Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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