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Sweden ranks 215th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Oxford, Córdoba, Spain, and Egypt. Memorable people born in Sweden include Oleg of Novgorod, Haakon VI of Norway, and Nathan Söderblom. Memorable people who died in Sweden include Björn Ironside, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, and Per Brahe the Younger. Sweden has been the birth place of many soccer players, and politicians and the death place of many politicians, and soccer players. Sweden is located in Sweden.

Sweden, formally the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country located on the Scandinavian Peninsula 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. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 832 and 1997, Sweden was the birth place of 59 globally memorable people, including Oleg of Novgorod, Haakon VI of Norway, and Nathan Söderblom. Additionaly, 9 globally memorable people have passed away in Sweden including Björn Ironside, Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp, and Per Brahe the Younger.

People Born in Sweden

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People Deceased in Sweden

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Sweden were soccer players (27), politicians (7), athletes (5), noblemen (3), and religious figures (3),  while most who died were politicians (3), soccer players (2), companions (1), noblemen (1), and athletes (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Sweden, including Kalle Svensson, Kurt Axelsson, and Tore Svensson. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Sweden, including Kalle Svensson, Knut Kroon, and Gösta Dunker.

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Overlapping Lives

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