Presentation of medals at the Royal Palace of Stockholm

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12th size with chain, former Justice of the Supreme Court Sten Heckscher. Photo: Jonas Ekström/Scanpix

On Wednesday 2 February, The King and Queen presented H.M. The King's Medal and the Litteris et Artibus Medal.
The following medals were awarded:

H.M. The King's Medal

12th size with chain


Former Justice of the Supreme Court Sten Heckscher — For outstanding contributions to the Swedish judicial system

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


Governor of the Royal Palaces Dr Lennart Ahlgren — For meritorious services as Governor of the Royal Palaces
Director of the Information and Press Department Nina Eldh — For meritorious services as Director of the Information and Press Department
Director Gerald Engström — For outstanding contributions to Swedish business
President Peter Gudmundson — For significant work in education and research
Former Minister Lars Leijonborg — For outstanding political achievements
Chairman of the Board Anders Löfberg — For outstanding contributions to Swedish business
Chairman of the Board Peter Wallenberg — For outstanding contributions to Swedish business      
 

12th size with a bright-blue ribbon


Professor Antal Nemeth — For significant work within the field of paediatrics

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


Museum Director Johan Cederlund — For significant contributions to the Swedish arts
Dr Clarence Crafoord — For significant contributions within psychiatry
Manager Pär Johansson — For significant work within the field of management
Director Lars Martinson — For significant contributions to Swedish business
Theatre Director Eva Rydberg — For outstanding contributions to Swedish theatre
Director Johan Sjöberg — For significant contributions to Swedish business
Chairman of the Board Crister Stark — For significant contributions to Swedish business

The Litteris et Artibus Medal


Court Singer Malena Ernman — For outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer
Director Knut Hendriksen — For outstanding artistic contributions as a director
Actor Sten Ljunggren — For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor
Court Singer Peter Mattei — For outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer
Pianist Lucia Negro — For outstanding artistic contributions as a pianist
Actor Marie Richardson — For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor
Director Staffan Roos — For outstanding artistic contributions as a director
Opera singer Susanne Rydén — For outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer

H.M. The King's Medal

8th size with a bright-blue ribbon


Secretary General Göran Harnesk — For significant contributions for children and young people
Club director and former ice hockey player Håkan Loob — For outstanding contributions as an ice hockey player and sports leader
Photographer Hans Persson — For artistic contributions as a photographer
Cathedral organist Agneta Sköld — For outstanding contributions to Swedish music

H.M. The King's Medal for those who serve at the Royal Court


 


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


First Supervisor Morgan Gerle — For meritorious services to the Royal Court

8th size in silver with a bright-blue ribbon (extra waiter for 25 years)

 
Magnus Alback — For 25 years' service as an extra waiter
Bo Jonsson — For 25 years' service as an extra waiter
Nils Selander — For 25 years' service as an extra waiter

For long and faithful service

(Medal, watch or artwork made of glass)


Cleaner Yvonne Sjöblom — For long and faithful service with the Drottningholm Palace Administration
Painter Göran Westerholm — For long and faithful service with the Royal Djurgården Administration

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