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Sweden

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Sweden ranks 10th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Russia, Spain, and Brazil. Memorable people born in present day Sweden include Carl Linnaeus, Alfred Nobel, and Ingmar Bergman. Memorable people who died in Sweden include René Descartes, Carl Linnaeus, and Ingmar Bergman. Sweden has been the birth place of many soccer players, and athletes and the death place of many politicians, and athletes.

Sweden, formally the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country located on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest Nordic country and the fifth-largest country in Europe. The capital and largest city is Stockholm. Sweden has a population of 10.5 million, and a low population density of 25.5 inhabitants per square kilometre (66/sq mi), with around 87% of Swedes residing in urban areas, which cover 1.5% of the entire land area, in the central and southern half of the country. It borders Norway to the west and north, and Finland to the east. With the country ranging from 55°N to 69°N, the climate of Sweden is diverse due to the length of the country. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 0 and 2016, present day Sweden was the birth place of 1,966 globally memorable people, including Carl Linnaeus, Alfred Nobel, and Ingmar Bergman. Additionaly, 786 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Sweden including René Descartes, Carl Linnaeus, and Ingmar Bergman.

People Born in Present Day Sweden

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People Deceased in Present Day Sweden

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Sweden were soccer players (407), athletes (236), politicians (193), singers (125), and actors (115),  while most who died were politicians (118), athletes (106), writers (82), soccer players (77), and actors (36).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Sweden, including Zlatan Ibrahimović, Kurt Hamrin, and Bo Larsson. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Sweden, including Gunnar Nordahl, Zlatan Ibrahimović, and Kurt Hamrin.

Places

Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Sweden since 1700.