Professor Hans Rosling in front of a chart.
Professor Hans Rosling. Credit: Marc Femenia / TT

The world according to Hans Rosling

12 min

We are slowly nearing the end of the year and the end of the decade, and the reviews of 2009 and the past ten years are beginning to appear. Already a few weeks ago, the American magazine Foreign Policy listed the worlds 100 most influential thinkers in the year 2009.

Among them was the Swedish health professor and statistics enthusiast Hans Rosling, who made it to number 96 for "boggling our minds with paradigm-shattering data". 

To listen to Ulla Engberg's report on Rosling and his message to the world, click above.

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