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Torgny is a given name. Notable people with the name include:

Torgny Lindgren Swedish writer

Gustav Torgny Lindgren was a Swedish writer.

Torgny Mogren is a Swedish former cross-country skier who competed from 1984 to 1998. He won the gold medal in the 4 x 10 km relay at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. His best individual finish was a 5th in the combined pursuit at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

Sten Torgny Söderberg is a Swedish songwriter. He has worked a lot together with Lena Philipsson and written schlager songs such as "100%", "Kärleken är evig" and "Diggi-loo diggi-ley". "Diggi-loo diggi-ley" won the Swedish Melodifestivalen 1984 and even the Eurovision Song Contest 1984.

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Torgny (village) section of Rouvroy, Belgium

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Torgny Torgnysson Segerstedt was a Swedish philosopher and sociologist. He was the son of the elder Torgny Segerstedt, scholar of comparative religion and publicist remembered especially for his uncompromising anti-Nazi stance. To distinguish him from his father, when needed, he is often referred to as Torgny T:son Segerstedt, or Torgny Segerstedt the younger.

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Erik Segerstedt Swedish singer

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Svante Martin Henriksson Holmdahl was a Swedish professor of anesthesiology, who was rector magnificus of Uppsala university between 1978 and 1989.

Ingrid Segerstedt Wiberg was a Swedish journalist and politician. She was a prominent activist for freedom of speech, peace, human rights and the care of refugees.

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