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

People include everything from Walburga Habsburg Douglas to Thomas Bodström.

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

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Folke Rogard

Bror Axel Folke Per Rogard was a Swedish lawyer and chess official. He was born in Stockholm. Rogard was vice-president of the World Chess Federation, from 1947 to 1949, then succeeded Alexander Rueb as president, a post he held until succeeded by Max Euwe in 1970. He was also chairman of the Swedish Chess Federation from 1947 to 1964. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 74 (1899-1973)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Ivar Rooth was a Swedish lawyer and economist. He served as Governor of the Swedish National Bank from 1929 to 1948 and as the second Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund from 1951 to 1956. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Bank of International Settlements. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 84 (1888-1972)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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Karl Olivecrona was a Swedish lawyer and legal philosopher: He studied law at Uppsala from 1915 to 1920 and was a pupil of Axel Hägerström, the spiritual father of Scandinavian legal realism. One of the internationally best-known Swedish legal theorists, Olivecrona was a professor of procedural law and legal philosophy at Lund University. His writings emphasise the psychological significance of legal ideas. His most striking work on legal theory, the first edition of his book Law as Fact, stressed the importance of a monopoly of force as the fundamental basis of law. Olivecrona's politics during World War II showed a related stress on a need for overwhelming coercive power to guarantee order ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 83 (1897-1980)

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Monique Wadsted

Monique Wadsted is a Swedish lawyer and a partner att MAQS Advokatbyrå in Stockholm Sweden. She has represented Swedish Match i a case regarding the boarders between freedom of speech och advertising. She has also represented Duracell against Philips, KF against Gillette, Canal+ against TV1000, Duka against Bodum. In 2014 she represented the journalist Pia Gadd in a case before the Court of Justice of the European Union regarding linking and copyright, case C-466/12 She represented the Scientology movement in their copyright case against Zenon Panoussis and later Warner Bros., MGM, Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Mars Media, Blizzard Entertainment, Sierra Entertainment and Activision ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58