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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 Tycho Brahe. Memorable people who died in Sweden include René Descartes, Carl Linnaeus, and Anders Celsius. 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. The capital and largest city is Stockholm. Sweden has a total population of 10.4 million; and a low population density of 25 inhabitants per square kilometre (65/sq mi). 87% of Swedes live in urban areas, which cover 1.5% of the entire land area. The highest concentration is in the central and southern half of the country. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 400 and 2017, present day Sweden was the birth place of 1,296 globally memorable people, including Carl Linnaeus, Alfred Nobel, and Tycho Brahe. Additionaly, 513 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Sweden including René Descartes, Carl Linnaeus, and Anders Celsius.

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Most individuals born in present day Sweden were soccer players (264), politicians (163), singers (103), writers (89), and actors (83),  while most who died were politicians (106), writers (65), soccer players (42), athletes (35), and actors (24).

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 Nils Liedholm. 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 Nils Liedholm.

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