Britt Wadner.
The founder and owner of Radio Syd. The Swedish media called her "The Pirate Queen". She was a pioneer in free radio and refused to call it Pirate Radio. Instead she choose to call it Private Radio.
She had her own very popular program every Sunday called " The Sunday Post".
She never stopped fighting the Swedish Government during the seven years Radio Syd was broadcasting from waters outside Sweden and she was jailed for a month in 1964.
Britt Wadner started Radio Syd in Gambia 1968. Later she developed the hotel "Wadner Beach" in Banjul, The Gambia.
In the mid 70's she moved to Florida USA. 1985 she sold the Hotel Wadner Beach and moved back to Sweden where she lived until 13th March 1987 when she died.