The King awards medals

On Thursday 16 June, The King awarded HM The King's Medal and the Litteris et Artibus Medal during a ceremony in the Bernadotte Library 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). The medal is awarded for outstanding artistic contributions, mainly within the fields of music, theatrical performance and literature.

Nils Landgren received the Litteris et Artibus Medal for outstanding artistic contributions as a musician, and Annika Falkengren received HM The King's Medal for significant contributions to Swedish industry. Photo: royalcourt.se

HM THE KING'S MEDAL 

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

Justice of the Supreme Court Karin Almgren
For outstanding contributions within the Swedish judiciary.

Mrs Dagmar von Arbin
For many years of contributions within the Royal Court.

CEO Annika Falkengren
For significant contributions within Swedish industry.

European Court of Justice Judge Carl Gustav Fernlund
For meritorious services as a judge at the European Court of Justice.

Professor Tomas Lindahl
For outstanding contributions within chemistry.

Director Jan Lindman
For meritorious services as a director and as administrative director of the Office of the Marshal of the Realm.

Professor Christina Moberg
For significant contributions within Swedish academia. 

Kathrine Löfberg receives HM The King's Medal for meritorious contributions to Swedish industry. Photo: royalcourt.se

12th size with a bright blue ribbon

Director Lena Apler
For meritorious contributions within Swedish industry.

Lawyer Axel Calissendorff
For significant contributions as a lawyer.

Director David Dangoor
For meritorious services in connection with Swedish-American trade relations.

Former Director General Marie Hafström
For outstanding contributions within Swedish public administration.

Chairman Ulf Karlberg
For significant contributions within Swedish industry and for the Global Child Forum.

Director Paul Lederhausen
For meritorious services as an entrepreneur and philanthropist.

David Dangoor receives HM The King's Medal for meritorious contributions in connection with Swedish-American trade relations. Photo: royalcourt.se

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

Architect Christina von Arbin
For outstanding contributions within Swedish public administration and Swedish and international cultural heritage conservation.

Professor Sverker Gustavsson
For significant contributions within Swedish academia.

Chairman of the Board Kathrine Löfberg
For meritorious contributions within Swedish industry.

Professor Björn O. Nilsson
For outstanding contributions within Swedish academia.

Professor Ulrik Ringborg
For meritorious contributions within Swedish and international medical research.

Professor Karin Schenck-Gustafsson
For outstanding contributions within Swedish medical research.

Court Singer Elin Rombo received the Litteris et Artibus Medal for outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer. Photo: royalcourt.se

8th size with a bright blue ribbon

Mrs Gunbritt Berggren
For meritorious contributions as director of Karlfeldtsgården Sångs i Sjugare.

First Palace Guard Eva Granat
For meritorious services at the Office of the Marshal of the Court.

Tailor Elisabeth Hertzberg
For significant contributions as a master tailor and costume manager at Stockholm City Theatre.

Steward Åke Hovgard
For meritorious services at the Office of the Marshal of the Court.

Magnus Lindgren receives the Litteris et Artibus Medal for outstanding artistic contributions as a musician. Photo: royalcourt.se

THE LITTERIS ET ARTIBUS MEDAL

Musician Nils Landgren
For outstanding artistic contributions as a musician.

Writer and artist Lars Lerin
For outstanding artistic work as a writer and artist.

Musician Magnus Lindgren
For outstanding artistic contributions as a musician.

Court Singer Elin Rombo
For outstanding artistic contributions as an opera singer.

Lars Lerin received the Litteris et Artibus Medal for outstanding artistic contributions as a writer and artist. Photo: royalcourt.se

FOR LONG AND FAITHFUL SERVICE

Linen Chamber Maid Louise Nordin
For long and faithful service at the Office of the Governor.

Personnel secretary Elisabeth Ridderstedt
For long and faithful service at the Office of the Marshal of the Realm.