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Alva Myrdal

Alva MyrdalAKA Alva Reimer

Born: 31-Jan-1902
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden
Died: 1-Feb-1986
Location of death: Ersta, Sweden
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Norra Begravningsplatsen, Stockholm, Sweden

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat

Nationality: Sweden
Executive summary: Swedish diplomat, Nobel Prize recipient

Husband: Gunnar Myrdal (economist, m. 1924, d. 1987, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Sissela Bok (ethicist)
Son: Jan Myrdal (author, b. 19-Jul-1927)
Daughter: Kaj Fölster

    University: Stockholm University (1926)

    Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels 1970 (with Gunnar Myrdal)
    Nobel Peace Prize 1982
    Esperanto speakers
    Risk Factors: Brain Cancer

Is the subject of books:
Alva Myrdal: A Daughter's Memoir, 1991, BY: Sissela Bok, DETAILS: (biography)

Author of books:
Nation and Family (1965, nonfiction)
Women's Two Roles (1968, with V. Klein (nonfiction)
The Game of Disarmament: How the United States and Russia Run the Arms Race (1976, nonfiction)
War, Weapons and Everyday Violence (1977, nonfiction)
Dynamics of European Nuclear Disarmament (1981, nonfiction)

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