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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Uppsala University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Uppsala University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Uppsala University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Uppsala University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Uppsala University 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 Uppsala University.

List features August Strindberg, Carl Linnaeus and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Uppsala University?” and “Which celebrities are Uppsala University alumni?”

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August Strindberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
August Strindberg Painter, Poet, Novelist

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Anna Lindh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Anna Lindh Politician

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Lars Levi Laestadius is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Lars Levi Laestadius Religious Leader, Clergy, Author

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Emanuel Swedenborg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Emanuel Swedenborg Scientist, Writer, Philosopher

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Anders Borg is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Anders Borg Politician, Economist

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Victoria, Crown Princess of Sw... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Peter Artedi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Peter Artedi

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Sven Hedin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Sven Hedin Politician, Geographer, Writer

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Choman Hardi is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Choman Hardi Painter, Poet, Translator

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Carl Charlier is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Carl Charlier Statistician, Astronomer

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Jöns Jacob Berzelius is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Gustaf de Laval is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Gustaf de Laval Businessperson, Inventor, Engineer

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Svante Arrhenius is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Svante Arrhenius Physicist, Chemist, Scientist

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Nils Christoffer Dunér is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Niklas Zennström is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Niklas Zennström Entrepreneur

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Hjalmar Branting is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Hjalmar Branting Democracy activist

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Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Pehr Wilhelm Wargentin Demographer, Astronomer

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Ulf Ekman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Ulf Ekman Priest, Clergy

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Ásgeir Ásgeirsson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Ásgeir Ásgeirsson Politician, Teacher

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Gustaf Retzius is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Gustaf Retzius Scientist

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Per Teodor Cleve is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Per Teodor Cleve Chemist, Geologist

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Hannes Alfvén is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Hannes Alfvén Pacifist, Physicist, Engineer

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Lennart von Post is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Lennart von Post Geologist

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Wilhelm Stenhammar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Wilhelm Stenhammar Conductor, Pianist, Composer

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Alva Myrdal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Alva Myrdal Politician, Diplomat, Writer

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Johan Gadolin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Johan Gadolin Chemist, Geologist

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Anders Celsius is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Anders Celsius Astronomer

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Dag Hammarskjöld is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Dag Hammarskjöld Diplomat, Economist

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Herbert Blomstedt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Herbert Blomstedt Conductor, Music Director

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Sigvard Bernadotte is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Sigvard Bernadotte Industrial designer

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Björn Engquist is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Björn Engquist Mathematician

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Gösta Mittag-Leffler is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Gösta Mittag-Leffler Mathematician

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Róbert Bárány is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Róbert Bárány Physician

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Lars Gustafsson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Rudolf Kjellén is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Rudolf Kjellén Politician, Political scientist

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Martin Vahl is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Martin Vahl Botanist

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Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Karl Oskar Medin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Karl Oskar Medin Pediatrician, Scientist, Physician

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Oskar Backlund is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Oskar Backlund Astronomer

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Pär Lagerkvist is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Pär Lagerkvist Screenwriter, Writer

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Carl-Henric Svanberg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Carl-Henric Svanberg Economist, Engineer

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Gunnar Heckscher is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Gunnar Heckscher Political scientist

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Bertil Lindblad is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Bertil Lindblad Astronomer

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Peter Whittle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Peter Whittle Mathematician, Statistician

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Johan Gunnar Andersson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Tage Danielsson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Tage Danielsson Television director, Poet, Comedian

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Rickard Sandler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Rickard Sandler Politician

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Erik Axel Karlfeldt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Hjalmar Söderberg is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni

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Nyamko Sabuni is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Uppsala University Alumni
Nyamko Sabuni Politician