Namesakes

Danish Kings and Queens: 3 kings
King Svend I Forkbeard (a.k.a. Sven)   986-1014  
King Svend II (a.k.a. Sven)   1047-1074  
King Svend III Grathe (a.k.a. Sven)   1146-1157  
English and British Kings and Queens: 1 king
King Sven Forkbeard   1013-1014  
Norwegian Kings and Queens: 1 king
King Svein (a.k.a. Sven)   1030-1035  
Notable Athletes: 3 soccer, 1 chess
(soccer) Sven-Göran Eriksson   1948-  
(chess) Magnus Carlsen (a.k.a. Sven)   1990-  
(soccer) Pontus Jansson (a.k.a. Sven)   1991-  
(soccer) Tino-Sven Sušić   1992-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Sven Hedin   1865-1952  
Olympic Medalists: 4 bronze, 2 silver, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Sven Malm   1920   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Sven Lundgren   1920   3000 m team  
(silver) Sven Lodziewski   1988   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Sven Rothenberger   1996   equestrian  
(bronze) Sven Riederer   2004   triathlon  
(silver/gold) Sven Kramer   2006; 2010; 2014   speed skating  
(silver) Erik Karlsson (a.k.a. Sven)   2014   ice hockey  
Swedish Kings and Queens: 1 king
King Blot-Sven   1084-1087  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Olof Palme (a.k.a. Sven)   1969-1976; 1982-1986