  • 1951-10-20 Leif Pagrotsky, Swedish politician
  • 1951-11-06 Peter Althin, Swedish politician and attorney, born in Lund, Skåne, Sweden
  • 1951-11-24 Gaby Landhage, Goteborg Sweden, model (Model of the Rear)
  • 1952-02-25 Inger Segelström, Swedish politician
  • 1952-04-15 Bengt Gingsjö, Swedish swimmer, born in Gothenburg, Västra Götaland
  • 1952-05-10 Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer
  • 1952-09-19 Gunnar Hökmark, Swedish politician (Member of the European Parliament), born in Ystad, Skåne County, Sweden
  • 1953-08-27 Peter Stormare, Swedish-born actor
  • 1953-12-14 Mikael Odenberg, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1954-07-05 Leni Björklund, Swedish politician (Minister for Defence, 2002-06), born in Örebro, Sweden

Person of interestStieg Larsson

1954-08-15 Stieg Larsson [Karl Stig-Erland Larsson], Swedish author (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), born in Skelleftehamn, Sweden (d. 2004)

  • 1954-11-20 Berit Andnor, Swedish politician
  • 1955-05-09 Anne-Sofie von Otter, Swedish mezzo-soprano
  • 1955-11-24 Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth, Swedish politician
  • 1956-01-20 Maria Larsson, Swedish politician, born in Långasjö, Sweden
  • 1956-02-18 Ted Gärdestad, Swedish singer, born in Sollentuna Municipality, Sweden (d. 1997)
  • 1956-03-18 Ingemar Stenmark, Swedish alpine skier (2 Olympic gold 1980), born in Joesjö, Sweden
  • 1956-03-22 Lena Olin, actress (Enemies A Love Story), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1956-03-27 Thomas Wassberg, Swedish cross country skier (4 Olympic gold 1980, 84, 88), born in Lennartsfors, Värmland, Sweden
  • 1956-04-07 Annika Billström, Swedish politician
  • 1956-04-20 Beatrice Ask, Swedish politician (Moderate Party), born in Sveg, Sweden

Person of interestBjörn Borg

1956-06-06 Björn Borg, Swedish tennis player (11-time Grand Slam winner), born in Stockholm, Sweden

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg
  • 1956-09-05 Roine Stolt, Swedish guitarist (The Flower Kings), born in Uppsala, Sweden
  • 1956-10-31 Anders Lago, Swedish Social Democratic politician, born in Jönköping, Sweden
  • 1956-11-25 Hélène Goudin, Swedish politician
  • 1957-01-25 Eskil Erlandsson, Swedish politician, born in Kronoberg County, Sweden
  • 1957-03-09 Mona Sahlin, Swedish politician, leader of Swedish Social Democratic Party, born in Sollefteå, Västernorrland County, Sweden
  • 1957-03-18 Christer Fuglesang, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1957-06-19 Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
  • 1957-08-26 Dr. Alban, Nigerian-Swedish singer
  • 1957-11-03 Dolph Lundgren, actor (Rocky IV, The Expendables 2), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1958-01-16 Lena Ek, Swedish politician, born in Mönsterås, Sweden
  • 1958-02-13 Pernilla August, Swedish actress, born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1958-03-25 Åsa Torstensson, Swedish politician
  • 1958-07-08 Andreas Carlgren, Swedish politician
  • 1959-01-12 Per Helmstad Gessle, Swedish singer (Roxette-Must Have Been Love), born in Halmstad, Sweden
  • 1959-01-27 Göran Hägglund, Swedish politician
  • 1960-01-05 Glenn Strömberg, Swedish footballer, born in Lundby, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1960-02-20 Kee Marcello [Kjell Hilding Löfbom], Swedish rock musician and singer (Europe-Final Countdown, Easy Action), born in Ludvika, Sweden
  • 1960-03-14 George Horvath, Swedish pentathlete (Olympic-1980)
  • 1960-06-24 Karin Pilsäter, Swedish politician
  • 1960-11-08 Michael Nyqvist, Swedish actor (Girl with A Dragon Tattoo), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1960-12-12 Jaap van Zweden, Dutch violinist and concert master, born in Amsterdam
  • 1961-07-13 Anders Jarryd, Lidkoping Sweden, tennis star
  • 1961-11-01 Louise Boije af Gennäs, Swedish writer and novelist (Stjärnor utan svindel)
  • 1962-01-12 Gunde Svan, Swedish cross country skier (4 Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Järna, Sweden
  • 1962-05-03 Anders Graneheim, Swedish bodybuilder, born in Timrå, Sweden
  • 1962-05-18 Nanne Grönvall, Swedish singer
  • 1962-05-30 Jan Gunnarsson, Swedish tennis star
  • 1962-11-11 Mic Michaeli, Swedish keyboardist
  • 1962-11-29 Andy LaRocque [Anders Allhage], Swedish musician and songwriter (King Diamond), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1963-02-10 Joakim Nystrom, Swedish tennis star, born in Skellefteå, Sweden

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Famous Deaths