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

List ranges from August Strindberg to Elisabeth Ohlson Wallin and more.

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

Use this list of renowned Swedish photographers to discover some new photographers 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. (15 items)
Annika Aschberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Sweden
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Annika Aschberg


Annika Aschberg is an actress. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 39

Birthplace: Österhaninge, Sweden

Annika Larsson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Photographers from Sweden
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Annika Larsson is a contemporary artist living in Berlin. She received a Master of Fine Arts from the Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm. Since the late 1990s, Annika has produced a body of work in video often consisting of men in highly-charged scenarios. Presented with a surface banality or with implied or explicit violence, and filmed in a sleek, polished style, without voiceover or dialogue, they are made up of slow gestures, dramatic camera angles and extreme close-ups. They create a subtle but palpable erotic tension. In an interview with the Independent newspaper she said, "a cliché is something that we are supposed to see in a certain way. When you get close to it, it ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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August Strindberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Photographers from Sweden
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Johan August Strindberg was a Swedish playwright, novelist, poet, essayist and painter. A prolific writer who often drew directly on his personal experience, Strindberg's career spanned four decades, during which time he wrote over 60 plays and more than 30 works of fiction, autobiography, history, cultural analysis, and politics. A bold experimenter and iconoclast throughout, he explored a wide range of dramatic methods and purposes, from naturalistic tragedy, monodrama, and history plays, to his anticipations of expressionist and surrealist dramatic techniques. From his earliest work, Strindberg developed innovative forms of dramatic action, language, and visual composition. He is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1849-1912)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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#23 on The Greatest Playwrights in History

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Bingo Rimér is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Photographers from Sweden
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Bingo Rimér


Bingo Rimér, born 23 June 1975 in Hällaryd, Sweden, is a Swedish photographer. He is "Sweden’s self-styled answer to Hugh Hefner." ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Hällaryd, Sweden