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Swedish Academy

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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 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, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist.

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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 (writer)

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 a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Anna Emilia Lindgren (born Ericsson;; 14 November 1907 – 28 January 2002) was a Swedish writer of fiction and screenplays.

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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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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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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 StockholmOctober 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 (22February 1806 in Madesjö30August 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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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Carl XVI Gustaf (full name: Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus; born 30 April 1946) is the King of Sweden.

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Dag Hammarskjöld

Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish economist and diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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Dagens Industri

Dagens Industri (often referred to as DI and stylized as Dagens industri) is a financial newspaper in tabloid format published in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Dagens Nyheter

Dagens Nyheter (lit. "the day's news"), abbreviated DN, is a daily newspaper in Sweden.

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A dictionary, sometimes known as a wordbook, is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often arranged alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), which may include information on definitions, usage, etymologies, pronunciations, translation, etc.

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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 after he had been nominated by Nathan Söderblom, member of the Swedish Academy.

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Evert Taube

Axel Evert Taube; (1890–1976) was a Swedish author, artist, composer and singer.

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Financial crime

Financial crime is crime committed against property, involving the unlawful conversion of the ownership of property (belonging to one person) to one's own personal use and benefit.

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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, literary historian, sinologist 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 in 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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Herbert Tingsten

Herbert Lars Gustaf Tingsten (17 March 1896 – 26 December 1973) was a Swedish political scientist, writer and newspaper publisher.

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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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Jayne Svenungsson

Jayne Christine Svenungsson (born 9 December 1973) is a Swedish theologian and writer.

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Jean-Claude Arnault

Jean-Claude Arnault (born 15 August 1946), known in Swedish media as "the cultural profile" (Swedish: kulturprofilen), is a French-Swedish former photographer and artistic director of the cultural center Forum – Nutidsplats för kultur (translation: "Forum – Contemporary Scene of Culture") at Sigtunagatan 14 in Stockholm, who became widely known after being accused of sexual assault in connection with the Me Too movement.

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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 14November 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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List of members of the Swedish Academy

This is a list of members of the Swedish Academy by seat number.

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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 news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News 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; Nobelprisen) is a set of six annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances.

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Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist 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) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Per Hallström

Per August Leonard 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) 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 Ahmed Salman Rushdie (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, Vem är det: Svensk biografisk handbok 1993, p. 235) is a Swedish scholar of literature and aesthetics.

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Sara Stridsberg

Sara Brita Stridsberg (born 29 August 1972 in Solna, Stockholm County) is a Swedish author and translator.

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Selma Lagerlöf

Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf (20 November 1858 – 16 March 1940) was a Swedish author and teacher.

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Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 952,058 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 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 and 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. The majority of the volumes remain unbound in this set. Svenska Akademiens ordbok, abbreviated 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, abbreviated SAOL, is a glossary published every few years by the Swedish Academy.

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Svenska Dagbladet

Svenska Dagbladet ("The Swedish Daily News"), abbreviated SvD, is a daily newspaper published in Stockholm, Sweden.

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

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Swedish Economic Crime Authority

The Swedish Economic Crime Authority (Ekobrottsmyndigheten, abbreviated EBM or SECA) is a Swedish government agency organized under the Ministry of Justice, with the mandate to investigate and prosecute financial crimes, like dishonesty to creditors, bookkeeping crime, market abuse crime, tax crime and EU fraud.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in 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 New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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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 and inspired in part by the life of the prophet Muhammad.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå

TT News Agency (TT) – former Tidningarnas Telegrambyrå – is a Swedish news agency, the largest in Scandinavia, owned jointly by the country's newspapers and the media groups behind them.

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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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Tove Jansson

Tove Marika Jansson (Finland; 9 August 1914 – 27 June 2001) was a Swedish-speaking Finnish author, novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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Werner Aspenström

Karl Werner Aspenström (13 November 1918 – 25 January 1997) was a Swedish poet.

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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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