Mohammed Knut Bernström

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Mohammed Knut Johan Richard Bernström (October 22, 1919 - October 21, 2009) was a former Swedish diplomat, who converted to Islam.[1] He was also a Muslim scholar and translator of the Quran.

As a diplomat, he worked in Spain, France, Soviet Union, United States, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela and Morocco. He was the Swedish ambassador to Venezuela 1963-1969, Spain 1973-1976 and Morocco 1976-1983.

On his own initiative, he went into pension in 1983, converted to Islam in 1986 and took the name Muhammad.



  1. ^ Anne Sofie Roald (2004). New Muslims in the European Context: The Experience of Scandinavian Converts . Brill Academic Publishers. pg.130

External links[edit]

  • Al-Quran project includes the Qur'an translation of Mohammed Knut Bernström.

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