It is 74 years today since Ingrid Hedström was born.
TThe Swedish journalist and author Ingrid Hedström were born in Söderhamn in the central Swedish province of Hälsingland, and then moved to Avesta in nearby Dalarna when she was five years old. She is said to be one of the 1960’s so-called "welfare-state princesses", meaning that she was the first in her family to graduate from high school. She completed her final exam at Avesta Grammar School in...
Sample of Authors
1908 - 1979
The Finnish author Mika Waltari is considered one of the foremost Nordic authors of the 20th century. Many of his books are...Further reading
The British author Andrew John Robert Taylor was born in Stevenage, Hertfordshire and grew up in East Anglia. He attended...Further reading
Gulik, Robert van
1910 - 1967
Robert Hans van Gulik was born in Zutphen, the Netherlands, and grew up in Batavia (now Jakarta) in the former Dutch East...Further reading
1926 - 2005
John Robert Fowles was born in a middle-class family in the Essex town of Leigh-on-Sea. His father, Robert Fowles, dreamt...Further reading