Famous People From Sweden

Sweden is a country that is located in Northern Europe. The country has one of the highest life expectancies in the world, and the expat population will be proud of that fact. In fact, it is a country with lowest birth rates in the world. The primary language spoken in this country is Swedish. The main religion of the country is Christianity with 1 % of the population as Roman Catholics. Sweden is blessed with a coastline and is the perfect place for water-related sports and activities. There is the unlimited scope for anadventure near the lakes. Apart from this country, there are numerous golf courses in the country.

  • Gillis Lundgren

    Gillis Lundgren was a Swedish draughtsman, who worked at IKEA the furniture giant, and was the fourth employee when he joined it in 1953. He is credited with having developed the idea of flat-pack ...
  • Tom Persson Story

    Tom Persson is a Swedish businessman and billionaire. Tom’s major source of wealth comes from Hennes & Mauritz (H&M), the fashion company of which he is an heir. According to Forbes, Tom is the 603rd richest billionaire in the world and the 15th...
  • Ingvar Kamprad Story - The Founder Of IKEA Brand

    Ingvar Feodor Kampard is a Swedish business magnate. He is the founder and owner of the furniture giant IKEA. He was born in 1926 in a small farm by the name of Elmtaryd near the village of Agunnaryd in Sweden. The region is famous for its rural agrarian society, it is the emb...

  • Gustaf Douglas Story - Swedish Businessman

    Gustaf Archibald Siegwart Douglas is well known Swedish-born Businessman as well as a politician of the Moderate Party, who also happens to be a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (Kungl), one of the world’s oldest engineering of science academy ...
  • Fredrik Lundberg Success Story

    Profile Fredrik Lundberg is a Swedish billionaire and a businessman. According to Forbes, Fredrik is the 462nd richest billionaire in the world and the 13th richest man in Sweden. His major source of wealth comes from real estate and investmen...
  • Avicii Success Story

    Synopsis Tim Berling popularly known as Avicii is a Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and recent producer. His first studio album, “True” was well-received by the music critics. It was among the top “10” in several countries. ...

  • Stefan Persson Success Story

    Synopsis Known as the head of one of the biggest fashion chains in the world, H&M, Stefan Persson is a Swedish businessman who has made a fortune over the past few decades owing to the...
  • Markus Persson Success Story

    Synopsis The wizard of Minecraft, the top ‘Notch’ in the gaming industry and Sweden’s’ highest tax payer is here to stay. Introducing, Markus Alexej Notch, the personality every gamer aspires to be. Markus alias Notch was just another n...
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic Success Story

    The times when football is not just a sport but a whole religion, Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes the stance of a demi-god. He is loved and adored not just for the fierce football player that he is but also for his intense personality off field. ...
  • Bjorn Borg Success Story

    Bjorn Borg is a Swedish tennis player, considered to be one of the greatest tennis players of the Open era. He has won a total of 11 Grand Slam titles between 1974 and 1981. His was the first player to win 10 Grand Slams in the Open Era. He has won 5 consecutive titles at Wimb...

There are many people known in the field of science, technology, music and sports belong to this country. Alfred Nobel, the founder of world famous Nobel Prize belong to this country. He was an engineer and inventor of Dynamite. He was also a known chemist and manufacturer of armaments.

The driving rules are pretty strict and it is mandatory for one to wear seat belts and the Headlights should be switched on at all times. Snowfall is common between the months of December to March and driving under the influence of alcohol is strictly forbidden. When you exceed the speed limit, strict penalties are also imposed. The public transport of the country is pretty good with railways and roadways. When you need to plan a journey by these two modes suitable connections are available. The airport facilities are also good with the country offering international flights to the rest of the world.

The health system of Sweden can be compared to the best in the world and education is compulsory between the ages of 7 to 16 years with a further three years in upper secondary school.