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Axel Nordlander
Nordlander and Lady Artist in 1912.
Birth name Axel Nils August Nordlander
Born (1879-09-21)21 September 1879
Died 30 April 1962(1962-04-30) (aged 82)
Place of birth Hagge bruk, Sweden
Service/branch Swedish Army
Years of service 1900–1946[1]
Rank Cavalry captain
Unit Scanian Hussar Regiment (1906–25)
Scanian Cavalry Regiment (1929–46)

Axel Nils August Nordlander (21 September 1879 – 30 April 1962) was a Swedish officer and horse rider. He competed at the 1912 Summer Olympics and won the individual and team eventing competitions.[2][3]


  1. Harnesk, Paul, ed (1948) (in Swedish). Vem är vem?. D. 4, Skånedelen. Stockholm: Vem är vem bokförlag. pp. 409–410. 
  2. Axel Nordlander
  3. Axel Nordlander. Swedish Olympic Committee

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