sweden Famous Mathematicians from Sweden

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

People on this list include Harald Cramér and Björn Engquist.

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

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Albert Victor Bäcklund is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mathematicians 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 Lindstedt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Sweden
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Anders Lindstedt


Anders Lindstedt was a Swedish mathematician, astronomer, and actuarial scientist, known for the Lindstedt-Poincaré method. ...more

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Age: Died at 85 (1854-1939)

Birthplace: Dalarna, Sweden

Profession: Mathematician

Arne Beurling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Sweden
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Arne Beurling


Arne Carl-August Beurling was a Swedish mathematician and professor of mathematics at Uppsala University and later at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. Beurling worked extensively in harmonic analysis, complex analysis and potential theory. The "Beurling factorization" ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1905-1986)

Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

Profession: Mathematician

Arne Meurman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mathematicians from Sweden
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Arne Meurman is a Swedish mathematician working on finite groups and vertex operator algebras. Currently he is a professor at Lund University. He is best known for constructing the monster vertex algebra together with Igor Frenkel and James Lepowsky. He is interested in chess. ...more

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Age: 61

Profession: Mathematician

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