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Famous Swedish Inventors List  

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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.

Gideon Sundback and John Ericsson are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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Alfred Nobel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 63 (1833-1896)
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Immanuel Nobel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Immanuel Nobel Dec. at 71 (1801-1872)
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Lars Magnus Ericsson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Lars Magnus Ericsson Dec. at 80 (1846-1926)
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Gustaf de Laval is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 68 (1845-1913)
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Boris Hagelin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Boris Hagelin Dec. at 91 (1892-1983)
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Peter Nordin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
age 54
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John Ericsson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 86 (1803-1889)
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Knut Ångström... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Knut Ångström Dec. at 53 (1857-1910)
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Johan Petter Johansson ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Johan Petter Johansson Dec. at 90 (1853-1943)
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Ludvig Nobel is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 57 (1831-1888)
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Sven Gustaf Wingqvist is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Sven Gustaf Wingqvist Dec. at 77 (1876-1953)
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Christopher Polhem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 90 (1661-1751)
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Victor Hasselblad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Victor Hasselblad Dec. at 72 (1906-1978)
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Carl Edvard Johansson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Carl Edvard Johansson Dec. at 79 (1864-1943)
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Nils Bohlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Nils Bohlin Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)
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Gideon Sundback is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 74 (1880-1954)
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Axel Welin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Axel Welin Dec. at 89 (1862-1951)
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Baltzar von Platen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 86 (1898-1984)
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Helge Palmcrantz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 38 (1842-1880)
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Willgodt Theophil Odhner... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Dec. at 60 (1845-1905)
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Olof Melin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Swedish Inventors List
Olof Melin Dec. at 79 (1861-1940)