Herman Lindqvist (journalist)

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Herman Lindqvist
Herman Lindqvist
Herman Lindqvist during a campaign for Barncancerfonden at Kungsträdgården in Stockholm may 2013.
Born (1943-04-01) 1 April 1943 (age 73)
Bromma, Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Writer, journalist
Nationality Swedish
Period 1969–present
Genre Popular history
Notable works Historien om Sverige
Partner Liliana Komorowska

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Herman Lindqvist (born 1 April 1943 in Stockholm) is a Swedish journalist who has served as foreign correspondent in many countries and authored a number of popular books on Swedish history.[1] In particular his multiple-volume Historien om Sverige (1992–2002) has become very popular, but has also drawn criticism for allegedly lacking historical accuracy.[2]


  1. ^ Herman Lindqvist, author presentation at Albert Bonniers förlag, accessed April 26, 2010 (Swedish)
  2. ^ Herman snubblar, review by Peter Englund in Expressen, September 1994 (Swedish)