Famous Swedish Inventors List

List of famous Swedish inventors, listed loosely by relevance with photos when available. These are some of the greatest Swedish inventors that have helped make our lives easier by inventing things we use in our everyday lives. The inventions invented by each historic Swedish inventor are displayed next to the inventors name when available. These brilliant inventors from Sweden can also be sorted by various bits of information, such as what year and where the inventor was born.

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  • Alfred Nobel
    24 votes
    Dec. at 63 (1833-1896)
  • Immanuel Nobel
    12 votes

    Immanuel Nobel

    Dec. at 71 (1801-1872)
  • Lars Magnus Ericsson
    9 votes

    Lars Magnus Ericsson

    Dec. at 80 (1846-1926)
  • Gustaf de Laval
    6 votes
    Dec. at 67 (1845-1913)
  • Boris Hagelin
    5 votes

    Boris Hagelin

    Dec. at 91 (1892-1983)
  • John Ericsson
    5 votes
    Dec. at 85 (1803-1889)