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The Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien), founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden. [1]

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Académie française

The Académie française, known in English as the French Academy, is the pre-eminent French council for matters pertaining to the French language.

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Alfred Nobel

Alfred Bernhard Nobel (21 October 1833 – 10 December 1896) was a Swedish chemist, engineer, innovator, and armaments manufacturer.

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Anders Österling

Anders Österling (13 April 1884 – 13 December 1981) was a Swedish poet and writer.

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Anders Olsson

Anders Olsson (born 19 June 1949) is a Swedish writer, professor of literature at Stockholm University, literary critic and member of the Swedish Academy.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is an American multinational nonprofit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Dag Hammarskjöld's farm at Backåkra, close to Ystad in southern Sweden, was bought in 1957 as a summer residence by Hammarskjöld, then Secretary-General of the United Nations (1953-1961).

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Bellman Prize

The Bellman Prize (Bellmanpriset) is a literature prize for "an outstanding Swedish poet", every year awarded by the Swedish Academy.

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Bernhard von Beskow

Bernhard von Beskow (April 19, 1796 in Stockholm – October 17, 1868), Swedish dramatist and historian, was the son of a Stockholm merchant.

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Bo Ralph

Bo Rune Ingemar Ralph (born 4 October 1945 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish linguist, member of the Swedish Academy, and professor of Nordic Languages at the Department of Swedish Language at Gothenburg University.

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Bror Emil Hildebrand

Bror Emil Hildebrand (22 February 1806 in Madesjö – 30 August 1884) was a Swedish archaeologist, numismatist and museum director.

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Carl David af Wirsén

Carl David af Wirsén (December 9, 1842 - June 12, 1912) was a Swedish poet, literary critic and the Swedish Academy's permanent secretary 1884-1912.

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Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish diplomat, economist, and author.

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A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciations, translation, and other information;Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, 2002 or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, also known as a lexicon.

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Dobloug Prize

The Dobloug Prize (Doblougska priset, Doblougprisen) is a literature prize awarded for Swedish and Norwegian fiction.

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Elfriede Jelinek

Elfriede Jelinek (born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist.

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Erik Axel Karlfeldt

Erik Axel Karlfeldt (20 July 1864 – 8 April 1931) was a Swedish poet whose highly symbolist poetry masquerading as regionalism was popular and won him the Nobel Prize in Literature posthumously in 1931.

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Frans Michael Franzén

Frans Michael Franzén (9 February 1772 – 14 August 1847) was a Swedish and Finnish poet.

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Göran Malmqvist

Nils Göran David Malmqvist (born 6 June 1924) is a Swedish linguist, member of the Swedish Academy (Chair No.5), literary historian, sinologist and translator.

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Gunnel Vallquist

Gunnel Vallquist (born 19 June 1918) is a Swedish writer and translator.

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Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt

Count Gustaf Mauritz Armfelt (Гу́став Мо́риц А́рмфельт; 31 March 1757 – 19 August 1814) was a Finnish, Swedish and Russian courtier and diplomat.

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Gustav III of Sweden

Gustav III (– 29 March 1792) was King of Sweden from 1771 until his assassination in 1792.

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Hans Hildebrand

Hans Olof Hildebrand Hildebrand (5 April 1842, Stockholm – 2 February 1913) was a Swedish archeologist.

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Henning Hamilton

Count Henning Ludvig Hugo Hamilton, born 16 January 1814 in Stockholm, Sweden; deceased 15 January 1886 in Amélie-les-Bains, France; was a Swedish count, politician, government official and author.

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Horace Engdahl

Horace Oscar Axel Engdahl (born 30 December 1948) is a Swedish literary historian and critic, and has been a member of the Swedish Academy since 1997.

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Jesper Svenbro

Jesper Svenbro (born 10 March 1944, in Landskrona, Scania) is a Swedish poet, classical philologist, and member of the Swedish Academy.

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Karl Ragnar Gierow

Karl Ragnar Knut Gierow (April 2, 1904 - October 30, 1982) was a Swedish theater director, author and translator.

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Katarina Frostenson

Alma Katarina Frostenson Arnault (born 5 March 1953 in Stockholm) is a Swedish poet and writer.

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Kerstin Ekman

Kerstin Lillemor Ekman, née Hjorth, (born 27 August 1933 in Risinge, Finspång, Östergötland County) is a Swedish novelist.

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Kjell Espmark

Kjell Erik Espmark (born 19 February 1930 in Strömsund, Sweden), is a writer, literary historian, member of the Swedish Academy and Professor of the History of Literature at Stockholm University.

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Klas Östergren

Klas Östergren (born 20 February 1955) is a Swedish novelist, screenwriter and translator.

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Knut Ahnlund

Knut Emil Ahnlund (24 May 1923 – 28 November 2012) was a Swedish literary historian, writer, and member of the Swedish Academy.

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Kristina Lugn

Gunhild Bricken Kristina Lugn (born 14 November 1948) is a Swedish poet and dramatist and member of the Swedish Academy.

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Lars Gyllensten

Lars Johan Wictor Gyllensten (12 November 1921 – 25 May 2006) was a Swedish author and physician, and a member of the Swedish Academy, which has the aim of furthering the "purity, vigour and majesty" of the Swedish language and selects the recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature each year.

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List of language regulators

This is a list of bodies that regulate standard languages, often called language academies.

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Lotta Lotass

Britt Inger Liselott Lotass, better known as Lotta Lotass (born 28 February 1964 in Gagnef, Dalarna County), is a Swedish writer.

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Ludvig Manderström

Christofer Rutger Ludvig Manderström (22 January 1806 - 18 August 1873) was the Swedish - Norwegian Prime Minister of Foreign Affairs between 1858-1868.

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MSNBC is an American basic cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political opinion on current events.

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Nils von Rosenstein

Nils von Rosenstein (Uppsala 1 December 1752—Klara parish, Stockholm, 7 August 1824) was a Swedish civil servant and propagator for enlightenment thinking.

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Nobel Prize

The Nobel Prize (Swedish definite form, singular: Nobelpriset; Norwegian: Nobelprisen) is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian committees in recognition of academic, cultural and/or scientific advances.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning).

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, is a descriptive (as opposed to prescriptive) dictionary of the English language.

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Per Hallström

Per Hallström (29 September 1866, Stockholm – 18 February 1960) was a Swedish author, short-story writer, dramatist, poet and member of the Swedish Academy.

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Per Wästberg

Per Erik Wästberg (born 20 November 1933 in Stockholm) is a Swedish writer and a member of the Swedish Academy since 1997.

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Peter Englund

Peter Mikael Englund (born 4 April 1957) is a Swedish author and historian.

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Salman Rushdie

Sir Salman Rushdie, FRSL (अहमद सलमान रुशदी (Devanagari), (Nastaʿlīq); born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist.

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Sara Danius

Sara Maria Danius (born 5 April 1962 in Täby, Svenskt biografiskt lexikon) is a Swedish scholar of literature and aesthetics.

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Stockholm () is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic region, with 914,909 people living in the municipality, approximately 1.4 million in the urban area, and 2.2 million in the metropolitan area.

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Stockholm Stock Exchange Building

The Stock Exchange Building is a building originally erected for the Stockholm Stock Exchange between 1773-1778 from construction drawings by Erik Palmstedt.

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Sture Allén

Sture Allén (born 31 December 1928 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish retired professor of computational linguistics at the University of Gothenburg, who was the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy between 1986 and 1999.

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Svenska Akademiens Ordbok

A complete set of ''Svenska Akademiens ordbok'', as of late 2014. Note that the majority of the volumes remain unbound in this set. Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB) is a dictionary published by the Swedish Academy, with the official title Ordbok över svenska språket utgiven av Svenska Akademien.

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Svenska Akademiens ordlista

Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL) is a glossary published every few years by the Swedish Academy.

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Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language, spoken natively by about 9 million people predominantly in Sweden and parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

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Swedish Royal Academies

The Royal Academies are independent organisations, founded on Royal command, that act to promote the arts, culture, and science in Sweden.

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The Satanic Verses controversy

The Satanic Verses controversy, also known as the Rushdie Affair, was the heated and frequently violent reaction of Muslims to the publication of Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses, which was first published in the United Kingdom in 1988.

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Tomas Riad

Tomas Staffan Riad (born 15 November 1959 in Uppsala) is a Swedish linguist, specialised in Swedish phonology and prosody.

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Torgny Lindgren

Gustav Torgny Lindgren (born 16 June 1938) is a Swedish writer.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization to promote international co-operation.

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Ystad is a town, and the seat of Ystad Municipality, Skåne County, Sweden, with 18,350 inhabitants in 2010.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_Academy

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