Famous Swedish - Swedish Celebrities

Sweden might be one of those countries with smallest number of denizens. But surprisingly, despite its miniscule population, it is one of the best countries in the planet and a world leader in so many things. That is so true! Sweden is not just the best place to grow old, third best country to be a mother and second best country for youths, but also the fifth happiest country, fourth best travel destination and the best English speaking country in the world. Not just that, it is also one of the first nations to put a ban on child smacking, give a 16-month long paternity leave and have an anti-discrimination legislation against the gay. And did we say it also boasts of the best healthcare in the world. With so many best things tipping the scales in its favor, Sweden stands as one of the most coveted countries in the world, all thanks to its compassionate, progressive nationals. Sweden owes its greatness to its talented pool of men and women who have worked hard to make the country what it is today. Learn all about the timeline, trivia, and facts about famous Swedish people in the biographies below.

Find out more about the greatest Swedes, including Avicii, Alicia Vikander, Rebecca Ferguson, Jenny Lind and PewDiePie.

The Most Famous Swedish

Elin NordegrenJanuary 1, 1980SwedishElin Nordegren is the ex-wife of Tiger Woods
Helena SegerAugust 25, 1970SwedishHelena Seger is the partner of Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Joel KinnamanNovember 25, 1979Swedish, AmericanJoel Kinnaman is an actor best known for appearing in the Swedish film ‘Easy Money.’
Elsa hoskNovember 7, 1988SwedishElsa Hosk is a Swedish model and a ‘Victoria’s Secret Angel.’ This biography provides detailed information about her childhood, family, personal life, age, birthday, etc.
Dolph LundgrenNovember 3, 1957SwedishDolph Lundgren is a famous Swedish actor, film-maker, screenwriter and martial artist
Maher ZainJuly 16, 1981Lebanese, SwedishMaher Zain is a Swedish-Lebanese singer, songwriter, and musician
Rebecca FergusonOctober 19, 1983SwedishRebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress known for her role in the series ‘Nya tider’
Noomi RapaceDecember 28, 1979SwedishNoomi Rapace is a popular Swedish actress known for her role in ‘Beyond.’
AviciiSeptember 8, 1989SwedishTim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was a Swedish musician, DJ, remix artist, and record producer
Joel BerghultApril 8, 1988SwedishJoel Berghult, also known as Roomie, is a Swedish YouTuber, singer and songwriter
Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind

Jenny Lind was a Swedish opera singer often called the "Swedish Nightingale"

SwedishOctober 6, 1820285 views


Ann-Margret is a famous Swedish-American actress, singer and dancer

SwedishApril 28, 1941199 views


Emanuel Swedenborg is one of the most prominent persons in Swedish history

SwedishJanuary 29, 1688141 views


Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, better known by his online alias PewDiePie, is a Swedish internet comedian and video producer, known for his vlogs on YouTube

SwedishOctober 24, 1989403 views

Manne Siegbahn

Manne Siegbahn was a Swedish physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1924

SwedishDecember 3, 1886153 views

Gustaf Dalén

Gustaf Dalén was a Swedish Nobel Laureate who invented automatic regulators, AGA cooker and the Dalén light

SwedishNovember 30, 1869175 views

Sven Hedin

Sven Hedin was a Swedish explorer, geographer and travel writer known for his expeditions to Central Asia

SwedishFebruary 19, 1865166 views

Torsten Wiesel

Torsten Wiesel is a Nobel Prize winning Swedish neurophysiologist who was one of the co-recipients of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

SwedishJune 3, 1924180 views

Sune Bergström

Sune Bergström was a Swedish biochemist who was one of the co-recipients of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

SwedishJanuary 16, 1916160 views