Kurt Axelsson (10 November 1941 – 15 December 1984) was a Swedish footballer.
Axelsson played for Rännbergs IK, IFK Sunne and IK Sleipner before making his top flight debut in Allsvenskan 1964, with GAIS. He was a great defender for the Gothenburg club and played 71 games for them. In 1967, he turned professional with Club Brugge K.V. in Belgium, where in 6 seasons, he played 153 games and scored 4 goals for the club. He then played for A.S.V. Oostende K.M. (1973–76) and was a player-trainer for K.V. Kortrijk.
Axelsson was capped 30 times between 1966 and 1971 for the Swedish national team and was a member of the team in the 1970 FIFA World Cup.
Kurt Axelsson died 1984 in a car accident, aged only 43.