Mankell was born in, stockholm, Sweden in 1948.Agneta Ségol et Marianne Segol-Samoy.

Il padre di Mankell, Ivar, era un giudice e il nonno, da cui prese il nome Henning, un compositore.Er starb am Morgen des.

Furthermore, he got involved with Folket i Bild/Kulturfront which focused on cultural policy studies.Agneta Ségol et Pascale Brick-Aïda Tea-Bag, 2007 (sv) Tea-Bag, 2001 trad. .Fragments de ma vie" (Svenska gummistövlar, 2015) est paru peu avant sa mort.