Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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Danish scientist that discovered that electric currents induce magnetic fields
Modern Norwegian explorer known for his Kon-Tiki Expedition
Creators of Skype
Professional, Swedish, female golfer
Swedish tennis player, former world No. 1
Norwegian inventor of the paperclip
Norwegian playwright and poet, famous for A Doll's House
First European explorer of the New World, 'the Lucky'
Finnish racing driver and two-time Formula One World Champion
Finnish creator of the Linux operating system
World famous, Swedish director, writer and producer for film, stage and television.
Author of Out of Africa under the pen name Isak Dinesen
Father Christmas*
Swedish author of The Wonderful Adventures of Nils
Swedish astronomer, famous for his temperature measurement
Norwegian actress and film director, appeared in Persona
Norwegian composer and pianist
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Great Danish physicist, worked with quantum mechanics and Manhattan Project
Finnish creator of the Moomin books (childern's fantasy series)
Fictional comic-strip Viking
Finnish ice hockey player, right winger who currently manages team Finland
Author of Pippi Longstocking
Founder of world's largest furniture shop IKEA
Norwegian explorer, scientist, and diplomat famous for his arctic expeditions
Swedish botanist, physician, and zoologist know for Binomial nomenclature
World famous Swedish band, Dancing Queen
First person to reach the South Pole
Danish writer, poet and playwright, famous for fairytales like the Little Mermaid
19th century opera singer, 'Swedish Nightingale'
Founder of Finnish cellphone company Nokia
Fictional Danish prince, enemy of Claudius
Swedish inventor and scientist, famous for dynamite
Norwegian football manager and former footballer who played mostly for Manchester United
Norwegian expressionist painter, The Scream

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