Axel Nordlander

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Axel Nordlander
Axel Nordlander 1912.jpg
Nordlander and Lady Artist in 1912
Birth name Axel Nils August Nordlander
Born (1879-09-21)21 September 1879
Hagge bruk, Sweden
Died 30 April 1962(1962-04-30) (aged 82)
Service/branch Swedish Army
Years of service 1900–1946[1]
Rank Cavalry captain
Unit Scanian Hussar Regiment (1906–25)
Scanian Cavalry Regiment (1929–46)
Medal record
Men's equestrian
Representing  Sweden
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1912 Stockholm Individual eventing
Gold medal – first place 1912 Stockholm Team eventing

Axel Nils August Nordlander (21 September 1879 – 30 April 1962) was a Swedish officer and horse rider. He competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics and won the individual and team eventing competitions.[2][3]


  1. ^ Harnesk, Paul, ed. (1948). Vem är vem?. D. 4, Skånedelen [Who is Who?. D. 4, Scania part] (in Swedish). Stockholm: Vem är vem bokförlag. pp. 409–410. 
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Axel Nordlander". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. 
  3. ^ Axel Nordlander. Swedish Olympic Committee

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