Famous Entrepreneurs from Sweden

Updated October 13, 2018 3.8k views 12 items

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

List is made up of a variety of people, including Ingvar Kamprad and Olinda Castielle.

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

Use this list of renowned Swedish entrepreneurs to discover some new entrepreneurs 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)
Adolf H. Lundin

Adolf Henrik Lundin, (19 December 1932 – 30 September 2006), was a Swedish oil and mining entrepreneur. From the 1970s through the 1990s Lundin established numerous natural resource companies both in the mining sector and the oil and gas sector, which in turn made a number of world class discoveries in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and South America. Several of these deposits are still producing commercial quantities of oil, gas, gold, copper and other minerals; others are still under development. Lundin made a fortune in the 1970s when he came across huge natural gas fields in Qatar. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1932-2006)

Birthplace: Sweden

Ingvar Kamprad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Sweden
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Feodor Ingvar Kamprad (Swedish: [ˈɪŋːvar ˈkamːprad] (listen); 30 March 1926 – 27 January 2018) was a Swedish business magnate best known for founding IKEA, a multinational retail company specialising in furniture. He lived in Switzerland from 1976 to 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 92

Birthplace: Agunnaryd, Sweden

Johan Sellström is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Sweden
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Johan Sellström

Age: 55

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Johan Staël von Hol... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Sweden
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Johan Staël von Holstein

Lars Johan Magnus Staël von Holstein (born 5 May 1963 in Halmstad, Sweden) is a Swedish entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author who co-founded dot-com companies such as Icon Medialab and LetsBuyIt during the early dot-com boom in Sweden.Stael von Holstein is a well known public speaker and author within the field of entrepreneurship, technology, privacy and digital rights issues and has been perceived as one of the leading Internet visionaries in Europe. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 55

Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden