The King awards medals

On Tuesday 20 June, The King awarded HM The King's Medal and the Litteris et Artibus Medal during a ceremony in Queen Lovisa Ulrika's Dining Hall at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.

HM The King's Medal was instituted around 1814, and is awarded in a number of different sizes. It is awarded to Swedish and foreign citizens for exceptional contributions.

The Litteris et Artibus Medal was instituted in 1853 by Crown Prince Carl (XV)opens in new window. The medal is awarded for outstanding artistic contributions, mainly within the fields of music, theatrical performance and literature.

HM THE KING'S MEDAL

12th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim

Former Minister Allan Larsson
For outstanding contributions within Swedish politics and public administration.

Vice-Chancellor Jens Schollin
For significant contributions within Swedish academia.

12th size with a bright blue ribbon

Economist Klas Eklund
For meritorious services as an economist.

Entrepreneur Sven Hagströmer
For outstanding contributions within Swedish industry.

Director Carina Lundberg Markow
For significant contributions within Swedish industry.

Judge of the EU General Court Carl Wetter
For meritorious services as a judge and lawyer.

8th size with the ribbon of the Order of the Seraphim

BDiv Margareta Grape
For outstanding contributions within Swedish and international ecclesiastical service.

Professor Bengt Gustafsson
For significant contributions as an astrophysicist.

Docent Per Gärdsell
For meritorious services within sports medicine.

Bandleader Leif Kronlund
For meritorious services as a musician.

Journalist Britt-Marie Mattsson Holmberg
For outstanding contributions as a journalist.

Professor Anders Persson
For significant contributions within medical image science.

General Manager of the Berwaldhallen Concert Hall Helena Wessman
For outstanding contributions within Swedish musical life.

Professor Anders Ynnerman
For significant contributions within medical image science.

Artist Gustáv Kraitz receives HM The King's medal, 8th size with a bright-blue ribbon. Photo: royalcourt.se

8th size with a bright blue ribbon

Choirmistress and singing teacher Karin Eklundh
For significant contributions as a choirmistress and singing teacher.

Bibliographer Ove Hagelin
For outstanding contributions as a bibliographer.

Hurdler Susanna Kallur
For meritorious services as a hurdler.

Artist Gusztáv Kraitz
For significant contributions as a ceramicist.

Artist Ulla Kraitz
For significant contributions as a ceramicist.

Theatre manager Michael Meschke
For meritorious services as a theatre manager.

President of the national organisation GAPF Sara Mohammad
For significant contributions to women's rights.

Honorary Chair Claire Rosvall
For significant contributions as founder of the My Special Day Foundation.

Director Christina Wahlström
For outstanding contributions within Swedish maternity care.

Karin Perers received HM The King's medal for significant contributions within Swedish society. Photo: royalcourt.se

5th size with a bright blue ribbon

Managing Director Birgitta Notlöf
For meritorious services in support of women from immigrant backgrounds.

Chairman of the Board Karin Perers
For significant contributions within Swedish society.

Costume designer Nina Sandström
For outstanding contributions as a costume designer..

THE LITTERIS ET ARTIBUS MEDAL

Actor Lars Humble
For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor.

Author Ola Larsmo
For outstanding artistic work as an author.

Actor Rolf Lassgård
For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor.

Rolf Lassgård received the Litteris et Artibus Medal for outstanding artistic contributions as an actor. Photo: royalcourt.se