Gunnel Vallquist

Swedish writer and translator, member of the Swedish Academy

Gunnel Vallquist (19 June 1918 – 11 January 2016) was a Swedish writer and translator. She became a member of the Swedish Academy in 1982. She wrote over twenty books. She also translated In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust from French into Swedish. She was born in Stockholm.

Gunnel Vallquist
Baptised19 June 1918
Died11 January (aged 93)

Vallquist died on 11 January 2016, aged 97.[1]


  1. "Akademieledamoten Gunnel Vallquist är död". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). 11 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.