Namesakes

Nobel Prize Winners: 1 medicine
(medicine) Torsten Wiesel (a.k.a. Nils)   1981  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Booboo Stewart (a.k.a. Nils)   1994-  
Notable Athletes: 1 soccer
(soccer) Nils Liedholm   1922-2007  
Olympic Medalists: 4 silver, 2 bronze, 2 gold, 1 bronze/silver
(silver) Nils Frykberg   1912   3000 m team  
(bronze) Nils Sandström   1920   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Nils Backlund   1920   water polo  
(silver) Nils Skoglund   1920   diving - plain high  
(bronze/silver) Nils Engdahl   1920; 1924   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(silver) Nisse Nilsson (a.k.a. Nils)   1964   ice hockey  
(silver) Nils Johansson   1964   ice hockey  
(gold) Torgny Mogren (a.k.a. Nils)   1988   cross-country skiing  
(gold) Nils Schumann   2000   800 m  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 3 prime ministers
Nils Edén   1917-1920  
Thorbjörn Fälldin (a.k.a. Nils)   1976-1978; 1979-1982  
Carl Bildt (a.k.a. Nils)   1991-1994