Stieg Larsson Biography

Karl Stig-Erland "Stieg" Larsson was a Swedish journalist and writer. He is best known for writing the "Millennium trilogy" of crime novels, which were published posthumously. Larsson lived much of his life in Stockholm and worked there in the field of journalism and as an independent researcher of right-wing extremism.

He was the second best-selling author in the world for 2008, behind Khaled Hosseini. The third novel in the series, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest, became the most sold book in the United States in 2010 according to Publishers Weekly. By December 2013, his "Millennium series" had sold 75 million copies worldwide. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Stieg Larsson
Full Name:
Karl Stig-Erland Larsson
Nationality:
Sweden
Profession:
Writer, Journalist, Crime writer
Ethnicity:
Swedes
Date of Birth:
August 15, 1954
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
November 9, 2004
Age at Death:
50
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
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