Alsterlund, Edna

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Alsterlund, Edna Gender: F
born on 24 September 1948 at 15:35 (= 3:35 PM )
Place Fredriksberg, Sweden, 60n08, 14e23
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 01°26' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 11°44 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 07°24'


Swedish journalist and author. She grew up in Särö south of Gothenburg and moved to Stockholm when she was a teenager. After studying journalism, she worked for the photo magazine View, writing detective stories, and reporting on sport and society. From 1981 she worked in the United States as a correspondent for various Swedish newspapers and magazines. From 1996 to 2003 she nursed her husband, former world heavyweight boxing champion Ingemar Johansson, who suffered from premature dementia. Her 2012 book, "Den längsta ronden" [The Longest Round] depicts her time as his carer. Today, Edna Alsterlund writes about fashion, trends and beauty. She lives in Stockholm with her partner and their two Jack Russell dogs.



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Den längsta ronden" by Edna Alsterlund (Bokförlaget Forum, 2012): "Exakt på minuten i det ögonblick jag själv föddes, den 24 september 1948 klockan 15.35, fast 50år senare, står jag nu tillsammans med Ingemar framför min svärmors kista och niger ett sista farväl."

Translation: At the precise minute that I was born, 24 September 1948 at 15:35, but 50 years later, I stood together with Ingemar in front of my in-law's coffin for a last farewell.

Note: The place of birth is given on the Web as Säfsnäs, Dalarna. Fredriksberg is the capital of this area.



  • Vocation : Medical : Other Medical Vocations (Carer)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist