Person    | Male  Born 30/1/1927  Died 28/2/1986

Olof Palme

Categories: Politics & Administration, Tragedy

Countries: Sweden

Swedish politician, statesman and Prime Minister (1969-76). Born Stockholm. 1986, late one night he and his wife were walking home from the cinema when he was shot in the back and died. No one was convicted of his murder.

2019: 'The Man Who Played with Fire: Stieg Larsson's Lost Files and the Hunt for an Assassin by Jan Stocklassa was published. Larsson (who died 2004) was obsessed with the case; collecting material, theorising and looking for evidence.

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