His Royal Highness Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden recently awarded Lars the honor of Riddare av Nordstjärneorden(Knight of the Polar Star). Lars received his medallion and certificate on May 4th at the Consular Conference in Washington D.C signed by His Royal Highness Carl XVl.
If you have lost or been released from your Swedish citizenship, you can under certain circumstances, regain your Swedish citizenship through notification as of April 1, 2015.
The rules differ depending on the country of which you are currently a citizen. More information on migrationsverket.se
Professor Ann-Charlotte Gavel Adams, holder of the Barbro Osher Endowed Chair of Swedish Studies, was elected to be a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities on February 3, 2015. The Royal Swedish Academy is the oldest Learned Society in Sweden, founded by Queen Lovisa Ulrika in 1753. The Academy supports research in Philology, Literature, and History, and serves as a steward for Cultural Treasures in Sweden. Professor Gavel Adams was honored as a corresponding member.
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