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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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