Tycho Hedén was a trained painter and also an ombudsman in the Swedish painters Union 1942–1954.
Hedén was interested in politics and he was the director of Folkets Hus, chairman of Uppsala Workers municipality, chairman of Uppsala County Social Democratic Party District 1920–1960, member of the city council from 1919 to 1959 and member of the county Council 1930–1962.
For several decades, Tycho Hedén was a leading politician in Uppsala and influential in the city's labour movement.
New residential areas were built in Uppsala during Hedén's time, which was led by City architect Gunnar Leche.
Burial site: 0150-2047
Image description: Tycho Hedén, Uppsala 1954. Photo: Uppsala-Bild / Upplandsmuseet. [The image is cropped]
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