Svante Paabo


Birthday April 20, 1955

Birth Sign Taurus

Birthplace Sweden

Age 68 years old

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Swedish biologist who is known best for his work in evolutionary genetics. He became a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2000.

Before Fame

He was educated at Uppsala University.


He received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the highest honor for German research.

Family Life

He is the son of Nobel Prize-winning biochemist Sune Bergstrom.

Associated With

He was born in the same country as film director Ingmar Bergman.