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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 Astrid Lindgren. Memorable people who died in Sweden include René Descartes, Carl Linnaeus, and Astrid Lindgren. Sweden has been the birth place of many soccer players and politicians and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north, Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. The capital city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.3 million of which 2.6 million have a foreign background. Persons with foreign backgrounds are defined as persons who are foreign born, or born in Sweden with foreign born parents. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi) and the highest urban concentration is in the central and southern half of the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2018, present day Sweden was the birth place of 937 globally memorable people, including Carl Linnaeus, Alfred Nobel, and Astrid Lindgren. Additionaly, 380 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Sweden including René Descartes, Carl Linnaeus, and Astrid Lindgren.

People Born in Present Day Sweden

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People Deceased in Present Day Sweden

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Most individuals born in present day Sweden were soccer players (178), politicians (146), singers (87), writers (63), and actors (58),  while most who died were politicians (95), writers (47), soccer players (20), biologists (18), and chemists (17).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Sweden, including Gunnar Nordahl, Zlatan Ibrahimović, and Gunnar Gren. 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 Gunnar Gren.

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