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List of notable or famous astronomers from Sweden, with bios and photos, including the top astronomers born in Sweden and even some popular astronomers who immigrated to Sweden. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swedish astronomers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These astronomers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known astronomer from Sweden is included when available.

List ranges from Svante Arrhenius to Carl Charlier and more.

This historic astronomers from Sweden list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swedish astronomers of note?" and "Who are the most famous astronomers from Sweden?" These prominent astronomers of Sweden may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swedish astronomers.

Use this list of renowned Swedish astronomers to discover some new astronomers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (12 items)
Albert Victor Bäcklund is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Astronomers from Sweden
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Albert Victor Bäcklund was a Swedish mathematician and physicist. He was a professor at Lund University and its rector from 1907 to 1909. He was born in Malmöhus County, now Skåne County, in southern Sweden and became a student at the nearby University of Lund in 1861. In 1864 he started to work for ...more

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Age: Died at 77 (1845-1922)

Birthplace: Skåne County, Sweden

Profession: Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer

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Anders Celsius is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Astronomers from Sweden
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Anders Celsius was a Swedish astronomer, physicist and mathematician. He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744, but traveled from 1732 to 1735 visiting notable observatories in Germany, Italy and France. He founded the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory in 1741, and in ...more

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Age: Died at 43 (1701-1744)

Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

Profession: Astronomer

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Bertil Lindblad was a Swedish astronomer. After finishing his secondary education at Örebro högre allmänna läroverk, Lindblad matriculated at Uppsala University in 1914. He received his filosofie magister degree in 1917, his filosofie licentiat degree in 1918 and completed his doctorate and became a ...more

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Age: Died at 70 (1895-1965)

Birthplace: Örebro, Sweden

Profession: Astronomer

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Carl Charlier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Astronomers from Sweden
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Carl Vilhelm Ludwig Charlier was a Swedish astronomer. His parents were Emmerich Emanuel and Aurora Kristina Charlier. ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1862-1934)

Birthplace: Östersund, Sweden

Profession: Statistician, Astronomer

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