The King awards medals

Rickard Wolff. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures

On Tuesday 14 June, The King awarded medals at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Watch a film of The King's speech to the medal recipients here.
The medals were awarded to the following people:

H.M. THE KING'S MEDAL


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Director Signhild Arnegård Hansen
For significant contributions to Swedish business

Former Justice of the Supreme Court Professor Bertil Bengtsson
For many years of significant contributions to legal science and the Swedish judicial system

Ambassador Örjan Berner
For outstanding contributions within foreign service

Direktör Anders Dahlvig
For outstanding contributions to Swedish business

Former Minister Inger Davidson
For outstanding political achievements

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County Governor Gunvor Engström
For outstanding contributions to society

Editor Christina Hamrin
For many years of outstanding contributions within various social and cultural areas, particularly scientific research within the media and family business

Director Ola Hildingsson
For significant contributions to Swedish business

Manager Dan Olofsson
For significant contributions to Swedish business and philanthropic work

Professor Emeritus Joen Sachs
For many years of significant contributions to the field of town planning

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Professor Brita Bergman
For significant contributions within the field of sign language research

Professor Lars Bergström
For significant work in Swedish research, including as secretary to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences' Nobel Committee for Physics

Journalist Kerstin Brunnberg
For outstanding contributions within the media and journalism

Musician Monica Dominique
For outstanding contributions within Swedish music

Musician Carl-Axel Dominique
For outstanding contributions within Swedish music

Director Patrik Engellau
For significant contributions within Swedish social life

Musician Peter Eriksson
For significant contributions within Swedish music

Priest Per Harling
For valuable and diverse work for the church, both in Sweden and abroad

Professor Hans Jörnvall
For significant work in Swedish research, including as secretary to Karolinska Institutet's Nobel Committee

Director Bertil Klarin
For significant contributions to the Swedish World Rally Championships

Director Björn Melander
For outstanding artistic contributions to Swedish theatre

Surveyor to the Royal Household Hans Norlén
For meritorious contributions to the Office of the Marshal of the Court

THE LITTERIS ET ARTIBUS MEDAL


Guitarist Mats Bergström
For outstanding artistic contributions as a musician

Actor Hans Klinga
For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor

Choirmaster Ingemar Månsson
For outstanding artistic contributions within choral music

Choreographer Virpi Pahkinen
For outstanding artistic contributions as a dancer and choreographer

Musician Lena Willemark
For outstanding artistic contributions as a singer and musician

Actor Rikard Wolff
For outstanding artistic contributions as an actor

H.M. THE KING'S MEDAL


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Manager Ingrid Aspegren
For many years of dedicated efforts for Sweden and Swedish industry abroad

Photographer Jens Assur
For significant contributions to photographic and cinematic expression

Court Secretary Maria Fritz
For meritorious services within the Royal Collections

Composer Giovanni Impellizzeri
For significant contributions to opera in Södertälje

Director Kjell Sundvall
For outstanding artistic contributions to Swedish film

Find out more about medal presentations here.