Honorary members

The Nation may elect as lifetime honorary members:

  1. persons who have made especially important contributions to the nation,
  2. persons who have shown excellent scientific, artistic, literary or civic virtue, who either are or have been members of the nation, or are born  in Västmanland or Dalarna, or who have or have had their base of operations in those provinces, or otherwise share a close bond with the Nation.


At present, the Nation has 62 honorary members:

  1. Opera singer Busk Margit Jonsson
  2. Financial consultant Bo Rock, Second Curator 1972, Treasurer 1979-1993
  3. Consul General, M.D. (h.c) Anders Wall
  4. Chamber musician Lars Roos
  5. Concert singer and cultural entrepreneur Margareta Jonth
  6. Bo Berggren, D.Tech
  7. Newspaper editor Lennart Bengtsson
  8. Editor Anders H Pers
  9. Executive director Bo Aulin, First Curator 1974-1976
  10. Information manager Rolf Kroon, LL.B., Treasurer since 1993
  11. Bishop emeritus Claes Bertil Ytterberg
  12. Professor Uno Erikson
  13. Excecutive director Lars Ramqvist
  14. Former Cabinet minister Lena Hjelm-Wallén
  15. Anders Milton M.D.
  16. Executive director  Christer Brandberg, Second Curator 1969
  17. Brigadier Lennart Johansson
  18. Former Govenor of Västmanland Mats Svegfors
  19. Professor Bo Södersten
  20. Professor emeritus Lars Edebo, First Curator 1964-1965
  21. Conductor professor Cecilia Rydinger
  22. Director of studies Stig Brewitz, Second Curator 1968
  23. Professor Peter Wallensteen
  24. Professor Gert Klötzke
  25. Vicar Åsa Jonsson
  26. Financial consultant Helene Erbing Backström, Manager of economy and property 1987-2000, Deputy Treasurer since 2002
  27. Former superintendent Barbro Bursell
  28. Architect Anders Bexelius
  29. Executive director Jörgen Jonsson, Librarian 1983-1986, Manager of economy and property 1986-1987
  30. Former Cabinet minister Thomas Östros
  31. Professor Börje Johansson
  32. Professor Anne-Liis von Knorring, Inspector 2006-2011
  33. Musician Clas Yngström
  34. Speedway driver Tony Rickardsson
  35. Archbishop Anders Wejryd
  36. Entertainer Peter Carlsson
  37. Professor KG Nilson
  38. Entertainer Birgit Carlstén
  39. Professor Ulf Danielsson
  40. Music teacher Christer Hjort
  41. Author and journalist Ingrid Carlberg
  42. Docent Johan Sundström, Inspector 2011- 2016
  43. Attorney at law Anna-Karin Spector Höök, Second curator 1975-76 and Nation attorney
  44. Tax lawyer Torbjörn Spector, Librarian 1977-78, Historiographer 1978-79, Nation attorney 1979-81
  45. Journalist and author Magnus Lind
  46. Professor Jan “Gulan” Gulliksen
  47. Professor Ulla Börestam, Second Curator 1974
  48. Road historian Jan-Olof Montelius, Librarian 1971-73, First Curator 1977-78
  49. Mikael Gidhagen  PhD (Econ.), Proinspector 2013 – 2021
  50. Bishop Thomas Söderberg
  51. Former Govenor of Västmanland Håkan Wåhlstedt
  52. Professor Staffan Yngve
  53. Skribenten och ordförande Karin Perers
  54. Juris kandidat Anna-Pia Norman Wahlund
  55. Museidirektör och adjungerad professor Johan Cederlund
  56. Professor och vicerektor Johan Tysk
  57. Former secretary of Region Uppsala Elisabet Kroon
  58. Ethnologist Richard Tellström
  59. Opera singer Anna Larsson
  60. Professor Anna Götlind