Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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