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Sweden ranks 250th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Fukuoka, Guadalajara, and Kharkiv. 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, Per Brahe the Younger, and Björn Waldegård. 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, 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 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 900 and 1994, Sweden was the birth place of 38 globally memorable people, including Oleg of Novgorod, Haakon VI of Norway, and Nathan Söderblom. Additionaly, 7 globally memorable people have passed away in Sweden including Björn Ironside, Per Brahe the Younger, and Björn Waldegård.

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Most individuals born in present day Sweden were soccer players (16), politicians (5), noblemen (2), religious figures (2), and writers (2),  while most who died were politicians (3), soccer players (3), and racing drivers (1).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Sweden, including Tore Svensson, Prawitz Öberg, and Roy Andersson. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Sweden, including Gustav Wetterström, Tore Svensson, and Anders Rydberg.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 16 globally memorable people born in Sweden since 1700.