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Chairmen of the Board of the Nobel Foundation

1901 - 1907 Erik Gustaf Boström (appointed in 1900) - FD h.c., former Prime Minister

1907 - 1918 Fredrik Wachtmeister - Count, FD h.c., JD h.c., Chancellor of the Swedish Universities, Foreign Minister

1918 - 1929 Henrik Schück - FD, TD h.c., Professor of History of Literature, President of Uppsala University, Member of the Swedish Academy

1929 - 1947 Hjalmar Hammarskjöld - JD h.c., FD h.c., Governor, former Prime Minister, Member of the Swedish Academy

1947 - 1960 Birger Ekeberg - JD, FD h.c., Marshal of the Realm, Cabinet Minister, Member of the Swedish Academy

1960 - 1964 Arne Tiselius - FD, MD h.c., Professor of Biochemistry at Uppsala University, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1948

1965 Bertil Lindblad - FD, Professor, Astronomer of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Professor Lindblad died after a short time as Chairman.

1965 - 1975 Ulf von Euler - MD, Professor of Physiology at Karolinska Institutet, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1970

1975 - 1987 Sune Bergström - MD, Professor of Chemistry at Karolinska Institutet, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1982

1987 - 1993 Lars Gyllensten - MD, Professor, Writer, Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Member of the Swedish Academy

1993 - 2005 Bengt Samuelsson - MD, Professor of Medical and Physiological Chemistry at Karolinska Institutet, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1982

2005 - Storch, Marcus - MD h.c., Former President and Chief Executive Officer of AGA AB

Executive Directors of the Nobel Foundation

1901 - 1912 Henrik Santesson (appointed in 1900) - JK, Assistant Circuit Judge

1913 - 1929 Henrik Sederholm - JK, Assistant Circuit Judge

1929 - 1946 Ragnar Sohlman - Executor of Nobel's Last Will, Assistant Under-Secretary of the National Board of Trade

1946 - 1948 Sven Hammarskjöld - JK, Justice of Appeal

1948 - 1972 Nils K. Ståhle - JK, JD h.c., Envoy

1972 - 1992 Stig Ramel - Baron, JPM, MD h.c., JD h.c., FD h.c.

1992 - Michael Sohlman - FK, former Under-Secretary for Foreign Trade

 


 

FD - Doctor of Philosophy
FK - Bachelor of Arts
JD - Doctor of Laws
JPM - Master of Laws and Political Science
JK - Bachelor of Laws
MD - Doctor of Medicine
TD - Doctor of Theology

h.c. - honoris causa

 

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