Flygt in 2013
|Born||14 June 1964|
|Awards||August Prize (2001)|
Torbjörn Flygt (born 1964) is a Swedish novelist. He made his literary debut in 1995 with the novel Längsta ögonblicket. Among his other novels is Män vid kusten from 1997. He was awarded the August Prize in 2001 for the novel Underdog , a story set in Malmö.
The August Prize is an annual Swedish literary prize that has been given out since 1989 by the Swedish Publishers' Association.
Underdog is a 2001 novel by Swedish author Torbjörn Flygt. It won the August Prize in 2001.
Malmö is the largest city of the Swedish county of Skåne County, the third-largest city in Sweden, after Stockholm and Gothenburg, and the sixth-largest city in Scandinavia, with a population of 312,012 inhabitants in 2017 out of a municipal total of 338,230. The Malmö Metropolitan Region is home to over 700,000 people, and the Øresund Region, which includes Malmö, is home to 4 million people.
Torbjörn Anders Nilsson is a Swedish former football striker. He is considered to be one of the best Swedish footballers of all time, having won the Swedish championship twice and the UEFA Cup once with IFK Göteborg, where he spent most of his career. He also had a less successful spell in the Netherlands with PSV Eindhoven and a better one in Germany with 1. FC Kaiserslautern.
Torbjörn Oskar Caspersson was a Swedish cytologist and geneticist. He was born in Motala and attended the University of Stockholm, where he studied medicine and biophysics.
Torbjørn Sindballe is a Danish professional triathlete who was forced to end his competition triathlon career due to heart problems. Torbjørn Sindballe lives in northern Sjælland with his wife Mette, and their 5-year-old son Oskar.
Knut Torbjørn Eggen was a Norwegian football coach and player, famous for his time in Rosenborg as a player, and Moss and Fredrikstad as a coach. He was the son of Norway's most successful football coach, Nils Arne Eggen.
Torbjørn Andersen is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party.
Torbjørn Yggeseth was a Norwegian ski jumper who was active in the 1960s.
Torbjørn Hansen is a Norwegian politician representing the Conservative Party (Høyre). He is currently a representative of Hordaland in the Storting and was first elected in 2001.
Torbjörn, Thorbjörn, Torbjørn, or Thorbjørn are modern Swedish, Norwegian and Danish forms of the Old Norse and Icelandic name Þorbjörn, meaning thunder and bear.
Torbjörn Blomdahl is a Swedish professional carom billiards player from Helsingborg, Sweden. He is a five time World Champion in three-cushion billiards, having won the titles in 1986, 1987, 1991, 1997 and in 2015.
Torbjørn Røe Isaksen is a Norwegian politician, MP for the Conservative Party who has served as Minister of Trade and Industry since January 2018. He previously served as Minister of Education and Research from October 2013 to January 2018; except from September to November 2017 when he was on parental leave and his duties was upheld by Henrik Asheim.
Norstedts Förlag is a book publishing company in Sweden. Norstedt's is Sweden's oldest publishing house and one of the largest in the country. It was founded in 1823 by Per Adolf Norstedt, under the name P. A. Norstedt & Söner.
An underdog is a participant in a fight, conflict, or game who is not expected to win. It may also refer to:
Torbjørn "Toby" Agdestein is a Norwegian professional footballer who currently plays as a striker for OBOS side Aalesund.
Xylem Inc. is a large American water technology provider, enabling customers worldwide to transport, treat, test and efficiently use water in public utility, residential, commercial, agricultural and industrial settings. The company does business in more than 150 countries. Launched in 2011 as the spinoff of the water-related businesses of ITT Corporation, Xylem is headquartered in Rye Brook, N.Y., with 2015 revenues of $3.65 billion and 12,500 employees worldwide.
Torbjørn Sunde is a Norwegian jazz musician (trombone), known from several recordings with such as Terje Rypdal, Edward Vesala, Jon Balke, Knut Værnes, Rickie Lee Jones, Randy Crawford, Dr. John, Jan Eggum, Jan Garbarek, and Mezzoforte.
Torbjørn Grytten is a Norwegian football striker who currently plays for Faroe Islands Premier League side KÍ Klaksvík.
Events in the year 1964 in Sweden.
Torbjörn Zetterberg is a Swedish jazz musician and composer, known from collaborations with Jonas Kullhammar.
Kalle Flygt is a former professional tennis player from Sweden.
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