Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok

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Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok
LocationBangkok, Thailand
Address20th Floor, One Pacific Place
140 Sukhumvit Road,
between soi 4 and soi 6, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates13°44′25.93″N 100°33′17.22″E / 13.7405361°N 100.5547833°E / 13.7405361; 100.5547833Coordinates: 13°44′25.93″N 100°33′17.22″E / 13.7405361°N 100.5547833°E / 13.7405361; 100.5547833
AmbassadorStaffan Herrström (since 2015)
WebsiteOfficial website

Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok (Swedish: Sveriges ambassad i Bangkok Thai: สถานเอกอัครราชทูตสวีเดนประจำประเทศไทย) is Sweden's diplomatic mission in Thailand. The ambassador is also accredited to the Philippines, Laos and Burma.[1]

Heads of Mission[edit]

Name Period Title Accreditation
Johan Hultman 1931–1936 Envoy Accredited from the embassy in Tokyo.
Widar Bagge 1937–1945 Envoy Accredited from the embassy in Tokyo.
Torsten Hammarström 1947–1951 Envoy Accredited from the embassy in Beijing.
Hugo Wistrand 1953–1956 Envoy Accredited from the embassy in Beijing.
Klas Böök 1956–1959 Envoy Accredited from the embassy in Beijing.
Tord Hagen 1959–1964 Ambassador Also accredited to Rangoon, Saigon (from 1960) and Phnom Penh (from 1961).
Åke Sjölin 1964–1967 Ambassador Also accredited to Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur and Saigon, Vientiane (from 1965), Singapore (from 1966).
Axel Lewenhaupt 1967–1970 Ambassador Also accredited to Rangoon, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.[2]
Eric Virgin 1970–1976 Ambassador Also accredited to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Rangoon and Vientiane.
Jean-Christophe Öberg 1976–1981 Ambassador Also accredited to Vientiane and Singapore.
Axel Edelstam 1981–1983 Ambassador Also accredited to Vientiane and Singapore.
Nils-Olov Hasslev 1983–1986 Ambassador Also accredited to Vientiane.
Olov Ternström 1986–1992 Ambassador
Eva Heckscher 1992–1997 Ambassador Also accredited Vientiane, Phnom Penh and Rangoon.[3]
Inga Eriksson Fogh 1997–1999 Ambassador
Jan Axel Nordlander 1999–2004 Ambassador
Jonas Hafström 2004–2007 Ambassador
Lennart Linnér 2007–2011 Ambassador Also accredited to Rangoon, Vientiane and Manila (from 2008).[4]
Klas Molin 2011–2015 Ambassador Also accredited to Rangoon, Vientiane and Manila.[5]
Staffan Herrström 2015–present Ambassador Also accredited to Rangoon, Vientiane and Manila (until 2016).[note 1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ The Swedish Embassy in Manila will reopen in 2016 and an ambassador will then be stationed there.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Embassy". Government of Sweden. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
  2. ^ Lagerström, Sten, ed. (1968). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1969 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1969] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 554.
  3. ^ Uddling, Hans; Paabo, Katrin, eds. (1994). Vem är det: svensk biografisk handbok. 1995 [Who is it: Swedish biographical handbook. 1995] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Norstedt. p. 451. ISBN 91-1-943202-X. LIBRIS 8261514.
  4. ^ "Ambassadören som flyttade hem" [The ambassador who moved back home] (in Swedish). Motivation.se. 30 August 2011. Retrieved 8 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Kreditivbrevsceremoni i Manila" [Letters of credence ceremony in Manila] (in Swedish). Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok. 14 January 2013. Archived from the original on 8 July 2016. Retrieved 8 July 2016.

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