The King awards medals

On Friday 15 June, The King awarded medals at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
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The King has decided to award medals as follows:

THE SERAPHIM MEDAL


Professor Herbert Blomstedt
For highly outstanding contributions within Swedish music
 
Professor Stig Strömholm 
For highly meritorious achievements within Swedish academia and culture    

H.M. THE KING'S MEDAL


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Former Secretary General Lars-Åke Lagrell
For valuable contributions as Former Secretary of the Swedish Football Association
 
Former Justice of the Supreme Administrative Court Bengt-Åke Nilsson
For valuable contributions within Swedish administration and society
 
Former Justice of the Supreme Court Nina Pripp
For valuable contributions within Swedish administration and society
 
Former Minister Mona Sahlin
For many years of outstanding political achievement
 
Director Jens Spendrup
For significant contributions to Swedish industry

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Director Marie Ehrling
For outstanding contributions to Swedish industry
 
Director Björn Jakobson 
For significant contributions to Swedish industry
 
Chairman Benne Lantz
For significant contributions to Swedish working life and society
 
Director Johan Malmquist 
For outstanding contributions to Swedish industry
 
University President Staffan Rydén
For significant contributions to the development of Swedish dramatic art
 
Concert Hall Director Michael Tydén 
For outstanding contributions to Swedish music
 
Museum Director Elsebeth Welander-Berggren
For significant contributions as a museum director

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Former Assistant Undersecretary Lars Blomgren
For meritorious contributions in connection with the Royal Wedding Fund
 
Professor Emeritus Ove Bring
For committed and successful contributions within legal science, particularly within the field of international law and human rights
 
Architectural historian Ralph Edenheim
For valuable contributions to Sweden's architectural heritage
 
Professor Sten Grillner
For outstanding contributions within neurophysiology
 
Professor Olle Häger
For significant contributions as an educator, particularly as a creator of historical documentaries
 
Professor Staffan Ulfstrand
For outstanding scientific achievements as a zooecologist and as a popular science writer
 
Professor Hans Villius
For significant contributions as an educator, particularly as a creator of historical documentaries
 
Physician to the King Professor Jan Östergren
For meritorious services as Physician to the King
 

THE LITTERIS ET ARTIBUS MEDAL


Actor Claes Eriksson
For outstanding artistic contributions as a director
 
Poet Arne Johnsson
For outstanding artistic contributions as a poet
 
Director Stefan Larsson
For outstanding artistic contributions as a director
 
Professor and conductor Stefan Parkman
For outstanding artistic contributions as a choirmaster
  

H.M. THE KING'S MEDAL


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Professor and circus director Tilde Björfors
For valuable contributions towards the development of circus art
 
Composer Jörgen Elofsson
For valuable contributions as a composer and songwriter
 
Structural engineer Claes Lindgren
For meritorious services within the Royal Djurgården Administration
 
Director Spyridon Mylonopoulos
For significant contributions within Swedish industry