Marcus Wallenberg, Jr.

For other people named Marcus Wallenberg, see Marcus Wallenberg (disambiguation).
Marcus Wallenberg, Jr.

Marcus Wallenberg during the 1960's
Born (1899-10-05)5 October 1899
Stockholm, Sweden
Died 13 November 1982(1982-11-13) (aged 83)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Alma mater Uppsala University
Occupation Banker
Tennis player
Spouse(s) Dorothy Mackay (1923–1935)
Marianne De Geer af Leufsta (1937–1978)
Children Peter Wallenberg
Marc Wallenberg
Ann-Mari Wallenberg
Parent(s) Marcus Wallenberg
Amalia Wallenberg
Awards Knight of Royal Order of the Seraphim

Marcus "Dodde" Wallenberg, Jr. RoKKMO (5 October 1899 in Stockholm, Sweden – 13 September 1982 in Stockholm), was a Swedish banker and business manager. He was the most influential representative for the Swedish industrial tradition and Swedish business’ during the 20th century. He was the CEO of Stockholms Enskilda Bank 1946–1958 and during half a century – from the early 1930s until his death 1982 – he led and reconstructed many of Sweden's largest companies. During World War Two Marcus together with Erik Boheman were appointed to conduct the Swedish trade negotiations.[1][2]

Marcus Wallenberg had a big interest in sailing and tennis. He participated in the 1936 Olympic games and was a Swedish elite tennis player. He received a technological honorary degree from Royal Institute of Technology.


  1. Att förvalta sitt pund, Marcus Wallenberg 1899–1982, Ulf Olsson, Ekerlids, 2000.
  2. På vakt. Kabinettssekreterare under andra världskriget, Erik Boheman, Norstedts, 1964.
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