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Clas Svahn
Born in Mariestad, Sweden, 1958. Studies at the High School for Journalism (Journalisthögskolan), Gothenburg.

Present occupation: Journalist with Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm), Sweden's largest morning newspaper, since 1990. Works as a reviewer for UFO, science fiction and other related books for the Swedish libraries.

Founded the local group UFO-Mariestad in 1974, member of UFO-Sweden's board since 1988 and chairman of that national group since 1991. Vice chairman of Archives of UFO Research. Co-editor of UFO-Sweden's magazine UFO-Aktuellt.

Publications (UFO books): Domstensfallet - en svensk närkontakt 1958with Anders Liljegren (The Domsten case - a Swedish close encounter in 1958, AFU 1989), Mötet i gläntan with Gösta Carlsson (The encounter in the clearing, NTB Parthenon, 1995), UFO-Mysteriet - från flygande tefat till cirklar i sädesfälten (The UFO mystery, Parthenon 1998), Fakta om UFO (Facts about UFOs, Parthenon 1998) with Göran Norlén, and by himself UFO - möte med det okända (UFO - encounter with the unknown, Semic 2000). In 2002 he was the main contributor to the book Världens största konspirationer (The world's largest conspiracies, Semic). In 2006, he published Det okända (The Unknown, Semic) about the paranormal, strange events and UFOs and has contracted for a follow-up book on the same themes.

Contributions to other books:

One chapter in UFOs 1947-1987 - The 40 Year Search for an Explanation with Anders Liljegren (Fortean Tomes 1987, ed. Evans/Spencer); One chapter in Phenomenon (Futura 1988, ed. Spencer/Evans); One chapter, "Sweden's Ghost Rocket Delusion of 1946" with Robert Bartholomew and Anders Liljegren (in UFOs & Alien Contact, Prometheus Books 1998); One chapter, "The Swedish Ghost Rocket Delusion of 1946" with Robert Bartholomew, Glenn Dawes and Anders Liljegren (Fortean Studies Volume 6, John Brown Publ. 1999, ed. Steve Moore).

Other media:

Svahn has co-produced several domestic TV-programs in Sweden as well as SciFi Channel's Earthscan and Sweden special. He has contributed with articles in many Swedish and foreign UFO magazines. Svahn's pictures have been published in many books and magazines, such as: Evans/Spencer, ed: UFOs 1947-1987 (1987), Stone: UFO Investigation (1993), Moran: Alien art (1998), Clark: The UFO Encyclopedia (1998) and Bord: The World of the Unexplained (1998).

Special interests: UFO research, amateur astronomy.


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