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

List people include John Ericsson, Alfred Nobel and many more.

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

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Alfred Nobel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Sweden
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Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer. He was the inventor of dynamite. Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its previous role as primarily an iron and steel producer to a major manufacturer of cannon and other armaments. Nobel held 350 different patents, dynamite being the most famous. His fortune was used posthumously to institute the Nobel Prizes. The synthetic element nobelium was named after him. His name also survives in modern-day companies such as Dynamit Nobel and AkzoNobel, which are descendants of mergers with companies Nobel himself established. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1833-1896)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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Anna Svärd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers from Sweden
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Anna Svärd is an 1928 novel by the Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf. It is the last installment in Lagerlöf's Ring trilogy; it was preceded by The Löwensköld Ring and Charlotte Löwensköld. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Sveg, Sweden

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Baltzar von Platen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Engineers from Sweden
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Baltzar von Platen, together with Carl Munters, was the inventor of the gas absorption refrigerator in 1922 while they were both Swedish engineering students at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. The technique produced "cold" from a heat source such as propane, electricity, or kerosene. In 1923 production by AB Arctic began. In 1925 AB Arctic was purchased by Electrolux, which began selling them worldwide. Servel purchased rights to manufacture the refrigerator in 1925 and was the only U.S. manufacturer for many years. Von Platen was awarded the Franklin Institute's John Price Wetherill Medal in 1932. Baltzar von Platen also worked with ASEA, Sweden's major electrical ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 86 (1898-1984)

Birthplace: Malmö Municipality, Sweden

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Carl-Henric Svanberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Sweden
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Carl-Henric Svanberg, is a Swedish businessman and current Chairman of BP and Volvo. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Porjus, Sweden

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