Axel Klinckowström

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Axel Klinckowström.

Axel Klinckowström (1867–1936) was a Swedish baron, zoologist, Arctic and Antarctic explorer, fiction writer and memoirist. Among his works were the libretto Waldemarsskatten from 1898 and the play Olof Trätälja from 1908.[1]

The Svalbard fjord Klinckowströmfjorden is named after him.[2]


  1. ^ Godal, Anne Marit (ed.). "Axel Klinckowström". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Klinckowströmfjorden (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 22 August 2013.