Myrdal, Gunnar

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Swedish economist and sociologist, politician (Social Democrats)
Brandt became acquainted with him during his exile in Sweden.

  • 1898 born
  • 1924 Marriage to Alva Reimer
  • 1933-1950 Professor at the Stockholm University of Commerce
  • 1945-1947 Minister of Commerce
  • 1947-1957 Director of the UN Economic Commission for Europe
  • 1960-1967 Professor at the University of Stockholm
  • 1974 Nobel Prize in Economics
  • 1987 died
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Democratic Socialist and Journalist in Sweden 1940-1946


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