Place of Birth: Falun, Dalarna, Sweden
Date of Birth: 5 October, 1980
Joakim Brodén is a Swedish-Czech musician. He is the lead vocalist, keyboardist, and occasional guitarist of the power metal band Sabaton.
His father, Ulf Olof Brodén, is Swedish, also from Falun. His mother, Anna (Holečeková), is Czech.
Joakim’s paternal grandfather was Bengt Olof Brodén (the son of Johan Arvid Gustafsson Brodén and Ellen Josefina Sätterholm). Bengt was born in Gävle, Gävleborg. Johan was the son of Gustaf Persson and Carin Ersdotter. Ellen was the daughter of Carl Petter Sätterholm and Maria Olsdotter Sjöström.
Joakim’s paternal grandmother was Elsie Viktoria Eriksson (the daughter of Gustaf Sigfrid Eriksson and Anna Josefina Åkerlind). Elsie was born in Östervåla, Västmanland. Gustaf was the son of Erik Ersson and Stina Cajsa, Palmgren. Anna was the daughter of Erik Åkerlind and Carin Ersdotter.
Sources: Genealogy of Joakim Brodén – https://www.geni.com
Genealogy of Joakim’s paternal grandfather, Bengt Olof Brodén (focusing on his own father’s side) – http://www.bygdeband.se
Baptismal record of Joakim’s paternal great-grandmother, Ellen Josefina Sätterholm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se
Baptismal record of Joakim’s paternal great-great-grandfather, Carl Petter Sätterholm – https://sok.riksarkivet.se
Baptismal record of Joakim’s paternal great-great-grandmother, Maria Olsdotter Sjöström – https://sok.riksarkivet.se
Genealogy of Joakim’s paternal grandmother, Elsie Viktoria (Eriksson) Brodén – http://www.bygdeband.se