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Björn-Ola Linnér

Björn-Ola Linnér, Swedish environmental scientist, researcher. Recipient His Majesty’s the King of Sweden award for Internationalization of Science upon his 50th anniversary, Swedish Institute, 1997; Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundations scholar, Knut and Alice Wallenberg, 1995.


  • Linnér, Björn-Ola was born on July 20, 1963 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Sven Erik Arne and Estrid Margareta Linnér.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in History of Ideas, History, Literature, Lund University, Sweden, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Linköping, Sweden, 1998.


    • Assistant professor Linköping University, 1999—2003, associate professor, since 2003. Director Center for Climate Science and Policy, Norrköping, Sweden, since 2006.


    • Married Monica Christine Brännström, August 1, 1992. Children: Alva Estrid Christine, Emil Björn Bors Zackarias, Saga Julia Gertrud, Love Daniel Perseus.
    • father: Sven Erik Arne
    • mother: Estrid Margareta Linnér
    • spouse: Monica Christine Brännström
    • children: Alva Estrid Christine Linnér
    • Emil Björn Bors Zackarias Linnér
    • Saga Julia Gertrud Linnér
    • Love Daniel Perseus Linnér
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    Born July 20, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1990
    • 1998
      University Linköping
    • 2006
      director, Center for Climate Science and Policy
      Norrköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden