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List of famous politicians from Sweden, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Swedish politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Swedish politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Sweden and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Sweden, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

A factual list, featuring politicians like Harald Edelstam and Ola Sundell.

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Agneta Berliner is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Agneta Berliner age 60 Agneta Berliner, born in 1958, is a Swedish politician of the Liberal People's Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Agneta Gille is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Agneta Gille age 62 Agneta Gille is a Swedish social democratic politician. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2002.

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Agneta Lundberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Agneta Lundberg age 71 Agneta Lundberg, born 1947, is a Swedish social democratic politician. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 1994.

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Åke Henriksson Tott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Åke Henriksson Tott Died at 42 (1598-1640) Åke Henriksson Tott was a Swedish soldier and politician. He was born in Lohja to Princess Sigrid of Sweden. He was appointed Privy Councilor in 1630, and Field Marshal in 1631. In the ...more

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Albert Lindhagen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Albert Lindhagen Died at 64 (1823-1887) Klas Albert Lindhagen was a Swedish city planner, lawyer, and politician. He is mostly remembered for his city plans for Stockholm produced in the late 19th century.

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Alf Eriksson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Alf Eriksson age 70 Alf Eriksson, born 1948, is a Swedish social democratic politician who has been a member of the Riksdag since 1992.

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Alf Svensson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Alf Svensson age 80 Alf Robert Olof Svensson is a Swedish politician. He was a Member of the European Parliament from 2009 to 2014. Svensson was the leader of the Christian Democrats in Sweden between 1973 and 3 ...more

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Allan Widman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Allan Widman age 54 Allan Widman, born 1964, is a Swedish Liberal People's Party politician, member of the Riksdag since 2002.

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Alva Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Died at 84 (1902-1986) Alva Myrdal was a Swedish sociologist and politician. She received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. She married Gunnar Myrdal in 1924. Born in Uppsala, she first came to public notice in the ...more

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Ameer Sachet is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Ameer Sachet age 55 Ameer Sachet is a Swedish politician of the Social Democratic Party. He has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006 and a replacement member of the Riksdag in 2002 and between 2005-2006.

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Amelia Andersdotter is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Amelia Andersdotter age 31 Amelia Andersdotter is a Swedish politician and former Member of the European Parliament, elected on the Piratpartiet list in the 2009 election.

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Anders Borg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 50 Anders Erik Borg is a Swedish economist and politician who served as Minister for Finance in the Swedish Government from 2006 to 2014. He is a member of the Moderate Party.

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Anders Flanking is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anders Flanking age 61 Anders Flanking is a Swedish politician. He was party secretary for the Centre Party, serving from 2006 until 2010 when he was succeeded by Michael Arthursson.

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Anders Gernandt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anders Gernandt Died at 92 (1916-2008) Anders Konrad Svante Gernandt was a Swedish politician. He was a member of the Centre Party.

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Anders Hansson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 42 Anders Hansson, born in 1976, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. He has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Anders Karlsson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anders Karlsson age 67 Anders Karlsson, born 1951, is a Swedish social democratic politician, member of the Riksdag since 1998.

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Anders Nordström is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anders Nordström age 58 Anders Nordström is a Swedish physician who served as Acting Director-General of the World Health Organization from 22 May 2006 to 8 November 2006. Nordström trained as a physician at ...more

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Anders Ygeman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anders Ygeman age 48 Anders Ingvar Ygeman is a Swedish politician of the Social Democrats. He has served as Minister for Home Affairs in the Swedish Government since 2014. He has been a member of the Riksdag since

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André Oscar Wallenberg is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
André Oscar Wallenberg Died at 70 (1816-1886) André Oscar Wallenberg, was a Swedish naval officer, newspaper tycoon, banker, politician and a member of the Wallenberg family. In 1856 André Oscar Wallenberg founded the ...more

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Andreas Carlgren is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 60 Hemming Andreas Carlgren is a Swedish Centre Party politician, and a former Minister for the Environment in the Swedish government.

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Andreas Norlén is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Andreas Norlén age 45 Andreas Norlén, born in 1973, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. He has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Andres Küng is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Died at 57 (1945-2002) Andres Küng was a Swedish journalist, writer, entrepreneur and politician of Estonian origin. He was born in Ockelbo in Gävleborg County to a family of refugees from Soviet occupied

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Anitra Steen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anitra Steen age 69 Anitra Linnéa Steen is a Swedish politician, civil servant and the wife of former Prime Minister Göran Persson. Between 1999 and May 2009, when she retired, she was the manager of ...more

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Ann Arleklo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Ann Arleklo age 65 Ann Arleklo is a Swedish politician of the Social Democratic Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Ann-Charlotte Hammar Johnsson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Ann-Charlotte Hammar Johnsson age 52 Ann-Charlotte Hammar Johnsson, born in 1966, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006, replacing Cristina Husmark Pehrsson due to Husmark ...more

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Ann-Christin Ahlberg is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Ann-Christin Ahlberg age 61 Ann-Christin Ahlberg is a Swedish politician of the Social Democratic Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Ann-Christin Nykvist is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 70 Ann-Christin Nykvist, born in Stockholm April 4, 1948, is a Swedish Social Democratic politician. She was Minister for Agriculture, Food and Consumer Affairs in the Cabinet of Göran ...more

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Ann-Kristine Johansson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Ann-Kristine Johansson age 56 Ann-Kristine Johansson, born 1962, is a Swedish social democratic politician who has been a member of the Riksdag since 1994.

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Anna Branting is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anna Branting Died at 95 (1855-1950) Anna Matilda Charlotta Branting née Jäderin, Swedish journalist and writer, Social Democrat, was married to Hjalmar Branting from 1884. Was for many years also a well known theatre ...more

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Anna Hedh is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anna Hedh age 51 Anna Hedh is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament. She is a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, which is part of the Party of European Socialists, and sits on ...more

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Anna Ibrisagic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anna Ibrisagic age 51 Anna Ibrisagic is a Swedish politician who was a Member of the European Parliament from 2004 to 2014. She is a member of the Moderate Party, which is part of the European People's Party, and sat ...more

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Anna Kinberg Batra is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 48 Anna Maria Kinberg Batra is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She is the leader of the Moderate Party since January 2015. She has been a Member of the Swedish Riksdag for Stockholm ...more

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Anna König Jerlmyr is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anna König Jerlmyr age 40 Anna König Jerlmyr, born in 1978, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She was a member of the Riksdag from 2006 to 2010. Between 2010 and 2014 she was responsible for social ...more

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Anna Lindh is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Died at 46 (1957-2003) Ylva Anna Maria Lindh, was a Swedish Social Democratic politician, chairman of the Social Democratic Youth League from 1984 to 1990 and a member of parliament from 1982 to 1985 and 1998 to 2003. ...more

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Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 55 Anna Maria Corazza Bildt is an Italian-Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. In 1998, she married Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister of Sweden, former leader of the Swedish Moderate Party and ...more

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Anna Tenje is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anna Tenje age 41 Anna Tenje, born in 1977, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Anne Ludvigsson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anne Ludvigsson age 68 Anne Ludvigsson, born 1950, is a Swedish social democratic politician who has been a member of the Riksdag since 2002.

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Anne Marie Brodén is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anne Marie Brodén age 62 Anne Marie Brodén is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2002.

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Anne-Marie Pålsson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anne-Marie Pålsson age 67 Anne-Marie Pålsson, born 23 April 1951, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party and economist. She was a member of the Parliament of Sweden from 2002 to 2010. She is also known for ...more

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Annelie Enochson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Annelie Enochson age 65 Annelie Enochson, is a Swedish Christian Democratic politician and architect. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2000. In the Riksdag, she has been part of the former Committee on ...more

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Annicka Engblom is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Annicka Engblom age 51 Annicka Engblom, born in 1967, is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006.

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Annie Lööf is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 35 Annie Marie Therése Lööf is a Swedish politician of the Centre Party. She is the Leader of the Centre Party since 2011 and has been Member of the Riksdag, representing her home ...more

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Annika Qarlsson is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Annika Qarlsson age 54 Annika Qarlsson is a Swedish Centre Party politician. She has been a member of the Riksdag since 2002.

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Anti Avsan is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Anti Avsan age 60 Anti Avsan is a Swedish politician of the Moderate Party. He has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006. Avsan is a former policeman. Due to his political engagements he is on leave from his ...more

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Arvid Horn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Arvid Horn Died at 78 (1664-1742) Count Arvid Bernhard Horn af Ekebyholm was a Swedish soldier, diplomat and politician. He served twice as President of the Privy Council Chancellery and was one of the leading figures of the ...more

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Arvid Lindman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Died at 74 (1862-1936) Salomon Arvid Achates Lindman was a Swedish rear admiral, industrialist and conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1906 to 1911 and again from 1928 to 1930. He was ...more

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Åsa Linderborg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 50 Åsa Natacha Linderborg is a Swedish writer and historian. She writes regularly for Aftonbladet, where she works as chief cultural editor. Åsa Linderborg was born in the city of ...more

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Åsa Westlund is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Åsa Westlund age 42 Åsa Ingrid Gunilla Westlund is a Swedish politician who was a Member of the European Parliament for the Swedish Social Democratic Party, part of the Party of European Socialists, from 2004

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Åsa-Britt Karlsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
Åsa-Britt Karlsson age 61 Åsa-Britt Karlsson is a Swedish politician. She is a member of the Centre Party.

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Åse Kleveland is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Politicians from Sweden
age 69 Åse Maria Kleveland is a Norwegian singer and politician. A well-known folk singer and traditional guitarist in Norway, she was appointed Minister of Culture in Norway from 1990 to 1996, ...more