Famous Authors from Sweden

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List of the most popular authors from Sweden, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Swedish authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Swedish writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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This list answers the questions, "Which famous authors are from Sweden?" and "Who are the best Swedish authors?"

For further information on these historic Swedish authors, click on their names. If you're a bookworm then use this list of celebrated Swedish authors to discover some new books that you will enjoy reading.
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    Arcana coelestia, An Account Of The Last Judgment And The Babylon ...

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    Miss Julie, The Father, The Red Room

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    A Project for the Theatre, Scenes from a marriage, Autumn Sonata

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    Ronia the Robber's Daughter, Karlsson-on-the-Roof, Cherry Time at Bullerby ...

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    Selma Lagerlöf is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    Thy Soul Shall Bear Witness!, Invisible Links, Jerusalem

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    Catherine de Medici: Renaissance Queen of France

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    Ingrid Bergman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    Ingrid Bergman, Late Nubian textiles

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    One Step Behind, Sidetracked, The White Lioness

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    Taslima Nasrin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    Lajjā, All About Women, Love poems of Taslima Nasreen

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    Dekanen: Ur Spencer C. Spencers Efterlamnade Papper, Quarterly Review of ...

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    A Conquest of Tibet, The wandering lake, Un pueblo en armas

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    Peter Weiss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    The Aesthetics of Resistance, Marat/Sade, Two plays: Song of the ...

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    Viveka... Viveca

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    The Visit of the Royal Physician, The magnetist's fifth winter, Lewi's ...

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    Ellen Key is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    The woman movement, The younger generation, The renaissance of motherhood ...

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    Jan Guillou is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    The Knight Templar, The Democratic Terrorist, The Road to Jerusalem

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    A story about Mr. Silberstein

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    The Marriage Feast, Barabbas, Kaos

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    The Settlers, Unto a Good Land, The Emigrants

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    Linda - As in the Linda Murder, He Who Kills the Dragon, Between Summer's ...

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    Sett i det strömmande vattnet och hört i den viskande vinden, The ...

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    Malmsteen Yngwie Book/CD, The Best of Yngwie Malmsteen, Yngwie Malmsteen - ...

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    The wild baby, Max Y El Coche/Sam's Car, L'auto de Tom

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    Vällustingarna, Lögnhalsarna, Oxgraven och andra statarnoveller

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    Blackwater, The Forest of Hours, A City of Light

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    Följ mej bakåt vägen^! Povels Livs-stycken del 1, ...

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    Jan Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    Bericht aus einem chinesischen Dorf, The silk road, I de svartare fanors ...

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    Britt Ekland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    True Britt, Sweet Life, Sensual beauty and how to achieve it

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    Bottle of Notes, A bottle of notes and some voyages, Claes Oldenburg

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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, ...

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    The Girl with the Golden Hair

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    Gunnar Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    An American Dilemma, The Essential Gunnar Myrdal, Crisis in the Population ...

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    En ond man

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    Så tar du ut din lön i choklad, Två nötcreme och en ...

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    Doktor Glas

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    Diwan on the Prince of Emgion, Selected poems, I do best alone at night ...

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    De dömdas ö, Le serpent, Vårt behov av tröst

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    Meer in Sicht. Geschichten von Wellen, Wind und weiten Stränden, Als ...

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    Kristina från Duvemåla

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    Mer än hennes mun, Friheten, Vädermannen

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    Maria Gripe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Sweden

    Abrigo Verde, El, --och de vita skuggorna i skogen

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    Ake and His World, Analisis del Lenguaje En El Siglo XX, La phonétique ...

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    The way of a serpent, In Praise of Truth, Till sanningens lov

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    Simon and the Oaks, According to Mary Magdalene, Inge and Mira

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    Peace journey

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    The Abominable Man, The Man on the Balcony, The Man Who Went Up in Smoke ...

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    Sjösalaboken, Jag kommer av ett brusand' hav, Calle Schewens vals

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    The Abominable Man, The Man on the Balcony, The Man Who Went Up in Smoke ...


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