Pain of Greta Thunberg as she reveals her grandfather has died at the age of 94 

Pain of Greta Thunberg as she reveals her grandfather has died at the age of 94

17-year-old posted to social media that her grandfather had died yesterday Olof Thunberg had been due to turn 95-years-old and Greta paid tribute to himThe activist described him as ‘one of the kindest people’ she had ever known  

Climate activist Greta Thunberg has paid tribute to her grandfather after she revealed on social media that the 94-year-old had died.

Taking to Instagram, the 17-year-old from Sweden revealed that Olof Thunberg ‘passed away’.

Posting she said: ‘Yesterday my grandfather Olof Thunberg passed away. He was about to turn 95. He was one of the kindest people I have ever known. We miss him terribly.’

Greta also took to Twitter where she posted a series of photos of her grandfather. 

Olof Thunberg

Greta Thunberg took to social media to post about her grandfather Olof Thunberg (right) who died yesterday while she was in London (she is pictured left during a trip to Germany earlier this month)

She posted the below tribute to her grandfather on social media platform Instagram

She posted the below tribute to her grandfather on social media platform Instagram

She posted that he was ‘one of Sweden’s biggest actors’. 

Olof had worked as an actor, voice artist and director with a career that spanned over 75-years. 



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