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Famous Swedish Inventors List

Updated October 13, 2018 201 votes 62 voters 4.6k views21 items

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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  • 1
    29
    7

    Immanuel Nobel

    Dec. at 71 (1801-1872)
  • 2
    21
    6

    Lars Magnus Ericsson

    Dec. at 80 (1846-1926)
  • 3
    22
    9

    Alfred Nobel

    Dec. at 63 (1833-1896)
  • 4
    17
    4

    Gustaf de Laval

    Dec. at 68 (1845-1913)
  • 5
    10
    2
  • 6
    10
    2

    John Ericsson

    Dec. at 86 (1803-1889)
  • 7
    6
    4

    Knut Ångström

    Dec. at 53 (1857-1910)
  • 8
    0
    0

    Axel Welin

    Dec. at 89 (1862-1951)
  • 9
    0
    0

    Baltzar von Platen

    Dec. at 86 (1898-1984)
  • 10
    4
    2

    Boris Hagelin

    Dec. at 91 (1892-1983)
  • 11
    2
    0

    Carl Edvard Johansson

    Dec. at 79 (1864-1943)
  • 12
    4
    2

    Christopher Polhem

    Dec. at 90 (1661-1751)
  • 13
    2
    2

    Gideon Sundback

    Dec. at 74 (1880-1954)
  • 14
    0
    0

    Helge Palmcrantz

    Dec. at 38 (1842-1880)
  • 15
    6
    0

    Johan Petter Johansson

    Dec. at 90 (1853-1943)
  • 16
    6
    0

    Ludvig Nobel

    Dec. at 57 (1831-1888)
  • 17
    4
    4

    Nils Bohlin

    Dec. at 82 (1920-2002)
  • 18
    6
    2

    Sven Gustaf Wingqvist

    Dec. at 77 (1876-1953)
  • 19
    4
    2

    Victor Hasselblad

    Dec. at 72 (1906-1978)
  • 20
    0
    0

    Willgodt Theophil Odhner

    Dec. at 60 (1845-1905)
  • 21
    0
    0

    Olof Melin

    Dec. at 79 (1861-1940)