21 Notable alumni of
Linkoping University

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Linkoping University is 2113th in the world, 679th in Europe, and 15th in Sweden by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 21 notable alumni from Linkoping University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Anders Tegnell

    Anders Tegnell
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1956-.. (age 67)
    Enrolled in Linkoping University
    Graduated with Doctor of Medicine
    Occupations
    civil servantepidemiologistphysician
    Biography

    Nils Anders Tegnell is a Swedish civil servant and physician specialising in infectious disease. From 2013 until his resignation in March 2022 he was Sweden's state epidemiologist.

  2. Gustav Fridolin

    Gustav Fridolin
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1983-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Per Gustav Edvard Fridolin is a Swedish journalist, author, teacher and former politician who served as Minister for Education from 2014 to 2019 and as one of two spokespersons of the Green Party from 2011 to 2019.

  3. Andreas Norlén

    Andreas Norlén
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1973-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    juristpoliticianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Per Olof Andreas Norlén is a Swedish politician and member of the Moderate Party who has served as Speaker of the Riksdag since September 2018. He has been a Member of the Riksdag (MP) for Östergötland County since October 2006. Norlén has previously been a member of the Committee on the Constitution, 2014–2018 as chair of the committee.

  4. Carl-Henric Svanberg

    Carl-Henric Svanberg
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurinternational forum participanteconomistengineer
    Biography

    Carl-Henric Svanberg, is a Swedish businessman and current Chairman of Volvo. He was Chairman of BP for eight years, from 2010 to 2018.

  5. Veronica Palm

    Veronica Palm
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1973-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anna Veronica Helen Palm is a Swedish Social Democratic politician. She has been a Member of the Swedish Riksdag since 2002 and is chairman of the Stockholm Labour Commune since 2009.

  6. Björn von Sydow

    Björn von Sydow
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politicianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Björn Gustaf von Sydow is a former speaker (talman) of the Riksdag, the Swedish parliament. He held this office following the 2002 election, when he succeeded Birgitta Dahl, until he was replaced on 2 October 2006. A member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, he had been Minister of Defence in Göran Persson's government between 1997 and 2002, preceded by a short term as Minister of Commerce and Industry.

  7. Victoria Kawesa

    Victoria Kawesa
    Born in
    Uganda Flag Uganda
    Years
    1975-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politicianactivist
    Biography

    Victoria Kawesa, is a Swedish politician and former party leader of the Leader of Feminist Initiative. In March 2017, she was elected the leader of the party, along with Gudrun Schyman. Kawesa was the first black party leader in Swedish history. In September 2017, she resigned, citing personal reasons. Kawesa was charged and found guilty of copyright violation. She is a former lecturer at Södertörn University.

  8. Åsa Lindhagen

    Åsa Lindhagen
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Åsa Maria Lindhagen, is a Swedish politician for the Green Party. She served as Minister for Financial Markets from February to November 2021 and previously served as Minister for Gender Equality from 2019 to 2021.

  9. Perseus Karlström

    Perseus Karlström
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1990-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    athletics competitor
    Biography

    Perseus Karlström is a Swedish male racewalker. He competed in the 20 kilometres walk event at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics. He also competed in the 20 kilometres walk event at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China, but did not finish. He was bronze medallist at the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Qatar 2019.

  10. Ola Tunander

    Ola Tunander
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1948-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    historianpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Ola Tunander is a research professor emeritus at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO, Norway). He worked as a researcher at PRIO in the period 1987-2016. He is the son of Museum Director Ingemar Tunander and his first wife Gunvor (born Lilja). Tunander is married to the Chinese scholar Yao Xiaoling. He has written and edited 12 books and a number of articles on security politics, naval strategy, submarine operations, geopolitics, dual state, psychological operations (PSYOP) and Cold War history.

  11. Markus Wiechel

    Markus Wiechel
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1988-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in Linkoping University
    Studied in 2007-2009
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Markus Wiechel is a Swedish politician of the Sweden Democrats. He has been a Member of Parliament (MP) of Sweden following the resignation of Lars Isovaara on 29 November 2012. He's currently serving as member for the Committee on Foreign Affairs as well as Deputy for the Committee on European Union Affairs and in two parliamentary delegations (NATO-PA and the OSCE-PA). Wiechel is the Head of the Swedish delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and Vice President of the Assembly.

  12. Linda Westerlund Snecker

    Linda Westerlund Snecker
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1983-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Westerlund Snecker is a Swedish politician. Since September 2014, she serves as Member of the Riksdag representing the constituency of Östergötland County. She is affiliated with the Left Party.

  13. Johan Danielsson

    Johan Danielsson
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1982-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Johan Danielsson is a Swedish trade unionist and politician of the Social Democratic Party who has been serving as Minister for Housing and Deputy Minister for Employment in cabinet of Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson since 30 November 2021.

  14. Jan-Eric Sundgren

    Jan-Eric Sundgren
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    international forum participantengineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Jan-Eric Sundgren, is a Swedish engineer who served as senior vice president at Volvo Group from 2006 until 2013. Prior to that, he was a professor of physics at Linköping University, and served as rector at Chalmers University of Technology from 1998 until 2006.

  15. Jonas Arnell

    Jonas Arnell
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1969-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jonas Henry Arnell-Szurkos, previously Arnell, born February 28, 1969, in Örebro, Sweden, is a Swedish phaleristician. Since January 1, 2023, he is Herald at the Chancery of the Swedish Royal Orders of Knighthood, after being Amanuensis 2018–2022.

  16. Arne Kaijser

    Arne Kaijser
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    historian of scienceuniversity teacherhistorian
    Biography

    Arne Kaijser is a professor emeritus of history of technology at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and a former president of the Society for the History of Technology.

  17. Lars Hultman

    Lars Hultman
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Lars Hultman is a Professor of Materials Science and Head of the Division of Thin Film Physics at Linköping University.

  18. Helena Höij

    Helena Höij
    Years
    1965-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Helena Margareta Höij, born 20 December 1965 in Angered, is a Swedish Christian Democratic politician, She was a member of the Riksdag from 1998 to 2006 and the Third Deputy Speaker of the Riksdag from 2002 to 2006.

  19. Yvonne Andersson

    Yvonne Andersson
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yvonne Andersson, born 1951, is a Swedish Christian democratic politician. She was especially active in academic debates. She has been a member of the Riksdag from 1998 to 2014.

  20. Jonas Andersson

    Jonas Andersson
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1989-.. (age 34)
    Enrolled in Linkoping University
    In 2018 graduated with Bachelor of Arts in political science
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jonas Peter Andersson is a Swedish politician. He has been a member of the Riksdag for the Sweden Democrats since 2018.

  21. Jan Malm

    Jan Malm
    Years
    1950-2004 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Jan Malm was CEO of the Swedish telecom company Ericsson in China 2000–2004.