Per Olof Sundman, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Per Olof Sundman

Swedish politician

Date of Birth: 04-Sep-1922

Place of Birth: Vaxholm, Sweden

Date of Death: 09-Oct-1992

Profession: writer, politician

Nationality: Sweden

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Per Olof Sundman

  • Per Olof Sundman (4 September 1922, Vaxholm – 9 October 1992, Stockholm) was a Swedish writer and politician. Sundman was born in Vaxholm.
  • After World War II, Sundman joined the Centre Party and was elected to the Riksdag. Per Olof Sundman released his first book in 1957 and soon became a successful writer, even internationally.
  • His writing has been compared to that of Ernest Hemingway.
  • In 1968, Sundman received the Nordic Council's Literature Prize for his 1967 novel Ingenjör AndrĂ©es luftfärd (The Flight of the Eagle) and in 1975, he became a member of the Swedish Academy, seat 6.
  • His seat is now held by Tomas Riad.

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