Press & facts
Many celebrities have a connection to Norrköping. Here you will find a summary.
- Moa Martinson (1890-1964) – authoress. Raised in Norrköping.
- Louis de Geer (1587-1652) – father of Swedish industry.
- Hannes Alfvén (1908-1995) - Nobel Prize in physics in 1970. Raised in Norrköping.
- Edvin Adolphsson -(1893-1979) - actor. Born and raised in Norrköping.
- Tor Isedal (1924-1990) - actor. Born Tor Carlsson in Norrköping.
- Sven Jerring (1925-1972) - radio man. Student at the Higher Public grammar school.
- Pekka Langer (1919-1996) - radio man. Student at the Higher Public grammar school.
- Kaj Kindwall (1949-) - radio man and Tracks legend. Born and raised in Norrköping.
- Eldkvarn - music group that started around the factories in Norrköping 1971.
- Per Janzon (1844-1889) - opera singer. Said to be the one who gave his name to Jansson's frestelse (food dish). Born in Norrköping.
- Pernilla "Pillan" Wiberg (1970-) - downhill skier. Born and raised in Norrköping.
- Malin Baryard (1975-) - world class jumping rider. Born and raised in Norrköping.
- Michael B Tretow (1944-) - composer, sound engineer and artist. Born and raised in Norrköping.
- Helena Lundbäck (1976-) - world class jumping rider. Born and raised in Norrköping
- John Harrysson (1926-2008) - director and actor. Peter Harryssons father.
- Peter Harrysson (1948-) - actor, director and TV host.
- Ulf Lundell (1949-) - lived in collective in Skärblacka during a time. Born in Stockholm.
- Georg "Åby" Ericson (1919-2002) - Swedish national coach 1970-1979, player and coach of IFK Norrköping, furthermore a great pianist.
- Ragnar Dahlberg (1943-) - nationally famous producer, TV host - and café owner.
- Zarah Leander (1907-1981) - actor and artist. Resident on Lönö, Vikbolandet. Buried on Häradshammars cemetery, Vikbolandet.
- Lars Gustaf "Tjadden" Hällström (1923-2000) - actor, director, variety show writer and comedian.
- Markus Krunegård (1979 - ) - musician. Born and raised in Norrköping.
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