| 18 June 1911
Lund, Sweden (1911-06-18) |
May 21, 2010, Gothenburg, Sweden
Ingrid Segerstedt Wiberg Wikipedia
Ingrid Segerstedt Wiberg (18 June 1911 – 21 May 2010) was a Swedish journalist and politician. She was a prominent activist for freedom of speech, peace, human rights and the care of refugees.
She served as chairman of the Swedish section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom from 1975-81.
Segerstedt Wiberg was born in Lund 18 June 1911 as the second child of Norgwegian Augusta Wilhelmina Synnestvedt and Swedish journalist Torgny Segerstedt. When Segerstedt Wiberg was one year old, the family moved to Stockholm and later on to Gothenburg in 1917, when her father became editor in chief for the newspaper Göteborgs Handels- och Sjöfartstidning.
Between 1958 and 1970 Segerstedt Wiberg was a member of the Riksdagen representing the Liberal People's Party.