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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Royal Institute of Technology and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Royal Institute of Technology, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Royal Institute of Technology include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Royal Institute of Technology alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Royal Institute of Technology are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Royal Institute of Technology.

Dolph Lundgren and August Strindberg are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Royal Institute of Technology?” and “Which celebrities are Royal Institute of Technology alumni?”

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Daniel Ek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Technologist, Entrepreneur Daniel Ek is a Swedish entrepreneur and a technologist who started the music streaming service Spotify and previous CEO of µTorrent, a popular BitTorrent client. He founded his first ...more

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Dolph Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist. He belongs to a generation of film actors who epitomise the action hero stereotype, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, ...more

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Christer Fuglesang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Physicist, Astronaut, Scientist Arne Christer Fuglesang is a Swedish physicist and an ESA astronaut. He was first launched aboard the STS-116 Space Shuttle mission on December 10, 2006, at 01:47 GMT, making him the first ...more

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August Strindberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Painter, Poet, Novelist 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 ...more

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Ivar Kreuger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Business magnate, Businessperson, Engineer Ivar Kreuger was a Swedish civil engineer, financier, entrepreneur and industrialist. In 1908 he co-founded the construction company Kreuger & Toll Byggnads AB, which specialized in new ...more

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Almantus Galvanauskas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Almantus Galvanauskas Professor Almantas Galvanauskas is Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan.

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Gustaf Larson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Engineer Erik Gustaf Larson was a Swedish automotive engineer and the co-founder of Volvo. He held a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in

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Max Tegmark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Physicist, Professor, Astronomer Max Erik Tegmark is a Swedish-American cosmologist. Tegmark is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is the scientific director of the Foundational Questions Institute. He ...more

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Gustaf de Laval is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Businessperson, Inventor, Engineer Karl Gustaf Patrik de Laval was a Swedish engineer and inventor who made important contributions to the design of steam turbines and dairy machinery.

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Erik Dalén is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni

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Johan Sellström is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Johan Sellström Entrepreneur

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Magnus Egerstedt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Magnus Egerstedt Magnus B. Egerstedt is a Swedish-American roboticist, a Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, and an Associate Director of Research for ...more

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Björn Engquist is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Mathematician Björn Engquist has been a leading contributor in the areas of multiscale modeling and scientific computing, and a productive educator of applied mathematicians.

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Ernst Alexanderson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Electrical engineer, Engineer Ernst Frederick Werner Alexanderson was a Swedish-American electrical engineer, who was a pioneer in radio and television development. He invented the Alexanderson alternator, an early radio ...more

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Salomon August Andrée is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Salomon August Andrée Engineer Salomon August Andrée, during his lifetime most often known as S. A. Andrée, was a Swedish engineer, physicist, aeronaut and polar explorer who died while leading an attempt to ...more

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Lars E. O. Svensson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Economist Lars E.O. Svensson, born 1947, is a Swedish economist. He was on the faculty of Princeton University 2001–2009. Since May 2013, he is Visiting Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. ...more

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Christian Jacobæus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Electrical engineer, Engineer Anton Christian Jacobæus was a Swedish electrical engineer, known for his contributions to teletraffic engineering, especially in the design of the modern crossbar switch used for ...more

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Ivar Otto Bendixson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Mathematician Ivar Otto Bendixson was a Swedish mathematician.

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Carl Westman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Carl Westman Architect Ernst Carl Westman was a Swedish architect and interior designer. He was an early adopter of the National Romantic Style, but turned later to the neo-classical style of the 1920s.

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John Ausonius is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
John Ausonius John Wolfgang Alexander Ausonius, known in the media as Lasermannen, is a Swedish convicted murderer, bank robber, and attempted serial killer. From August 1991 to January 1992 he shot eleven ...more

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Mostafa Ronaghi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Scientist Mostafa Ronaghi is an Iranian molecular biologist, specializing in DNA sequencing methodology. He earned his Ph.D. from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden in 1998. As of 2008, he is the ...more

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Axel Anderberg is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Axel Anderberg Architect Axel Johan Anderberg was a Swedish architect active from the 1880s to the early 1930s. During his early career he built several theatres, working mostly in a mix of neo-baroque and art nouveau, ...more

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Sven Markelius is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Sven Markelius Architect Sven Gottfrid Markelius was one of the most important modernist Swedish architects. Markelius played an important role in the post-war urban planning of Stockholm, for example in the creation of ...more

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Isak Gustaf Clason is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Isak Gustaf Clason Architect Isak Gustaf Clason was a Swedish architect.

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Willgodt Theophil Odhner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Entrepreneur, Engineer Willgodt Theophil Odhner was a Swedish engineer and entrepreneur, working in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was the inventor of the Odhner Arithmometer, which by the 1940s was one of the most ...more

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Ivar Jacobson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Ivar Jacobson Software Engineer Ivar Hjalmar Jacobson is a Swedish computer scientist and software engineer, known as major contributor to UML, Objectory, Rational Unified Process, aspect-oriented software development and

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Knut Frænkel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Knut Frænkel Engineer Knut Hjalmar Ferdinand Frænkel was a Swedish engineer and arctic explorer who perished in the Arctic balloon expedition of 1897 of S. A. Andrée in 1897. Frænkel was born in ...more

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Boris Hagelin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Boris Hagelin Businessperson Boris Caesar Wilhelm Hagelin was a Swedish businessman and inventor of encryption machines. Born of Swedish parents in Adshikent, in Azerbaijan, Hagelin attended Lundsberg boarding school and ...more

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Karl Johan Åström is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Electrical engineer, Engineer Karl Johan Åström is a notable Swedish control theorist, who has made contributions to the fields of control theory and control engineering, computer control and adaptive control.

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Adolf H. Lundin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Adolf H. Lundin Entrepreneur Adolf Henrik Lundin, was an independent oil and mining Swedish entrepreneur.

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Henrik Kreüger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Henrik Kreüger Engineer Henrik Kreüger was born in Kalmar, Sweden and obtained his M.Sc. in civil engineering in 1904 at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. After graduating, he worked for the ...more

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Lars Backer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Lars Backer Architect Lars Thalian Backer was a Norwegian architect. Backer was educated at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts under the supervision of Herman Major Schirmer and the Royal Institute of Technology ...more

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Sune Lindström is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Sune Lindström Architect Sune Lindström was a Swedish architect. He was best known for designing the Kuwait Towers in Kuwait City He studied at the Royal Institute of Technology between 1926 and 1931.

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Hakon Ahlberg is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Hakon Ahlberg Architect Hakon Ahlberg was a Swedish architect, editor and author, best known as the official architect for the repair and restoration of Gripsholm Castle near the town of Mariefred in central Sweden. He ...more

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Kurt Atterberg is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Kurt Atterberg Engineer Kurt Magnus Atterberg was a Swedish composer and engineer. He is best known for his symphonies, operas and ballets. He cited the Russians, Brahms and Reger as his musical influences, and his ...more

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Tinga Seisay is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Tinga Seisay Diplomat Samuel Tinga Khendekha Seisay is a Sierra Leonean pro-democracy activist and diplomat.

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Frank Spitzer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Mathematician Frank Ludvig Spitzer was an Austrian-born American mathematician who made fundamental contributions to probability theory, including the theory of random walks, fluctuation theory, percolation ...more

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Arne Bjerhammar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Arne Bjerhammar Scientist Arne Bjerhammar was a Swedish geodesist. He was professor at Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. He was born in Båstad, Scania in the south of Sweden. He developed a method used to ...more

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Olav Kallenberg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Mathematician, Physicist Olav Kallenberg is a probability theorist known for his work on exchangeable stochastic processes and for his graduate-level textbooks and monographs. Kallenberg is a professor of mathematics at ...more

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Helge Palmcrantz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Inventor, Industrialist Helge Palmcrantz, Swedish inventor and industrialist, was born in Hammerdal, in the province of Jämtland, the son of a captain in the Jämtlands fältjägarregemente. He was ...more

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Uno Lamm is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Uno Lamm Engineer August Uno Lamm was a Swedish electrical engineer and inventor. He was sometimes called "The Father of High Voltage Direct Current" power transmission.

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Billy Klüver is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Scientist, Engineer Billy Klüver Johan Wilhelm Klüver was an electrical engineer at Bell Telephone Laboratories who founded Experiments in Art and Technology. Klüver lectured extensively on art and ...more

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Marcus Storch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Marcus Storch Engineer Marcus Storch is a Swedish industrialist. He received an engineering degree from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Storch spent many years working for AGA AB, and was president and ...more

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Gunnar Svedberg is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Gunnar Svedberg Chemist Professor Gunnar Svedberg was the Rector of the University of Gothenburg, in Sweden. Svedberg studied at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and received a Ph.D. in chemical ...more

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A. Martin-Löf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
A. Martin-Löf Mathematician Anders Martin-Löf is a Swedish physicist and mathematician. He has been a professor in insurance mathematics and mathematical statistics since 1987 at the Department of Mathematics of ...more

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Heinz-Otto Kreiss is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Heinz-Otto Kreiss Mathematician Heinz-Otto Kreiss is a renowned mathematician in the field of applied mathematics and professor emeritus at the California Institute of Technology and University of California, Los Angeles. He ...more

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Baltzar von Platen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Inventor, Engineer 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 ...more

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Carl Munters is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Carl Munters Carl Georg Munters was a Swedish inventor, most known for inventing together with Baltzar von Platen the gas absorption refrigerator now sold by Electrolux. He also invented and patented a ...more

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Jan G. Smith is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Jan G. Smith Engineer Jan Gustav Salomon Smith, born 19 June 1895 in Stockholm, Sweden, died 30 April 1966 in Stockholm. In the literature he is known as Jan G. Smith. He was an engineer with a M.Sc. degree from KTH, ...more

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Samir Brikho is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Royal Institute Of Technology Alumni
Samir Brikho Businessperson Samir Yacoub Brikho FREng, is Chief Executive of Amec Foster Wheeler, one of the UK's largest consultancy, engineering, project management and construction management businesses.