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Swedish Poles

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Swedish Poles (Swedish: Svenskpolacker), also called Polish Swedes, are Swedish citizens or residents of Polish ethnic, cultural and linguistic heritage or identity. There are 78,175 people born in Poland living in Sweden today, as well as 40,100 people born in Sweden with at least one parent born in Poland.



  • Jerzy Einhorn, medical doctor, researcher and politician (Kristdemokraterna)
  • Jerzy Sarnecki, professor in criminology at Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Samuel Linde, linguist, librarian, and lexicographer of the Polish language
  • Actors

  • Izabella Scorupco, actress and model
  • Sara Sommerfeld, actress
  • Music

  • Danny Saucedo, singer and songwriter
  • Dominika Peczynski, singer and model
  • Henryk Lipp, musician and producer
  • Martin Rolinski, singer
  • Peter Jablonski, concert pianist
  • Thomas Rusiak, rapper, hip hop producer, musician and singer
  • Politics

  • Adam Cwejman, lobbyist and former politician. Cwejman has mixed Polish Catholic, Ukrainian Orthodox and Jewish background.
  • Eliza Roszkowska Öberg, Moderate Party politician
  • Royalty and nobility

  • Catherine Jagiellon, Duchess of Finland (1562–83), Queen Consort of Sweden (1569–83), Grand Princess of Finland (1581–83) and heir to her mother's claim to the title of King of Jerusalem
  • Cnut the Great, King of Denmark, England, Norway and parts of Sweden
  • John II Casimir Vasa, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania
  • Sigismund III Vasa, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania
  • Władysław IV Vasa, Polish and Swedish prince from the House of Vasa
  • Sports

  • Dag Szepanski, former football player
  • Igor Sypniewski, former football player
  • Ivo Pękalski, football player
  • Maciej Lampe, professional basketball player for Caja Laboral in Spain
  • Mariusz Czerkawski, ice hockey player
  • Michal Zajkowski, ice hockey player
  • Oscar Lewicki, football player
  • Stefan Liv, ice hockey player
  • Television

  • Anna Anka, model and TV personality
  • Writers and journalists

  • Göran Rosenberg, journalist and author
  • Katrin Zytomierska, blogger, columnist, television host and businesswoman
  • Katrine Kielos, writer and journalist
  • Kissie, blogger (Swedish father, Polish mother)
  • Maciej Zaremba, journalist and author
  • Peter Wolodarski, journalist
  • Others

  • Jerzy Luczak-Szewczyk, painter, drawer and sculptor
  • Czesław Słania, accomplished postage stamp and banknote engraver
  • References

    Swedish Poles Wikipedia

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