Famous Scandinavians

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Can you name the famous Scandinavians described below?

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

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